My mission statement

The times we are working in now need a great deal of accelerated change and there must be no negotiating that down. So my mission statement for this part of my consultancy career is to be clear that there needs to be and will be a lot of change from the work that I do with individuals and organisations and if organisations don’t want that, then it is probably best to go somewhere else.

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Develop Social Enterprise? Not in the NHS…

Filed Under (Health and Social Care Bill, Social Enterprise) by Paul on 21-11-2011

Q . Which Department if State will soon find itself as the only department forbidden by its own law from arguing for an increase in the size of the social enterprise sector?

A. The Department of Health.

In July 2010 the Government published a white paper which stated their aim to make the NHS the largest set of social enterprises in the world. A few people – including myself – felt this was a little over the top, but new governments often seem to want to go further and faster than their predecessors. So a little licence is allowed. Read the rest of this entry »