Blog: Jul 2019

No longer a one-digit kid

15 July 2019

In 2019, Pro Bono Economics hit an important milestone – we turned ten. And what a year it has already been.

What do you do when you hit double digits? You throw a party of course and start thinking about the next milestone, Pro Bono Economics going digital!

I felt it fitting that we announced our ambitions here with a speech from our co-founder Andy Haldane at the Royal Society on May 22 nd .

He had us cast our gaze towards the challenges that will really impact...

Employer-supported volunteering schemes can still be a game changer

1 July 2019

In a recent blog post featured in Third Sector News, Pro Bono Economics CEO Julia Grant calls for better design and delivery of Employer Supported Volunteering schemes to ensure that the skills of volunteers are utilised and stretched by their engagements, in a way which delivers real value to the charities they serve.

She expresses that with more thought put into the design and delivery of ESV schemes, the skills of volunteers and value to the charities would increase, leaving them...