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If someone gave you £10 and said go and make some money with it, what would you do? Invest it in stocks and shares? Put a bet on England to win the World Cup? Perhaps not.Maybe you would start your own business. That's what thousands of children...

Can the interests of an individual nation be reconciled with humanity's greater good? Can a patriotic, nationally elected politician really give people in other countries equal consideration? Following his TEDTalk calling for a global ethic, UK Prime...

1. So, what is a Community Interest Company (CIC) and how is it connected with social enterprise? CICs were developed to address the lack of a legal vehicle for non-charitable social enterprises across the UK. Available since 2005, there are now over...

The Prince's Mayday network on climate change has today launched a new film aimed at encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises to seize the opportunities presented by addressing climate change. The ten minute film, entitled ‘Low Carbon, High...

Britain lacks the skills or training facilities to make the successful transition to a low-carbon economy that its international commitments require, an influential group of businesses and non-governmental organisations warns today. Skills shortage dents...

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This week is Global Entrepreneurship Week - one of the highlights of my year. Last year more than three million people attended over 25,000 events across the UK, and I am confident that 2009 will see those numbers exceeded. There is a huge variety of...

Societies gain financially from leaving forests intact rather than clearing them Money invested in protecting nature can bring huge financial returns, according to a major investigation into the costs and benefits of the natural world. It says money...

Almost half of UK workers say they have left a job because of bad management. Forty-nine per cent say that under less drastic circumstances, they would rather take a pay cut than work for someone who made bad decisions. The findings come in a survey...

Cornwall has been crowned the UK's best holiday destination at a travel-industry awards ceremony. The county claimed the British Travel Award title from the 2008 winner, the Lake District, following a public vote. It last scooped the award in...

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