Social Enterprises Could Be Key to Improving Government Procurement Challenges


Government procurement practices are government units and state-owned businesses' methods of identifying whom to get goods and services. However, government procurement practices seem not to be working.

Improving such practices poses a major concern in public bodies, with all its recession and budget cuts. But with the Social Value Act, government procurement practices can be strengthened. The Social Value Act is a new law that "requires all public bodies to consider the social value created in contracts."


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The Financial Services Sector: What it Means for Impact Investing


The Financial Services Sector: What it Means for Impact Investing

recruiting trends report by Michigan State University’s (MSU) Collegiate Employment Research Institute discovers that the financial services sector is decreasing the hiring rate for Bachelor’s degrees from “double-digit expansion”.




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