Archive for category Social Enterprise

Get on the train to Brussels and make new friends.

Reading documents from the European Commission require some preparation: firstly a cup of tea and a packet of Fig Rolls; secondly some good music (in this case my favourite Sharon Shannon); and finally a comfortable cushion. As those of you who read this blog (thank you all very much, by the way), I am quite […]

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Be Prepared: 100 Days and counting… and don’t forget the torch.

On Wednesday this week we hosted the sector’s first ever Pan London Olympic strategy meeting.  It was our way of helping London’s childcare industry consider how it could respond proactively and in a grown up way to the inevitable disruption the Olympics will cause during the summer. The Olympics may officially begin in 100 days, […]

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Life can be perfect, so raise a glass of Bollinger to a world of Social Enterprises.

It wasn’t Big Society or social value that got Mr. Cameron out of Downing St to celebrate social businesses, it was money; or at least the draw of it. Big Society Capital, long planned and much mooted by Mr Hurd MP, finally launched; but had it not been for the Prime Minister helping out on […]

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