Tag: Business

What makes a company Christian? Join us to find out…

What makes a company Christian?  Join us to find out…

How do we move from individually living out Christian values at work to embedding a Christian ethos right in the very heart of our companies? And how do we make sure that ethos really sticks, even in times of change and challenge?

In order to answer those kinds of questions, last year the Jubilee Centre teamed up with Faith in Business (Ridley Hall) and LICC to launch a research project involving eight UK companies – from a range of sectors and different parts of the country – to understand better what makes a company ‘Christian’ and how that distinct Christian ethos is maintained over time.

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EU Referendum: Four Big Issues

EU Referendum: Four Big Issues

The renegotiation of the terms of British membership has secured some guarantees, but the reality of the UK’s ‘special status’ in Europe is open to interpretation.[1] Campaigning is well under way and both sides are strident in their arguments. There are Christians in both camps, and good reasons for both positions, but it is almost impossible to separate fact from propaganda. This article aims not to give a simple In/Out answer, but to articulate a biblical framework within which we might start to ask the right questions around four main issues.

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The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

Developing ideas from the Cambridge Paper ‘Risk, reward and responsibility’, Michael Schluter & Jonathan Rushworth consider the strengths and weaknesses of current company structures and their responsibilities to those who rely on them for their well-being. They outline an alternative model and describe a proposal for a charter which could be adopted by companies.   […]

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Pay Differentials and Relationships

Pay Differentials and Relationships

Michael Schluter, December 2006 Tesco’s chief executive just had a 25 per cent pay rise. He now gets nearly 4 million a year. This is about 300 times what his lowest paid employee gets, according to the 2005/6 Annual Report. That is what the market dictates, so surely it must be right? But is it? […]

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