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Our archive of project updates, articles and opinion pieces by our partners about the Future of Work, Technology and their individual work experiences and passions.

In Data we Trust?

In Data we Trust?

I recall reading a few years ago a story in a brilliant book (Weapons of Maths Destruction - Cathy O’Neil) . The story went something like this. In 2007 Washing DC, has a new Mayor who had determined that the city’s schools were under performing, and needed turning...

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It’s not all sweat, tears and lycra

It’s not all sweat, tears and lycra

We have heard this week that the Government has finally decided to implement policy to reduce the consumption of what is colloquially called 'junk food'. Now being considered as a key contributor to the rise in obesity in our communities, the consequence of longer...

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Themes

Themes

Ethos is a worker owned cooperative.  Our partners are motivated more by creating social value than just working for money alone. So it's probably worth defining what we mean by social value.  We like this definition: Social Value is a measure of the importance that...

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Publishing my tax returns online

Publishing my tax returns online

It's a perennial question on the minds of some: "Is he on the make?". We know Trump has furiously resisted publishing his tax returns. We also learnt this week that amidst the Coronavirus crisis the Ocado CEO managed to bag £58.7m this year. Some questions at least...

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TeamPolice – new events announced

TeamPolice – new events announced

TeamPolice is the new public facing brand to enable Wellbeing through sport and physical activity for 300,000 members of the police in the UK. Download the A5 flyer here. On behalf of the Chair of Police Sport UK,  Chief Constable Matt Jukes, TeamPolice would like to...

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Social Impact Bonds. A step in the right direction?

Social Impact Bonds. A step in the right direction?

Someone suggested that I write a brief explanation of social impact bonds before I expand on the main story which looks at how SIBs have the possibility to drive system change. The first paragraph below explains “payments by results”(PBR). The second Social Impact...

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