Monthly Archives: November 2012

Deciding to act earlier

After years of rather dry talk about public service transformation, in the run up to Chancellor’s Pre-Budget report next week the big debate on the future nature of services and welfare is starting to take shape. In the wake of … Continue reading

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They come in peace: UK Social Investment Trade Mission

Two weeks ago, 17 busy English people trundled onto a plane to fly across the ocean for four days of back-to-back meetings with their American peers on the unlikely subject of impact investing.  Sponsored by AchieveGood, the Boston Consulting Group, … Continue reading

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Recovery from addiction: can social investment help to find what works?

Recently the independent charity the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) published the findings from a 6-year review of drugs policy which included input from a wide range of sector experts. The report made a number of recommendations, but two stood … Continue reading

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