Reporting from this week’s GSG Impact Summit, Laura Joffre hears how data – however untidy – is “revolutionising” behaviour. Plus, the high-profile venture that wants to transform governance, and more top stories this week.
Are public sector accounts ‘materially misstated’? Our columnist gets anxious as he submerges himself in the alphabet soup of global public sector accounting standards – and proposes a simple addition to bring social value back to the surface.
An informed attitude to risk could prove highly advantageous to enterprising charities willing to consider the potential impact social finance could create, argues Eddie Finch from UK chartered accountants Buzzacott.