OUI hope that it will lead to the creation of new business models that are ‘adaptable, dynamic and supports all divisions equally.’
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‘It’s amazing what happens when you have to look people straight in the eye and realise they are not uncivilised thugs.’
The new funding is expected to help revamp local pubs with services ranging from village shops, libraries, and allotments, post offices to community cafes and cinemas.
The council estimates 25% of its 57,000 social housing residences don’t have permanent access to the internet.
More than 133,000 televisions will be recycled every year as part of the scheme.
‘It’s hard to take control and build a better life when you’re juggling the bills and high costs are pulling you under.’
‘It’s unacceptable that large numbers of people seeking work are being locked out of job opportunities simply because of poor public transport connections.’
The fund will support local action in Scotland that helps to address poverty and social exclusion.
Corporate social responsibility didn’t come from business schools, it came from outside, and it took schools a long time to latch on to what was happening.
‘This is an exciting opportunity to challenge the sometimes narrow “business as usual approach”.’