Results for Analysis/Comment

Having fun or doing good?

Having fun or doing good?

April 01, 2000 With the annual charity fundraising event BT Swimathon still running and the London Flora Marathon just over, it seems more and more companies are putting big budgets behind sport sponsorships with a social spin-off. Read more >
Time to give more help to volunteers

Time to give more help to volunteers

October 01, 1999 The UK government is backing another big national push to get more people to volunteer, while the private sector tries to fund the local infrastructure which makes this possible. Read more >
Risk and rewards for good citizens

Risk and rewards for good citizens

October 01, 1999 The mainstreaming of corporate responsibility gathers pace, with new Stock Exchange requirements to manage ‘social risk’ and growing evidence that getting it right pays dividends. Read more >
Commerce in the classroom

Commerce in the classroom

October 01, 1999 Signs of a growing backlash against commercial exploitation of education mean companies must be clear why they are getting involved in schools and who really benefits. Read more >
Preventing abuse, saving money

Preventing abuse, saving money

December 01, 1998 The effects of social breakdown are increasingly felt by companies, with the cost of crime an obvious example. But now alcohol abuse is a factor in a quarter of workplace accidents, while drug abuse affects a fifth of businesses. It is time for preventative action. Read more >
Breaking the glass ceiling

Breaking the glass ceiling

November 16, 1998 When companies recognise the problem, they cantake action to achieve a better gender balance in the workforce. Family-friendly policies work, but who should pay? Read more >
Code to counter ageism

Code to counter ageism

October 01, 1998 Discrimination on grounds of age is rapidly joining the other 'isms' where employers are taking action. However the real reasons why age is too often a factor in choosing employees are often financial, not prejudice. Read more >
Enterprising solutions in the regions

Enterprising solutions in the regions

October 01, 1998 TECs, chambers of commerce and Business Links have been trying to improve their support services for small firms locally. Now a government review is underway. It's time for business to insist on a regional solution. Read more >