Putting employees’ wellbeing at the front and centre is essential to the survival of any social enterprise, writes Mental Health First Aid England CEO – and there are few simple ways to put that into action during lockdown.
Practising mindfulness techniques can lead to greater calm, clarity and contentment – and even compassion. The boss of Headspace for Work (Europe) on why it's worth adding moments of quiet into your daily routine.
The founder of Uganda's Social Innovation Academy on what strict lockdown has meant for a self-organising team – and the arrival of his first child. Plus, the entrepreneur who's found an opportunity to focus on untapped markets.
Research published today reveals that lack of government support threatens survival of thousands of social enterprises – including those working in health and social care – because measures are either insufficient, inappropriate or inaccessible.
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the current situation and all the challenges that's raising for those trying to keep a social enterprise afloat. But it is possible to keep the anxiety in check – here's one approach that might help.