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Just updated: 17th September 2018 This great exhibition is almost upon us. You can view, print or download the full exhibition catalogue here.   We recently ran an article on our pages about the Cambridge Open Art Exhibition 2018. Well the deadline for the submission...

The Ferengi still use gold-pressed Latinum…

To the RSA yesterday, in John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ. Between meetings in London we managed to fit in a visit to the lecture by Professor Kenneth Rogoff, deliberating about the existence of cash, illustrated by examples from his new book – The Curse...

The North as Digital Powerhouse…

Embed from Getty Images  The North as a digital, innovative powerhouse for change and growth…   The great Northern Powerhouse concept has it’s detractors, as well as those who warmly embrace vast spendiing on infrastructure projects betwixt North and South. The whole designed to energise...

New Anglia Enterprise Adviser Network

Embed from Getty Images  Can you help create business builders for the next generation? Linking Education and Business – A New Approach Continuing our thematic coverage of new ways to support young people and the education and training sector, we were very pleased to see...

Swarm all over apprenticeships
this festive season!

Embed from Getty Images   We think there is a new energy abroad in education and training, sweeping the landscape to create new opportunities and outcome for a range of young people. Discover a couple of examples of this new delivery below…the horizon may have...

Where do you really work?

We were putting together some training material for social enterprise development at the office, doing the day job, and rediscovered this Ted Talk by Jason Fried, founder of  37 Signals and the author of Rework. It’s been a useful tool in the past to get...

A Digital Toolkit,
for the Arts?

Making Digital Work – A digital toolkit for Arts and Culture is one of the latest publications available from The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. This is a stunning piece of work, encapsulating business modelling, ideas curation and potentiality for delivery , route mapping...

In praise of the micro-business

This month Benedict Dellot of The RSA has, in the report The Second Age of Small – Understanding the economic impact of micro-businesses, produced a provocative and informative clarion call to recognise the sustaining energy and output of the micro-business in the UK. In his...

The Self Employment Summit!

The RSA, in partnership with Google and craft marketplace Etsy, recently held a Self Employment summit. Stimulating debate and reflection about the changing landscape of employment and the rise and condition of those ‘going it alone’. The short film below offers insights into the various...

Thinking about the Fellowship, 2014

During the summer of 2014 the Society sent out a survey to the Fellowship, seeking their responses on a number of issues and asking for their views and comments. Below is a copy that analysis, garnered from the 29% of Fellows who responded, along with...