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From inmates to entrepreneurs

Aug 09, 2018

One of the major challenges for ex-prisoners is the struggle to get a job on civvy street, because earning a living is so vital for integrating into society. Jobs don’t just provide an income, they also provide stability, and a source of pride....

Taking on the Johns: the need-to-know about female founder funding

Jul 26, 2018

In 2015, The Guardian worked out that there were more men named ‘John’ leading FTSE 100 companies than there were women. We’ve nothing against the name ‘John’ – but if you’re more likely to encounter two Johns in the boardroom than someone with a...

Ad competition to bust gender stereotypes - £500,000 of ad space to be won

Jul 26, 2018

City Hall and Transport for London have come up with an advertising competition to improve the way that women are represented on billboards and posters around the capital. Up for grabs is £500,000 worth of premium advertising space across the TfL...

AI to change jobs – not steal them!

Jul 26, 2018

If you’ve touched a newspaper over the last three years, you’ll have encountered some of the hysteria about AI and automation. Gloomy headlines speak of human jobs going to algorithms, of queues outside job centres, and of the 1% getting rich(er)...

How entrepreneurship is transforming the lives of resettled refugees

Jul 12, 2018

To say that refugees have it tough sounds like stating the obvious. Forced to flee their homes, enduring horrendous journeys across seas and continents, treated with suspicion and mistrust wherever they go...it’s not a barrel of laughs.