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Dreaming of an ethical Christmas? 2017 set to be the best year yet for ‘conscious’ seasonal spending UK shoppers are on course to buy more ethically than ever this December, according to new research ... Economics Society
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5 possible solutions to music piracy Music is more widely available than ever, but artists struggle to be paid. How can musicians be fairly rewarded in the digital age?... Arts Lifestyle Society
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The co-operative breadmaking business that’s on the rise At the worker-owned Leeds Bread Co-operative, all employees have a say in decisions – right down to the kind of bread that gets baked. The b... Written in partnership with The Phone Co-op
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5 inspiring food and drink co-operatives Our pick of the UK businesses that combine food and drink with a tasty dose of co-operation... Written in partnership with The Phone Co-op
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The digital platform using crowdfunding to help homeless people into new careers A new tech startup allows people to fund employment training and careers advice to help homeless people in the UK... Economics Society
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Food transformed: from garbage to gourmet A London-based catering business is turning surplus artisan produce into high-quality, affordable meals ... Environment Food
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