Enterprise / Entrepreneur / Government / Innovation / Technology

Creating a culture that encourages innovation

‘Innovation’ is quite the buzz word within businesses looking to beat the recession, keep a competitive edge, or move in a different direction. Talking about innovation is far from actively encouraging and implementing it, however. For it to be truly engrained in the organisation a shift in the culture, as well as a change in … Continue reading

Civil Service / Entrepreneur / General / Innovation / Technology

Volunteering, micro-volunteering, and taskets

A month or so ago I attended the launch of vinspired’s “Volunteering Works“- a web-based tool that helps businesses implement, deliver and measure corporate volunteering initiatives and opportunities.The product aims to help businesses co-ordinate volunteering whilst bringing together communities and stories. This, vinspired argues, is “good for business, profitability, and retention… It [also] enables businesses … Continue reading