Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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We work to make sense of change; with research & comment on major social issues ranging from family & youth issues, to privacy, autonomy & more.   ›› Click here for more info.
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Wonga Discovers Ethics Is The New Edge

Wonga Discovers Ethics Is The New Edge Yesterday’s decision by the Wonga payday loan company to write off debts of more than 300,000 customers points not so much to the power of the Financial Conduct Authority as to the community’s demand for a new ethic in business. In its deal with Wonga, the FCA, which took over regulation of the payday loans sector in April, agreed that a further 45,000 borrowers will not need to pay interest on their loans. It is, of course, Wonga’s exorbitant annual interest rates – up to 5800 percent – that have led to charges of loan-shark style behaviour. The company offers people unsecured personal loans online, via its website and mobile apps accessed through PCs, tablets and sm... click here to read the full editorial
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Millennials - Your Most Valuable Resource

Millennials - Your Most Valuable Resource Not too long ago, TIME magazine dubbed young adult Millennials the ‘ME Generation’. At the same time, the New York Times chipped in with its own epithet: the ‘Entitled Generation’. Certainly, a number of employer surveys conducted in the US, Europe and Asia suggest that this is the consensus of opinion among CEOs. Yet other studies reveal that 70 percent of Millennials – aged between 16 and 33 years – volunteer their time for good causes and 80 percent donate money or services. In one American survey, 80 percent said that making a difference in the world is of more importance to them than professional recognition. Whatever your view of Millennials, as a leader, one thing is absolutely ... click here to read the full editorial
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Recent Social Comments

››  Wonga Discovers Ethics Is The New Edge

Posted on: Friday 3 October 2014

››  Scottish Independence - The Scandinavian Model Shouldn't Be A Factor

Posted on: Wednesday 6 August 2014

››  Assisted Dying - A Question of Misplaced Trust

Posted on: Thursday 17 July 2014

Recent Leadership Editorials

››  Millennials - Your Most Valuable Resource

Posted on: Monday 13 October 2014

››  How to Create a Human Digital Culture

Posted on: Thursday 31 July 2014

››  How The Internet Has Changed Leadership

Posted on: Thursday 13 March 2014