Our latest First Woman of the Month, Michelle Wright, explains how she came up with her idea to disrupt a sector that was in dire need of change after the global recession hit in 2008. Having trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, it was time spent as development director at the London Symphony Orchestra […]
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Cause4 is an entrepreneur incubator which supports charities, social enterprises and philanthropists and is valued for its successful philanthropy drive which has disrupted the charity sector across the world.
At its helm is the award winning entrepreneur and philanthropist, Michelle Wright.
This article was originally written by Michelle Wright for The Telegraph. For SME owners, acquisition of new business and new clients means networking is an essential part of the job. Even weak ties on social media can lead to important new business. But for those to whom networking doesn’t come naturally, getting the most out of […]
This article was originally written by Michelle Wright for The Huffington Post. Like the rest of the charitable sector, the arts is struggling to reflect the UK’s broader diversity. Arts Council England (ACE) estimates that just 9% of permanent staff in its National Portfolio Organisations and major museums are from black, Asian or minority ethnic […]
It is well known that women can be less prone to taking risks in business and according to Babson College’s 2012 Global Entrepreneur Monitor; the fear of failure is the main concern of women who set up their own businesses.
I would hope to think of myself as compassionate. Our social enterprise Cause4 was after all set up to support the charity and social enterprise sector to grow and develop, and compassion sits right at the heart of our values in terms of wanting organisations to maximize their potential to help people in need both in the UK and internationally.
This week, Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM) launches the third round of its successful Trustee Leadership Programme.
I quite often get asked whether ‘anybody can become an entrepreneur?’ It seems rather a mysterious occupation. Well, the answer is that really everybody can, but whether everybody should is quite another matter.