New Deal of the Mind has become The Creative Society
Since founder and CEO Martin Bright wrote the article that kick-started our work, the concept of a New Deal of the Mind has provided a mutually rewarding service in which creative organisations and businesses have directly benefitted from the creation of over 1000 sustainable jobs for young people.
As our work has evolved however, we’ve had to evolve with it, and now need a new way to better reflect the positive outcomes that we as New Deal of the Mind have helped to shape.
We are therefore evolving our brand to become known as The Creative Society with a mission to build and support the creative economy.
Look out for changes across our social media sites – coming very soon.
New Deal of the Mind receives remarkable endorsement
New Deal of the Mind yesterday received a remarkable email from Professor June Hopkins, granddaughter of original New Deal pioneer Harry Hopkins.
Dame Liz Forgan: recession brings “opportunities as well as threats”
Dame Liz Forgan, chair of the Arts Council, last night issued a rallying call to the cultural industries, urging arts organisations not to wallow in the “doom and gloom” of the current downturn, but to rise to the challenge of producing great art within the strictures of economic recession. (more…)
Empty shop space: space for creative economic growth?
It was encouraging to see the government last week address the issue of empty shop space. Across Britain great swathes of valuable high street acreage currently lie fallow as more and more shops, large and small alike, close their doors for the final time. How is this space to be used constructively?
Budget 2009: New Deal of the Mind Press Release
The 2009 Budget Is Nothing Short of A New Deal of the Mind
New Deal of the Mind welcomes the measures laid out by the Chancellor in today’s Budget to help boost innovation and tackle unemployment. Since its inception earlier this year, the New Deal of the Mind coalition (NDotM) has argued that we must act now or risk losing a generation of young people to the recession. (more…)
What would you do with £1.7 billion?
Putting £1.7 billion extra funding into the Jobcentre Plus network is a depressing necessity. But what does it mean for the UK’s creative economy? (more…)