Robert Ashton

Robert Ashton

Consultant and social entrepreneur

Robert Ashton is a social entrepreneur, campaigner and author.

Robert is a vice patron of Norfolk Community Foundation and chairs Human Library UK CIC.

 

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Robert Ashton

A period of recovery after an accident has jolted Robert Ashton out of his comfort zone.

Grant trail

Government must be prepared to take risks with public funding to solve some of the most intractable social problems, says Robert Ashton.

Is altruism dead?

We don't have to be Christian to do good things, Mr Cameron. By Robert Ashton.

Mind the growing gap

A weekend in Essex prompts Robert Ashton to conclude that charities should look for new ways to pursue their mission.


How civil society can see some green shoots too

We've entered 2014 with signs of UK economic growth, but Robert Ashton says the civil society sector is still in the doldrums. He looks at how it can prosper too.

Too many partners spoil the project

Partnerships should be intimate, says Robert Ashton, or you risk losing control and credibility.

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