The Role of Aviation in Sustainable Urbanisation

In 2007 it was the first time in human history that more people lived in towns and cities than did in rural areas. This trend is only set to continue and accelerate so that by 2050 two thirds of the population will live in an urban area. In this article, on Triple Pundit, John Mandyck […]

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How Companies Bank On The Benefits of CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business approach that has been growing for the last two decades and now many large corporations have a department dedicated solely to CSR. With 73% of Millennials willing to pay more for socially responsible products, corporations have grasped just how important this is for profits and also for the […]

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Amazing Abdi Lands His Dream Job

One of the inspire* charities, Henshaws, supports people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations. They shared one recent success story: One of our key support programmes is based around collaborating with over 40 partner organisations (Including Businesses, Social Enterprises, Charites and Corporate partners) in the Greater Manchester […]

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Recruiting Made Easy

A crucial aspect of any organisation’s ability to achieve its mission is to get the right people on board. Talented, committed people, with the right skill set and behaviours, will change the world. Therefore the process of recruitment is an important one. Andy Edwards, Managing Director of Axon Moore, shares his advice on securing the […]

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What’s Going On

What’s going on The 2016 UK Heart Safe Awards will take place on Friday 7th October, held at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. Celebrate the 5th annual awards, and help recognise some outstanding achievements and applaud those who have gone above and beyond to create Heart Safe environments across the UK. Sponsorship opportunities are now available […]

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A Letter From Our Chairman

Hello I have wanted for a long while to do a blog to inspire* supporters and stakeholders and this seems like a very good time. I want to publicly thank Sarah, my wife, for the amazing job she has done to get inspire* to where it is today. As you know Sarah is now stepping […]

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Starting Young – An interview with Duncan McCombe, Network Young

Like many students before him and many since, Duncan McCombe approached his final days in full time education with uncertainty and some confusion over what would come next…There was lots of guidance available on applying for university and getting onto an apprenticeship, yet almost no support for developing vital skills such as networking with the […]

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U.N. Flexes Tech Muscles Over Climate Change

Software, powered by Google, will no whelp the world tackle climate change related problems, as well as deforestation and problems of food production. Open Foris, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) software, uses high-resolution satellite images to monitor the environment and changes in land use and forest cover. To find out more read the full […]

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Lords Committee’s Call for Evidence on Charity Sector

As the Lords committee considers the sustainability of the sector and the challenges of governance it has issued a call for charities and organisations to give evidence that could guide its deliberations. The committee wants to understand the pressures faced by charities so that it can make recommendations to enable the sector to remain sustainable […]

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Call for UK Entrepreneurs to be Expected to Give Back

In an article in the Financial Times, Matthew Bowcock, a trustee of the philanthropic Hazelhurst Trust, suggested that there should be an informal agreement with entrepreneurs to encourage a culture of giving in the UK. If they were to do this then there could be an extra £4bn in philanthropic giving each year. The article compares […]

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