Let's listen and learn from ED practitioners who are on the front lines. Refrain from listening to journalistic pundits, politicians, economists, and business leaders; they are not in our business. They have a role to play, but as partners.
Features Archive - Page 309 of 365 - NewStart
At a time when the supply of private investment in house building is at a low ebb, Baugruppe provides an opportunity for people to take matters into their own hands and can provide cost savings.
Ted Howard, showed us that a new economy and a new destiny for the poorest place can be achieved. Failing market capitalism and economic decline can bring social growth. It ain't capitalism, it ain't socialism, but this could be the future for regeneration.
The harsh reality that many areas face and which they must confront is that they are competing with many areas across the world with better growth potential. The reality is that England’s economy favours the haves, and that they are the have-nots.
We actually know very little about the effect of right to buy beyond a massive reduction in the availability of social housing. We don’t know how many purchasers stay in their homes for life, what happens in terms of succession, or (crucially) whether there are substantive changes in wealth or any link with wider opportunities.
A government that combines drastic benefit cuts and reducing public housing stock with a massive rise in unemployment (particularly youth unemployment) will see a return to the rough sleeper numbers we saw under Thatcher.
Tony Walsh left a career in regeneration behind to pursue his passion for poetry. But the two have more in common than he ever imagined, as Austin Macauley discovers
This week, as one of Britain’s wealthiest entrepreneurs gives us his self-help message - a peculiarly ironic statement in England’s most deprived city -, I’ll be taking it with a large pinch of salt.
The Social Value Act presents a great chance for social, economic and environmental concerns to become the cornerstone of service delivery.
It’s not a faith issue at all, but one of the double standards across the social enterprise and charity landscape. Why else would one hospice open a charity shop in a small town when another hospice already has one? This is the kind of competitive behaviour you get from Tesco and Starbucks, not organisations you’d expect to collaborate.