Social enterprise enjoyed a close relationship with UK governments in the past, but is the heat of the initial passion now cooling? We asked a selection of leading figures from the social enterprise world for their insiders’ insights.
Is the goal rather than your commitment the problem? In a new series scrutinising key challenges that social enterprise leaders face, Terri McBride shares how she and her colleagues have helped senior staff reflect upon and realign their aims to get results.
James Perry is revolting against shareholder capitalism. It’s killing us and it’s time to change, he says. A proposal to introduce a new type of company in England – the benefit company – could be the first step towards a world with less inequality, a halt to climate change and fewer people fleeing disaster.
2016 was quite a year for civil society minister Rob Wilson. Following Brexit, a departmental move raised eyebrows and something called the Inclusive Economy Unit was established. We caught up with the minister to make sense of it all.