• RIP social enterprise?

    Do you remember the Big Society bank? Indeed, do you remember the Big Society? There was a great Guardian cartoon a few years ago showing an armed robber going into a branch of the bank saying “this is a Big Society stick-up” to which the teller replies “we don’t have money as such…” and (holding […]

  • Beware corporate yes men

    The first time I heard Emeli Sandé’s dreary song “Next to Me” about a boyfriend who doesn’t stay out late with the lads or go anywhere or do anything apart from stay by her side, I remember thinking that he sounds a dull fellow and she seems to prefer a poodle to a lover.
    Now that […]