Monthly Archives: August 2011

Should Foundations engage with Payment by Results?

The recent Cabinet Office Social Impact Bond announcement  has highlighted a significant ask that Government is making of foundations  around Payment by Results[i]. The DWP Innovation Fund, sub-contractors to the Work Programme, the Ministry of Justice Innovation pilots, the Cabinet … Continue reading

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Call for ideas – potential Social Impact Bonds in the Republic of Ireland

Social Finance is supporting RoI-based social investment organisation Clann Credo to scope the potential for developing Social Impact Bonds in Ireland. Clann Credo are seeking suggestions of potential SIB applications in the Irish context. Any thoughts should be emailed to … Continue reading

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New Trainers vs. New Trainees: The Case for Youth Employment

Baseball bats were not the only commodity to experience a sharp increase in demand as a result of last week’s rioting.  Sensible explanations for the country’s social problems were also highly sought after.  Consumerism, lack of parental responsibility, inequality, hatred … Continue reading

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