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.
Confederation of British Industry – which represents nearly 200,000 UK firms – says businesses should ‘bottle the Covid-19 spirit of cooperation’ and ‘lock in’ employee wellbeing as part of wide-ranging vision to transform economy.
Business schools, ecosystem builders, accelerators and impact investors can all play a role in filling the 'wellbeing gap' that leaves many social entrepreneurs struggling, ashamed of failure or burnt out. Here are five places to start.
Burnout, stress and long hours have become the norm for employees, but social businesses can do it differently, writes Year Here fellow Emily Horton – who has seen first-hand that prioritising workers’ wellbeing is entirely possible.
To speak, just wave your spoon... With UK charities facing soaring demand for grief counselling due to Covid-19, social enterprises such as The Loss Project are using virtual meeting spaces – including 'Spoon Rooms' – to help mourners support each other online.
Covid-19 restrictions could be a chance to overhaul all those niggling issues in the ‘restaurant’ of your life. Episode three of ‘Kitchen Nightmare, Lockdown Edition’ asks: which customers will you invite back once you re-open for business?
Covid-19 restrictions could be the chance you never knew you needed to overhaul all those niggling issues in the ‘restaurant’ of your life. Katherine Burnard presents the Kitchen Nightmare episode that asks tough questions about your values.