06 Oct 2015
More than 150 years after the heyday of the British ceramics production, things are looking more positive than for some time. Phil Tomlinson explains how a broken industry is putting itself back together
14 Jul 2015
An inspiring collection of tales depicting the self-determination inherent in garment factory workers, who are not just asking for change, but making it happen
06 Jul 2015
You’re busy, “crazy-busy” even, so why would taking more breaks and wandering off for walks during the working day help you become less busy and more successful? Because, when done properly, less is more says Christine Carter
25 Mar 2015
The 40-hour work week is an ingrained part of our culture, but it does very little to enrich our lives. Lucy Purdy explores alternative working models that do away with the idea of the nine-to-five
30 Oct 2014
With young people trapped between unemployment and underemployment, the political response is too paternalistic, says new organisation AltGen. Launching an award for new co-operative enterprises, it is encouraging 18-29-year-olds to shape their own futures
16 Sep 2014
As we count the costs of our increasingly hectic lives, a convergence of groundbreaking science and spiritual understanding is creating an opportune moment for a cultural shift in how we live, says the editor-in-chief of Huffington Post
14 Aug 2014
A new eight-day workshop visiting social enterprises in India is designed to propel career-sick individuals into meaningful work. Aaron Millar chats with the founder, Rosie Walford
09 Jan 2013
A new report from the TUC has shown that the British public largely supports the welfare system once it realises where benefit money actually goes. Natalie Revie speaks to four people whose lives are examples of the positive effects it can have
26 Apr 2012
Erica Crompton visits a unique organic farm and retreat in Scotland to discover how young volunteers are finding their way into employment
13 Dec 2010
At over 7,000 'global work parties' across 188 countries, citizens set the example and challenged political leaders to get to work on climate solutions
07 Dec 2010
A 28 year-old peace activist in Nepal is bringing people in conflict areas together through the simple act of giving a rose to a stranger
13 Sep 2010
A 25-year-old climate campaigner, Kirsty Schneeberger, has been made an MBE for services to environmental conservation.
21 Jul 2010
A London-based organisation is using people's memories as building blocks for bringing different generations together through the creative arts.
09 Jun 2010
Educational centres to open nationally, promoting vegan techniques for organic food growing
03 Mar 2010
A new film project is seeking out and documenting inspirational individuals, communities and cultures from around the world.
10 Feb 2010
Pipers, once rare, are today a commonplace feature in Ireland again. One devotee, Brian Vallely founded the Armagh Pipers Club -his aim to promote and teach Irish music in the Armagh area.
08 Feb 2010
The East Midlands' own Soul-Gospel choir, Choir Invisible, was recently in concert at Southwell Minster, to celebrate their new role as The Desmond and Leah Tutu Peace Choir.
09 Dec 2009
Positive News has become a judge and media partner for the Dandelion Award, which recognises the achievements of grassroots social enterprises that are having a truly positive impact.