Browsing All posts tagged under »social enterpise«

Lags the way to do it

April 19, 2019

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In the UK, many prison reformers are now turning to social enterprises and charities to work out innovative new ways of ensuring prisoners don't re-offend.

Organisations line up to run from the Big Society

December 19, 2011

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This weekend saw another key supporter of the Big Society defect. Following on from a mauling by the Public Accounts Committee, Sir Stephen Bubb, head of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, claimed that Big Society communications had failed and the brand is broken. Speaking to the FT, he said: I think the […]

A toxic link between social enterprise & Big Society?

December 2, 2011

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One of the more controversial questions from yesterday’s Guardian Q&A on social enterprises and the media, was what impact their association with the Big Society has had. And how toxic that association has been. Looking at Google search trend data for the last two years, we can see that after David Cameron appropriated social enterprises […]