Articles Tagged with the word ‘work’


/ Arts, Economics & Innovation

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


/ Community, Justice

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


/ Economics & Innovation, Wellbeing

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

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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People

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

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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People, Youth

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

Arianna Huffington Office Portrait

/ Media, Positive People, Wellbeing

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


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

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

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/ Community, Economics & Innovation

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


/ Youth

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


World gets to work for biggest day of climate action


/ Archive, Environment

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


Roses of Peace Bloom in Nepal


/ Democracy

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


Oxfam Live in Wales


/ Archive

12 Oct 2010



Climate Campaigner Honoured



13 Sep 2010


A 25-year-old climate campaigner, Kirsty Schneeberger, has been made an MBE for services to environmental conservation.


Creative Arts Bridge the Age Gap



21 Jul 2010


A London-based organisation is using people's memories as building blocks for bringing different generations together through the creative arts.


Stockfree Farming Gains Momentum



09 Jun 2010


Educational centres to open nationally, promoting vegan techniques for organic food growing


New Film Project Captures Solutions



03 Mar 2010


A new film project is seeking out and documenting inspirational individuals, communities and cultures from around the world.


The Pipes of Peace



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.


Desmond Tutu's UK Peace Choir


/ Archive

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.


Dandelion Award



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.


Present Aid



30 Nov 2009