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19-08-2011 HOW REUSING IT CAN HELP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY AND E-WASTE
With the increasing amount of e-waste legislation that companies must comply with combined with the increased importance placed by customers on sustainable business, it is important that companies carefully consider how they dispose of unwanted IT equipment.
15-08-2011 HEALTH AND SAFETY MADE SIMPLE
If you think health and safety has to be complicated - it doesn't. A new online resource, Health and safety made simple will make it easier for you to comply with the law and manage health and safety in your business.
24-05-2011 REDUCING NOISE IN OFFICES
Noise in offices - it's annoying, right? But it's not just the disruption it causes that makes noise an issue for UK businesses. In fact, excessive noise levels can damage productivity and affect our health and wellbeing - bad news for business!
24-05-2011 THE PROS AND CONS OF A GREEN BUSINESS
green24 discusses the pros and cons of a green business, helping you to begin to plan your business transformation. Going green is the way of the future for business, and the sooner the better.
08-04-2011 SAYING SORRY
Complaint handling is a skill which companies ignore at their peril. The most fundamental mistake is to seek to cover up an error or just to ignore it and hope it goes away. Far better to under-promise and over-deliver rather than the other way round.
06-04-2011 LONDON CHURCHES TO GO CARBON NEUTRAL THROUGH CLIMATE ACTION PLANS
The Church of England Diocese of London is pleased to announce that it is working to lower churches' energy use and carbon footprint, as part of the Church of England's national Shrinking the Footprint campaign.
04-04-2011 TOOLS TO SUPPORT CARBON REPORTING BECOME MORE SOPHISTICATED
Many CSR teams spend at least 50% of their time gathering data and analysing it for use in different reports. Now the focus is gradually moving off simply collecting data and onto benchmarking against the marketplace and using the data to good effect internally.
28-02-2011 THE LOW CARBON KEEP PROGRAM
As spending cuts start to take effect and costs rise it is a difficult time for businesses. As some streams of funding for business are reduced or lost, many remain, amongst them a package called the Low Carbon KEEP Programme.
11-02-2011 CHANGES TO RETIREMENT AGE AND COMPENSATION FIGURES
Changes to the statutory default retirement age (DRA) and the latest changes in figures relating to compensation. Relevant to many businesses, we discusses what these changes are and how these changes may affect you.
08-02-2011 MOST COMMON EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS - SUMMARY
Employment Law - claims, compensation and time limits from 6th April 2014, Family Friendly Rights - Summary - from 6th April 2014, and other relevant information
04-02-2011 REDUCE, REDUCE, REDUCE...THEN OFFSET
Carbon Retirement is an offsetting firm, so you might be forgiven for thinking we'd be in favour of offsetting as a primary component of an environmental strategy. Well, we're not.....
03-02-2011 SMART WORKING DOESN'T MEAN LONG WORKING
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been under fire for telling his Civil Servants not to put any non-urgent business in his red box after 3pm in the afternoon. He has in fact set a thoroughly good example to businesses up and down the country.
31-01-2011 EMPLOYERS CHARTER
As an employer as long as you act fairly and reasonably, you are entitled to.............
13-01-2011 WHAT DOES CARBON NEUTRAL MEAN?
Carbon neutral products and services are increasingly common: from t-shirts to carpet tiles to beer, if you want it carbon neutral its yours. But what does the term actually mean, and why are organisations so keen to go carbon neutral?
10-01-2011 GETTING EMPLOYEES ACTIVE IS NOT TO BE SNEEZED AT
As the UK went back to work this week, it was reported that almost 2 million workers called in sick at an estimated cost of £302million. Simple steps such as encouraging regular walking and cycling among staff are proving to combat sickness and improve health says UK charity Sustrans.
21-12-2010 CARBON RETIREMENT CARBON FOOTPRINTING TOOL IS LAUNCHED
Carbon Retirement has released a business carbon footprinting tool. This tool is government assured, so that footprints measured through it can be offset under the Government Quality Assurance Scheme for carbon offsetting.
03-12-2010 BEWARE BONUSES
Bonuses are not confined to the fat cats of the banking world. Many companies offer them on a more modest scale. Surely, employers believe, the prospect of a bonus will make people work harder. The truth is, however, that bonuses can act as a disincentive as much as an incentive.
08-11-2010 NEW CARBON TAX: GOOD FOR TREASURY, BAD FOR ENVIRONMENT
The Government announced on 20th October a change to the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) that means medium and large businesses will end up paying £1bn per year in a carbon tax that will not create a net reduction in greenhouse gases.
04-11-2010 USED COPIERS HOLD SECRETS
Did you know that almost all Digital Copiers since 2002 contain a hard drive? This means that details of every copy, scan, email and fax are sitting hidden within the copies. This could be a time-bomb for your business!
04-11-2010 CARBON RETIREMENT AND PEOPLE POWER IN CARBON MARKETS
Carbon offsetting is a minefield of acronyms and jargon. Combined with a confusing array of options and a lack of transparency about where your money is going, it can be difficult to make the right choice for your organisation.

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