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  • Meet Helena Trippe, CEO of RentSquare

    23 avril 2018, par Kristel Tracey
    Meet Helena Trippe, CEO of RentSquare, one of the seven ventures on the first cohort of our Reimagining Rent programme which is supporting innovations working to make the private rented sector work better for vulnerable people. We talk with Helena about what inspired her to start RentSquare how (...)
  • Meet Helena Trippe, CEO of RentSquare

    23 avril 2018, par Kristel Tracey
    Meet Helena Trippe, CEO of RentSquare, one of the seven ventures on the first cohort of our Reimagining Rent programme which is supporting innovations working to make the private rented sector work better for vulnerable people. We talk with Helena about what inspired her to start RentSquare how (...)
  • Reimagining Rent-Demo Day approaches

    11 avril 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    For the past six months we have been running Reimagining Rent, our unique housing accelerator programme in partnership with the Nationwide Foundation. The initiative supports a range of ambitious ventures focused on tackling inequality in the private rental sector, and our Demo Day on 25 April (...)
  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces

    29 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    Heroes live among us. In literature, film, activism, politics. From Greek myths to Star Wars, our attraction to heroic endeavour is deep within every culture; deep within our psyche. It pervades most of our modern day story-telling. We demand a story with a human face. We love to journey with (...)
  • The Changing Face of Business & Civil Society

    28 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    It’s been interesting to see the Government’s Civil Society ‘Listening Project’ taking such a broad view of civil society – which is described as all those outside of the public sector who share the mission of building a strong society and improving lives, regardless of traditional sector (...)
  • Supporting community voices : the power of participatory and peer research

    22 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    Community-led innovation has experienced significant growth and support in the past few years. Social Innovation Community (SIC) reflects this in its community-led innovation network – a group of people across Europe dedicated to developing and disseminating community-led innovation tools, (...)
  • Unravelling the spiral of debt

    20 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    High Cost Credit is a key element of the Poverty Premium. Its grossly unjust and means that people on low incomes pay far more for everyday good and services than those who are better off. Our Head of Communications Lucie Russell talks about our recent High Cost Credit research in Wales on the (...)
  • Young Academy Accelerator – last chance to apply !

    15 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    There are just four days left to apply for our next Young Academy Accelerator for social ventures working in education! Jon Maiden, co-founder of Panjango, who completed the Accelerator in 2017, talks about his project and the impact of the Young Academy. The post Young Academy Accelerator – (...)
  • Rethinking welfare : basic income in Barcelona and beyond

    7 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    Basic income is an unconditional, non-withdrawable income for every citizen. The Young Foundation is currently conducting basic income related research in Barcelona as part of the B-MINCOME experiment. Amanda Hill-Dixon explores what makes it unique. Rethinking the welfare system In November (...)
  • How to set up a process of social innovation

    6 mars 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    SIC will be sharing our process, methodology, cases and solutions from our experimentation work over the coming months. We hope it will inspire similar work throughout Europe, creating a common voice for social change. We start by sharing our methodology. Social Innovation Methodology Financial (...)

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