Category Archives: Business and Finance

Promoting practical learning

Policy Exchange finds that stronger links between business and education can raise the profile of vocational courses. Greater involvement by employers in the curriculum will help to make vocational courses more attractive...

Real benefits

Many see CSR as being merely good PR, but there are real business benefits to getting involved in any corporate social responsibility programme. Owen McQuade sums up the advantages. Businesses do not...

Ticking all the right boxes

Simon Little, Phoenix Communications Manager, discusses how the company’s approach of embedding corporate responsibility practices into every aspect of its activities has seen them win the Big Tick award for eight consecutive...

Linking businesses and schools

Volunteering in schools can improve results for children and help deprived communities value education more highly. Peter Cheney outlines some of the opportunities available. Education has traditionally been a major focus for...