Reputation of UK Companies in Decline for the First Time Since 2008 Financial Crash, Reveals UK’s Biggest Annual Reputation Ranking

Rolex, Lego and Bosch have topped the UK RepTrak® 150 ranking for the most reputable companies among the UK general public, Reputation Institute announced today, based on more than 31,000 ratings collected in the first quarter of 2018 from members of the UK general public. See the top ten ranking, and biggest winners and losers in tables below.   SUPPORT FOR UK COMPANIES TUMBLES The reputation of companies operating in the UK has declined for the first time since 2008, when the financial crisis destroyed the reputation of financial services…

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The Environmental Audit Committee States Removing F-gases Could Slow Global Warming By 0.5 Degrees

The Environmental Audit Committee has called on the UK Government to step up to the global challenge to tackle emissions from fridges, asthma inhalers, and air conditioners – doing so could knock 0.5 degrees off this century’s temperature rise. Read the report summary Read the report conclusions and recommendations Read the full report: UK Progress on reducing F-Gas Emissions The Committee’s report asks the Government to enforce existing F-gas regulations and use its procurement power to promote products with a lower global warming impact. It has also called on the…

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Localgiving report finds local charities fearful of their long term survival

On Thursday the 26th of April, key voluntary sector bodies including NCVO, IoF, DCMS, SCC, Lloyds Foundation and DSC gathered at the headquarters of the Sage Foundation,  to debate the findings of Localgiving’s latest Local Charity and Community Group Sustainability Report. The report found that local charities and community groups in the UK are stretched to breaking point. Over recent years, cuts and austerity measures have increased the burden on local charities and community groups. Many groups are now facing a trade-off between the quality and the durability of their…

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Paws for thought: Animals in ads

The ASA has released some advice on animals in Ads on their website here, the advice is copied below; The UK is a nation of pet lovers, and over the years the use of animals in ads has proved a popular way to pull at the heartstrings of audiences.  But it’s also something that has a tendency to inspire complaints; prompting howls of derision from the public, and putting advertisers at risk of ending up in the doghouse.  In honour of National Pet Month, we thought we’d pull together some…

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NSC Alerts Employers to 6 Areas of Safety Concern for Employees

In recognition of Workers’ Memorial Day last month, the National Safety Council has drawn attention to six areas of safety concern for U.S. employees. “Workers’ Memorial Day is a time to remember those who lost their lives on the job, to reflect on lessons learned and to bolster our commitment to worker safety,” said Mark P. Vergnano, chairman of the National Safety Council Board and president and CEO of The Chemours Company. “We believe every injury is preventable, and by drawing attention to these critical areas we can improve employee…

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