Following the news that Nick O'Donohoe is to step down as CEO of Big Society Capital, James Perry looks at at the legacy left by the former 'City slicker' who dared to venture into the Wild West of social investment.
Social enterprises and trade unions should work "much more closely" together and find common ground, said CEO of Social Enterprise UK Peter Holbrook CBE at the Greenwich University Social Enterprise Festival this week.
Calling all social entrepreneur VIPs – Liam Black has a reality check for you. In an extract from The Social Entrepreneur's A to Z, he questions the glitz and glamour of the social enterprise award calendar and says you must keep your feet on the ground.
"Few organisations are geared up to know if they are creating as much social value as they can with the resources they have" – Jeremy Nicholls argues that better is not good enough, it's time to start optimising social value creation.