Colin Crooks is the author of How to Make a Million jobs: A Charter for Social Enterprise. It is based on a 20-year career in developing pioneering social enterprise. The book and its conclusions inspired the launch of Tree Shepherd.
“Long-term unemployment is a blight on society and this book contains some valuable insights into the problem and how it could be tackled.” Anthony Golding
“Colin Crooks has truly gone to the coal face and found a very precious gem.” Floyd Millen
“This is a great and fascinating insight that many of our political leaders should take note of.” Peter Holbrook
“Colin Crooks’ accounts of individuals who made it into work with his social enterprise are enthralling… and shine an important light on the menace of long-term worklessness.” Stephen Timms
We invite you to read and join the debate about what we should do to tackle worklessness and create meaningful employment in our most deprived communities.