Philanthropists come in all shapes and sizes. Cecilie Hestbaek at NPC explores the dilemmas of some wondering where to put their money when so many charities are now instrumental in pulic service delivery.
"Telling our story isn’t enough – we have to demonstrate the value of the benefit we provide." A new report has found that the UK community transport sector has the potential to make savings of up to £1.1bn a year for the public purse.
How can the philosophies of author, broadcaster, professor and all round business guru Charles Shandy apply to public service practitioners? Andrew Laird, a leader in public service spin-outs, explains all.
UK social enterprises are outperforming mainstream businesses on job creation, start-up rates and in promoting diversity, but key challenges around access to finance and public sector contracts remain barriers to the continued growth of the sector.
Data – the buried treasure that can improve service delivery and save your social venture serious cash... but only when it is used wisely. Mutual Ventures present their top 5 tips on using data wisely.
The overriding culture in public services is "to avoid failure at all costs rather than chasing the next big idea". Andrew Laird argues this must change and looks to the likes of Dyson and the traditional design and manufacturing sector for inspiration.