“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

Ideas and Innovation

Technology, Entertainment and Design

Nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts

An innovation foundation

Institute for Public Policy Research

A registered charity and the UK’s pre-eminent progressive think tank

The B Team

Nonprofit initiative formed to catalyse a better way of doing business, for the wellbeing of people and the planet

The Conversation

Independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public


BEIS is a ministerial department, supported by 41 agencies and public bodies

Higher Education

The Guardian Higher Education

Higher Education bulletin by this editorial independent newspaper

Higher Education Policy Institute

UK's only independent think tank devoted to higher education

National Centre for Universities and Business

Independent and nonprofit membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports university-business collaboration across the UK


Non-governmental organisation of the United Kingdom that directs research and innovation funding

Universities Scotland

The voice of Scotland's Universities

Universities UK

The voice of the United Kingdom's Universities


Home of higher education policy, bringing the sector together through expert analysis


Advice, tools and resources for UK business

Small Business

Association of Scottish Businesswomen

Umbrella organisation for Scottish female-led businesses

British Chambers of Commerce

Network of business champions

Business Gateway

Resources and support for small businesses

Confederation of British Industry

Not-for-profit membership organisation for UK business

Federation of Small Businesses

Membership association for small businesses in the UK

Harvard Business Review

Online magazine with a variety of business articles

Start & Grow

Online platform for businesses at all stages

Women's Enterprise Network Scotland

Strengthening the Scottish economy through women's enterprise

The School for Social Entrepreneurs

Useful resources for social entrepreneurs

Social Enterprise


Organisation aimed at strengthening Scotland's social enterprise

Social Enterprise Scotland

Gateway to Scotland's social enterprise community

Social Value

Resources for people at any stage of their social value journey

Third Force News

Online magazine for Scotland's third sector