Results for Policy & Research

Public policy April 01

Public policy April 01

April 01, 2001 In the run up to the UK general election, corporate social responsibility is under renewed public debate – not all of it well informed. Read more >
Seeking prosperity in a disunited world

Seeking prosperity in a disunited world

February 01, 2000 Riots in Seattle, protests in Davos, discord between developed and developing worlds: can companies counter growing opposition to globalisation by endorsing the UN’s Global Compact? Read more >
Mind the skills gap

Mind the skills gap

February 01, 2000 Two years on from the start of the government’s New Deal youth employment scheme, education and training remains as high as ever on the national agenda of economic concerns. Read more >
Corporate citizens north of the border

Corporate citizens north of the border

August 01, 1999 The Queen's opening of the new Parliament in Edinburgh marked the assembly of a Scottish Parliament for the first time since 1707. Here John Griffiths looks for the signs that these constitutional changes have initiated a different type of corporate citizenship activity north of the border. Read more >
Off with their heads

Off with their heads

August 01, 1999 The UK government has adopted the 'big bang' solution to improving performance among business-led training and enterprise councils - by unilaterally abolishing them. Now it is again asking business to be in the driving seat of the new structures. Read more >
Building capacity: companies and black communities

Building capacity: companies and black communities

June 01, 1999 In the wake of the McPherson Report into the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Mark Blake and David Grayson argue that black-led voluntary organisations are central to combating discrimination and overcoming social exclusion. Here they challenge companies to get involved, calling for a twinning scheme to build the sector's capacity. Read more >
Evolution or revolution for training?

Evolution or revolution for training?

June 01, 1999 Britain's competitive position continues to be weakened by failure to up-skill the workforce. Now fundamental change is in prospect for TECs and the whole system of post school education and training. As existing agencies jockey for position, will business be genuinely involved? Read more >