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Tree Shepherd Enterprise Manifesto for the Forgotten Millions
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Our 9 point enterprise manifesto for the forgotten millions This is our bold 9 point manifesto for really getting to grips with one of our most profound social problems: the deep-seated unemployment that pervades so many parts of our country but which remains hidden from view.  Long-term unemployment destroys people’s...
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Strategic reporting for a better society
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In December we heard that the Government’s Behavioural Insights team, or “Nudge” Unit, had found a way to persuade more than 100,000 extra people a year will carry donor cards. Their insight has helped solve one of the NHS's most frustrating conundrums - how to increase the number of people...
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L plates for entrepreneurs
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As a society we are very supportive of people when they are learning.  When we open the new Christmas game we take a few dummy runs at it so the whole family can learn the rules.  When I was a kid we even had a “doggy’s chance” whereby a younger...
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Colin to speak at Ethical Event 16th January 2014
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Colin Crooks, CEO of Tree Shepherd, will be sharing insights on his book 'How to make a Million Jobs' for an evening hosted by Ethical Events at St Faith's Church, Red Post Hill, London SE24 9JQ. He will also talk about his pioneering role as Social Entrepreneur in Residence for Lambeth Council. He will...
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Blog Friday Business Surgery
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The Tree Shepherd Surgery – where businesses get the help they need. Robyn at Archie Mac Designs Every Friday, Tree Shepherd opens its doors to local businesses to share, discuss and hopefully resolve any problems they are experiencing or provide some direction that will enable them to grow. The surgery...
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Short business courses at Lambeth College
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At the Lambeth College Brixton Centre, there are two short business courses coming up this November: Level 1 QCF in marketing on Fridays 10am-12pm from 8th November to 6th December. Non-accredited business course for start-ups and established businesses on Wednesdays 10am-12pm from 6th November to 4th December. Courses are free if you...
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Want to start your own business? Tackling the fear of failure
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Have you ever thought about starting your own business? You’re not alone. The RBS Enterprise Tracker, a regular survey into what we think about entrepreneurship, - http://unltd.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/RBS-Youth-Enterprise-Tracker-Summary_2nd-Quarter-2013-FINAL.pdf - reports that 38% of the UK’s adult population who are not currently self-employed would like to start their own business. At the...
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Three Hands Promotes Our Mentor Programme
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Three Hands are experts in creating high impact, real-life projects and partnerships to address business needs and benefit communities. In their October newsletter, they look at leadership development, senior skills-based volunteering, investing in STEM skills and graduate development. They also mention some of the most interesting opportunities they’ve come across recently...
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Morley College Shop on Lower Marsh Business Planning Course
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Enterprise Course Thursdays 17th, 24th, 31st Oct, 7th, 14th, 28th Nov 10am - 4pm Aim: To enable learners to research and produce the key components for a business plan and present them to the Morley College investment team. Morley College is planning to set up a retail outlet in Lower...
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Stockwell Enterprise Course in November
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The popular 'Start your own Enterprise' course will be delivered at Stockwell Park Community Centre this November. Delivery is in partnership with Morley College. Explore why you want to run a business. Understand how to price your product and sell it. Learn how to research your market and then manage your customers....
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