Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to the responsibility of businesses to take account of the economic, social and environmental impact of the manner in which they operate, over and above their minimum legal requirements.


Boohoo may link bosses’ bonuses to ESG improvements

Online retailer criticised for poor working practices in its supply chain looks to shake up executive bonuses.

Sustainability ‘should be factored into remote working decisions’

14 Apr 2021

Employers must factor environmental impact into their decisions around hybrid working.

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Nationwide Building Society: Why we decided staff could work from home

9 Apr 2021

We now see almost daily announcements from companies allowing staff to work from home. But when an 180-year-old building society...

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Personnel Today Awards 2021 opens for entries

31 Mar 2021

HR and L&D teams wishing to celebrate the successes of the past year can begin their journey towards receiving the recognition they deserve from today.

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Deliveroo riders paid as little as £2ph, study alleges

26 Mar 2021

New study on riders' pay, strike action, investor criticism and Rashford talks mark bumpy run-up to Deliveroo flotation.

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Why now is the time to begin financial wellbeing conversations

2 Mar 2021

A new campaign, the National Welness Conversation, aims to get employers to address the issue of money management with their staff.

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Why ESG should be high in HR’s priorities

23 Feb 2021

Environmental, Social, and Governance considerations are high on the agenda for big businesses. But what do ESG goals mean for how we incentivise the workforce?

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Meetings ‘drag on’ if women are involved, says Japan’s Olympics chief

4 Feb 2021

Former Japanese prime minister Yoshiro Mori has apologised for denigrating women with sexist remarks.

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How do we benchmark employers in the Covid era?

3 Feb 2021

Best employers and ‘great place to work’ lists used to focus on funky workplace perks, but what place do they...

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Danone Waters: “As a B-Corp, it’s crucial we all live the values”

18 Dec 2020

Gartner research recently showed how employees favour working for purpose-driven companies. Emma Sykes from Danone Waters UK & Ireland explains...

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From compliance to compassion: research shows how priorities will change by 2030

16 Dec 2020

The pandemic has shaken up business priorities for leaders and will have a lasting impact on the future direction of...

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Co-op to offer ‘hundreds’ of apprenticeships

26 Nov 2020

The Co-operative Group will offer “hundreds more retail apprenticeships” in a bid to drive greater social mobility and make use...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Director of the Year shortlist

18 Nov 2020

With just days until the winners of the Personnel Today Awards are announced, we profile the shortlist for one of the most hotly-contested categories. 

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ReimagineHR: Expect a new employment deal post-Covid, says Gartner

16 Oct 2020

Employees’ capacity to deal with change is around half what it was in 2019.

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Pandemic drives jobseekers to favour socially conscious employers

30 Sep 2020

Employees are turning towards more socially conscious employers as the pandemic changes their expectations around their careers.
According to a...

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