Dave Fishwick speaks to Radio 4’s Gap Finders about his community bank Burnley Savings and Loans. Listen on BBC Sounds or Box of Broadcasts (both available in the UK only). Dave and his project are also the subject of the Netflix film Bank of Dave, available on subscription. “People who rob banks go to prison, […]
A teaching resource from Box of Broadcasts aimed at increasing the employability of students from a number of degrees, including management and History. Topics covered include spotting opportunity, marketing, corporate social responsibility, product diversification and customer loyalty. Three sectors are examined: fashion and beauty, food and drink and IT.
VoxDevLits New quick literature reviews from VOXDEv that aim to summarise the evidence base on narrowly defined topics related to development economics. Each is provided by a group of scholars and specialists. They are intended to be updated providing summaries of existing literature and studies on topics relating to development issues. The first one released is […]
Find out in this free online video library released by CNBC. The Warren Buffett Archive is an enormous online collection covering business, investing, money and lessons in life. The key contents are films from the Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholder meeting. These are held once a year in Omaha and comprise question and answer sessions with Buffett and his […]
The latest edition of this key report from the OECD is now available free to read online subscribers to the OECD library can download the full text. This year there are sections on the extent and nature of female entrepreneurship. This year there are also new sections on the ‘gig economy’. Other useful sources of […]
Launched by Nesta to measure how well cities support start-ups and digital entrepreneurs. This year it has expanded and now covers 60 cities. The methodology ranks cities according to a number of factors including access to finance, infrastructure, mentoring and more. Full details on the website. London has the highest rating and the city file […]
Read the full text online via the OECD iLibrary Download of the latest report on the state of entrepreneurship produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme. The 2016 edition includes statistical data from a new online small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) survey prepared by Facebook in co-operation with the OECD and the World Bank. Topics […]