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Green Claims are Misleading

40% Of Green Claims Are Misleading – six reasons your favourite brand might not be as ethical as you think

Consumer trends are changing with more of us now willing to pay extra for items that come from ethical and sustainable brands. And with brands becoming increasingly aware of these changing consumer habits, they are making more and more green claims promoting how ethical they are. But just how much of this is true? A recent investigation found that 40% of green claims made online are… Read More »40% Of Green Claims Are Misleading – six reasons your favourite brand might not be as ethical as you think

Our Unique YouGov Survey Reveals Exactly How You Want Businesses to Behave

Customers, employees, new hires, suppliers, regulators and investors have one thing in common right now – they’re all judging companies by their business behaviour, on a local and global scale. The role businesses are expected to play in society goes far beyond supporting economic health these days and corporations are being called upon to serve a wide range of interests – no longer beholden to… Read More »Our Unique YouGov Survey Reveals Exactly How You Want Businesses to Behave

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Why CEO pay should be in proportion with the rest of the employees

January 4th. The date when the average CEO of a large UK business has been paid the same amount their average employee will earn in one year. 4 days! Though if you want to look on the bright side, in the US it’s 1.5 days. Gah. And usually it’s 119 times the average employee salary. To coin a phrase, ‘Are they worth it?’? Back in… Read More »Why CEO pay should be in proportion with the rest of the employees

Why companies should pay men and women equally in the same role

Surely it’s obvious by now that we should pay men and women equally? According to the Office of National Statistics, the UK gender pay gap is 18.4% for full and part time workers.  Meaning women, on average, get paid 18.4% less than men, for doing the same role.  This compares unfavourably with the average gender pay gap across Europe which is smaller at 14.1%. The… Read More »Why companies should pay men and women equally in the same role

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Why companies should pay the real Living Wage

The real Living Wage is independently-calculated by the Living Wage Commission, based on what people actually need to reach a ‘minimum acceptable living standard’. Companies should pay the real Living Wage because they are independently-calculated based on what people need to get by.  But firstly for clarity, let’s outline the key differences between the Minimum Wage (MW), National Living Wage (NLW) and the real Living Wage,… Read More »Why companies should pay the real Living Wage