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Bristol & West: banking on building society

Bristol & West: banking on building society

August 01, 1997 Many building societies are now converting into banks. Some, like Bristol & West, have been taken over by a bank. Originally founded to build a stable society and prosperous communities, how will the contribute it future? Read more >
Ten tips for partnership

Ten tips for partnership

June 01, 1997 Based on his recent study, Andrew Wilson offers his top tips for successful partnerships in tackling social issues such as housing, the environment, crime and childcare. Read more >
BT: the burdens of greatness

BT: the burdens of greatness

February 01, 1997 "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them" wrote Shakespeare in Twelfth Night. In the beginning, BT was born big. Despite all the changes in telecommunications since privatisation in 1984, it remains big: the largest private sector employer, the most extensive customer base with over 90% of households having a telephone, up from 75% a decade ago, third by market capitalisation, and profits of ?3 billion. Read more >
Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

February 01, 1997 As charities become more business-like, some are able to repay a loan rather than rely on a donation. So how can a company go about lending its corporate contribution? Here we review the options and assess the practicalities. Read more >
Camelot: making millions by earning billions

Camelot: making millions by earning billions

December 01, 1996 The National Lottery's operator has launched a charitable foundation, set to become one of the UK's largest corporate donors. But running a business which makes money for gamblers as well as good causes is controversial. Hoe does Camelot tackle its community affairs and social responsibility concerns? Read more >