Larger businesses are often seen as the better investment bet. But for more resilient economies, we must focus on helping SMEs to flourish. GSG's Krisztina Tora on lessons from pioneering efforts in Zambia and Ghana.
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.
With the launch of the UK Financial Inclusion Commission's final report, community finance has been at the forefront of debate this week. Sector leaders tell Pioneers Post that legislation must follow.