Category Archives: social enterprise

In which I search (again) for relevance …

As you make the journey towards redundancy many, often conflicting, thoughts cross your mind. Will I find another job? Do I want another job? What do I really want from life? What does my family want? How will we make … Continue reading

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In which I garner some mutual respect …

One of my strangest experiences since the election had been to see leading conservative politicians actively promoting the notion of workers’ buyouts of public services. Perhaps it’s a sign of my age but I always associated this idea with the … Continue reading

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In which I wrestle with the meaning of redundancy …

redundant adjective 1 not or no longer needed or useful … 2 Brit. (of a person) no longer employed because there is no more work available.  (Compact OED for Students – with thanks to the RPS kids) I am a … Continue reading

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