A campaign to get people back to work, save national skills and fill vacancies in businesses of all sizes comes together on Retweet for Work Day this Thursday, 8th December.
December 2011 - Page 3 of 3 - NewStart
Understanding complexity or networks won't change an uncertain and gloomy future. It's hard to know what is coming or what the response should be. But this approach may help we us become ready and agile.
As cuts start to bite and public services and regeneration funds are withdrawn, housing associations are picking up the extra demand. But can they, and should they, fill the gap in regeneration provision? Clare Goff and Austin Macauley investigate
While critics will say that this investment pales in comparison with what was already underway from the last government, it may at least start to provide the climate for some kernels of growth.
ISSUE 495, DECEMBER 2011 *ANNUAL ROUND-UP*
The Portas Review, is a simple, action focussed, ‘new season’ type shopping list. However, fettered by its high street focus, and it only sees part of the story. It fails to adequately explore the high street in relation to wider systemic issues as regards local economies, planning and the environment and the changing wider function of cities and towns.
Speirs Lock is a vision of what is possible with a little imagination and belief. It is a vision of a different type of economy. One that still produces jobs and new businesses, still relies on traditional skills and still demands hard work.