Community development finance institution Salad Money says £40m commitment will help it meet “rocketing demand” for credit, and help NHS and other public sector workers to avoid payday lenders and loan sharks.
How do we incentivise innovators of all disciplines to solve our biggest social problems? From life-saving drones to mapping rainforests to AI fighting dementia, challenge prizes can enable major breakthroughs.
IMPACT 101: Bewildered by buzzwords? Drowning in jargon? Webreak down the terminology and get back to basics with impact economy concepts. This time, Ingrid Abreu Scherer provides your Impact 101 on ‘social prescribing’.
Long waits for mental health services are a dangerous waste of time. A new venture, Lemonade, wants to step in when young people most need help – and its co-founders say they've been welcomed with open arms.
"Health is wellness, not absence of illness," says Gemma Self of healthcare consultancy Reimagine Health. Self is striving to get the NHS to take a more holistic view of patient care, with intervention before people become ill.