Results for Employees

A massive incentive to payroll giving

A massive incentive to payroll giving

April 01, 2000 From April the UK Government is adding 10% to all payroll donations over the next three years and CAF, one of four agencies running a payroll giving scheme, anticipates that donations will double over the next year. Here Jane Banks briefs companies on their options Read more >
Caring for communities and costs

Caring for communities and costs

December 01, 1999 The cost of health and safety is rising, even though accidents at work are falling. Social factors are to blame, yet few companies address the issue in their community programmes. 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 >
Can employers make the New Deal work?

Can employers make the New Deal work?

February 01, 1999 New Deal, the cornerstone of the UK government's welfare reform, is approaching its first birthday. But few employers seem to be celebrating. Here John Griffiths shows how some large companies are using the scheme successfully and recommends action to take. 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 >
New rights for disabled people

New rights for disabled people

August 01, 1998 Companies have been slow to address the extra needs of people with a disability, whether in business operations or in community projects. Now they must act, or face the threat of legal action. Read more >