Results for Policy & Research

Pressure to join New Deal

Pressure to join New Deal

October 01, 1997 Grappling to turn simple manifesto pledges into reality, the government wants companies to employ more young people. But most firms will have to find other ways to help. Read more >
Welfare-to-work New Deal: the company role

Welfare-to-work New Deal: the company role

August 01, 1997 Since the mid 1970s, a succession of employment and training schemes have targeted young people, with variable success rates. If the latest government plans are to work, the private sector must be an active participant. Read more >
Little and large: partnerships for jobs

Little and large: partnerships for jobs

August 01, 1997 As concern about unemployment rises up the public policy agenda across Europe, the European Round Table has taken a timely look at what large companies can do to help small firms create jobs. Read more >
New faces, new policies, old themes

New faces, new policies, old themes

June 01, 1997 With the new government in office, here are the main issues of interest in community affairs, with the key personalities and the legislation promised in the Queen's Speech. Read more >
Britain decides: manifestos for government

Britain decides: manifestos for government

April 01, 1997 Is it time for change or time for continuity? All three parties are offering a judicious mixture of both. Here we analyse what the manifestos say of direct relevance to corporate community involvement. Read more >
Sir Ronnie to the rescue

Sir Ronnie to the rescue

February 01, 1997 Will the Hampel committee on corporate governance break new ground in the debate about to whom companies are accountable and for what? Read more >
Lifelong learning for all

Lifelong learning for all

February 01, 1997 Efforts continue to achieve the vision of a learning society, with a major government white paper launched and proposals from the Labour opposition for a University for Industry. But with special help, those most in need will miss out. Read more >
Taking care of the carers

Taking care of the carers

February 01, 1997 Even as Opportunity 2000 celebrates five successful years, the scale of the task ahead looks daunting, but companies are increasingly recognising the benefits of caring for their staff who have caring responsibilities. Read more >