Results for Speaking Out

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 >
Brian Wright: Business in 2000

Brian Wright: Business in 2000

October 01, 1999 London Enterprise Agency celebrated its 20th anniversary in October by holding a conference looking forward to the year 2010. Here, LEntA's chief executive reviews the discussion and looks back at LEntA's progress over the past 20 years. 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 >