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.
Did you know that it’s Enterprise Week? On Tuesday 18 November Martin Bright, NDotM’s founder, chaired a seminar at the University of the Arts titled ‘Turning Creative Ideas into Money’ stressing the need for an entrepreneurial spirit in the creative industries. This was part of a series of events organised by Enterprise Centre for the Creative Arts (ECCA) for Global Enterprise Week.
It was truly inspiring to hear the three young panellists relate their experiences and talk about their paths to success! (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?
Can the creatives beat the crunch?
The Guardian today asks whether or not the UK creative industries will survive not only the strictures of economic recession but also the threat of increasing global competition. (more…)