Ethical Business


Paul Lindley: ‘I don’t think business is really about economics. It’s about psychology’

In this episode of Small Business Snippets, Anna Jordan meets Paul Lindley – author, campaigner and founder of Ella's Kitchen


Global business leaders forced to act against moral judgement

Business pressures have forced three quarters of business leaders to make a moral judgement against their own ethical principles in the last three years.


A question of ethics: Half of professionals made to feel uncomfortable

More than half of business professionals feel uneasy about “leaving their ethics at the door” at work, new research discovers.


British workers ‘put under pressure’ to act unethically in the office

New research reveals a quarter of UK workers have been put under pressure to act unethically at work, with talking behind a colleagues back and lying to hide mistakes being the most common.


Don’t sacrifice profits for higher ethical standards, say workers

Around half of UK workers believe companies can achieve higher environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards without sacrificing profitability, new research shows.

Business management

The do’s and don’ts of being an ethical start-up

Here, we look at what to do to ensure your business ticks the boxes for ethical considerations.


UK managers ditch workplace ethics to get ahead

Almost a million business managers are working in a way they say is unethical, research finds.


Office workers lie for boss

The majority of office workers have admitted to lying on behalf of their manager, with many taking the heat for a managerial mistake.


Public interest increasing in fair trade SMEs

Although it is still hard for small retailers selling fair trade and organic produce, public interest is increasing and the number of success stories is growing, according to a fair trade business expert.


Small firms can reap fair trade reward

Retail based SMEs could increase their sales by stocking a range of fair trade goods but should only do so if they believe in the ethics, environmentalists have claimed.


Tips for ethical business

With moves towards environmental protection and the notion of accountable business increasingly accepted as favourable codes of practice to follow, it is important that small firms incorporate ethical and environmental principles into their business plans and day-to-day working lives. Click here to find out how...

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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