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Dai Powell's blog

Dai Powell is HCT Group's Chief executive. His blog explores ideas on social enterprise, transport and related issues. Always forthright, Dai’s views are his own and do not necessarily reflect the position of HCT Group.

What is a social enterprise....going around in circles?

Everyone is fed up of the debate ‘what is a social enterprise’ - and rightly so. In the end what we . . . .

Posted: 16 Nov 2011

Is growth always good?

We are past the mid-way point of the political conference season and I will have the opportunity to attend at least . . . .

Posted: 28 Sep 2011

Where will the bus industry be in 20 years time?

I believe that key to our sector’s future is in the name: public transport. The bus industry at its best provides . . . .

Posted: 06 Sep 2011

When the reality of mutualisation means privatisation

There are many in the social enterprise arena that eye the potential reorganisation of the NHS and local government as an . . . .

Posted: 02 Aug 2011

How the transport sector can get the most out of social enterprises

The below is an interesting post by my colleague, Frank Villeneuve-Smith, on how local authorities could be getting more by working with . . . .

Posted: 02 Aug 2011

Our lessons from the race for scale

HCT Group is a social enterprise in the transport industry and we are actively seeking scale. We have grown by over . . . .

Posted: 02 Aug 2011