Business and Volunteering: A Case Study of England
This article analyses the latest state of knowledge on how business principles correlate with the operations of community organisations in England. At the time of writing, the paper focuses on a key issue in British Prime Minister David Cameron’s political emphasis on the “Big Society” in England (British Coalition Government 2011). In view of relating Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector (VCFS) in England, and its interaction with private sector business it is a pertinent observation that communities cannot operate without business and business cannot operate without its community. In lieu of these participating factors within the social, economic and political environment, to what extent do voluntary organisations draw on skills and expertise acquired from business is an enduring question.
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