Capitalism, it’s got a bit of a bad reputation these days. However, it’s something that’s survived throughout history and will continue to do so, and that isn’t a bad thing. Why? Because it’s being refashioned by impactful and purpose-driven businesses for the better.
The issue of class hit the headlines in the last week when BBC Business presenter Steph McGovern said that her regional accent and supposed “class” had held her back in her career.
If you?re looking for books a little more cerebral to pack in your beach bag this summer, Steve Butler, CEO, Punter Southall Aspire has put together a list of his top five reads.
For a young and growing business it may not be high up on the agenda, but Office Space in Town explains why SME corporate social responsibility makes sense.
Instead of shunning those that steal ideas, we need to chastise those that think it is a problem, says blogger Seth Godin. It is a view widely shared by British scientist Matt Ridley, who argues that the engine of human progress and prosperity has been, and is, "ideas having sex with each other".