Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
A Finnish Perspective
Katja Valkama reflects from a Finnish perspective on social innovations in the UK and the price of welfare 'reform'.
Simon Duffy gives an international perspective on the design of systems of individualised funding for people with disabilities.
Simon Duffy apologises for two social innovations that have had negative consequences - the complex RAS and the Support Plan.
Fears for NDIS
A summary of concerns about the design of Australia's important National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
21st Century Beveridge
In this journal article from Policy & Politics Jon Glasby, Simon Duffy and Catherine Needham make the case for a radical review of the welfare state.
Vinny Went Cycling for Charity
Vinesh Kumar tells the story of his 500 mile cycle ride across India, of the Avarind Eye Clinic and his thoughts and lessons learned.
Support for People with Negative Reputations
Sam Sly explains how Beyond Limits will be working to bring people back home from institutional services.
Citizen Directed Support
Slides from talks given to Anglesey Council on how to develop Citizen Directed Support locally and in Wales.
Innovation in Public Services
Innovation in public services goes through a series of phases and meets inevitable resistance.
History of the Movement
Innovations in public services don't come from government, they come from the efforts of people themselves.
Manavodaya - Participatory Development
Carl Poll provides a brief outline of the innovative work of the Manavodaya Institute of Participatory Development.
Innovation in public services
A talk for Sheffield Hallam University on the way in which social innovations struggle to succeed and how innovations are resisted and corrupted.