Stewardship as surrender
After travelling on various short-term mission trips, Robert Kim started imagining the role of investing as a tool to uplift communities – as a conduit of God’s blessings. He sets out 3 elements of stewardship..
Helping small businesses to grow - a story
Clyne started a company in 2019 with just one van which supported the family and repayments on the van. He needed funding to expand to the next level but found it difficult to get money. He now has 3 vans and...
Founder of Hartley's Jams. Looked after his workers and suppliers. Set aside a specific portion of income for religious and philanthropic purposes. This %age was continually increased.
Ways to reduce compulsive spending
An update on a trial of an online tool which provided people with the ability to close online shops at times of their choosing and limit temptation to spend. Some good recommendations.
A behavioural bank
A new digital-only bank aims to address financial risk by incenting five controllable behaviours - not spending more than we earn, not saving regularly, not having insurance in place, not paying off property and not investing for the long term.
Practical action for employers minded by the common good to help address the widening gap between top earners and lowest paid workers.
Piggy Bank Friday
An initiative in primary schools with 10-11 year olds to develop financial literacy. At one school. pupils saved over £24,000 in one year.
Online - Tools for a Rapid Recovery
Explore how well-placed innovative tools and services can impact the lives of individuals who have had their jobs and money affected by COVID-19.
Nesta are hosting this event in partnership with The Big Issue’s Ride Out Recession Alliance. The event will bring together thought leaders and frontline workers with innovators and entrepreneurs to discuss the issues thrown up by the pandemic around access to jobs and money. They will also offer some very practical and tangible methods, ideas and tools to tackle the very real encountered by so many across the UK – accessing jobs and money.