Best of the blogs: Barclays fine should go to the big society, the benefits of non-hierarchical structures, banking sector reform and the 10 greatest social entrepreneurs of all time

Your round-up of charity-related debate this week

Best of the blogs
Best of the blogs

Social entrepreneur Robert Ashton calls for the £290m fine levied on Barclays to be redistributed to the big society, to show that the government is putting the vulnerable first.

Read Ashton’s blog 

Breaking down the usual power structures and adopting a non-hierarchical approach can help charities improve and achieve better results, says Liz McDowell, founder and co-director of the Otesha Project UK.

Read McDowell’s blog

It’s time the UK’s banking industry had a US-style Community Reinvestment Act so that it can demonstrate transparency and accountability, says Sir Stephen Bubb.

Read Bubb’s blog

Online College picks out the 10 greatest social entrepreneurs of all time, including Bill Drayton and Muhammad Yunus.

Read Online College’s blog

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