Tree Shepherd Enterprise Manifesto for the Forgotten Millions

Our 9 point enterprise manifesto for the forgotten millions     This is our bold 9 point manifesto for really getting to grips with one of our most profound social problems: the deep-seated unemployment that pervades so many parts of our country but which remains hidden from view.  Long-term unemployment destroys people’s self-confidence, damages their […]

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Strategic reporting for a better society

In December we heard that the Government’s Behavioural Insights team, or “Nudge” Unit, had found a way to persuade more than 100,000 extra people a year will carry donor cards. Their insight has helped solve one of the NHS’s most frustrating conundrums – how to increase the number of people on Britain’s Organ Donor Register. […]

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L plates for entrepreneurs

As a society we are very supportive of people when they are learning.  When we open the new Christmas game we take a few dummy runs at it so the whole family can learn the rules.  When I was a kid we even had a “doggy’s chance” whereby a younger player might be let off […]

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Want to start your own business? Tackling the fear of failure

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? You’re not alone. The RBS Enterprise Tracker, a regular survey into what we think about entrepreneurship, – http://unltd.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/RBS-Youth-Enterprise-Tracker-Summary_2nd-Quarter-2013-FINAL.pdf – reports that 38% of the UK’s adult population who are not currently self-employed would like to start their own business. At the same time that millions of […]

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