Continue reading The Living Wage – a topical article from our September newsletter

The Living Wage – a topical article from our September newsletter

The Living Wage Commission’s Recommendations..… but UK can go even further to reduce low pay.. writes Carole Parkes.   By Carole Parkes, Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability at Aston Business School; and on CIGB Management Council.   UK’s Living Wage Commission recently issued a report which set out their blueprint for how the Government…

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Continue reading June Newsletter

June Newsletter

This month’s newsletter includes the following delights … A last push for Chaplaincy Fortnight A Day in the life of … A retail chaplain A report on CIGB’s Annual meeting:  Faith in Enterprise Revd Peter Seeney RIP TRUST in Business   … and lots more! There’s also a feedback form … we’d love to know…

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Continue reading April newsletter is now available to download from our ‘newsletter’ page. Previous newsletters are also available.

April newsletter is now available to download from our ‘newsletter’ page. Previous newsletters are also available.

LINK March 2014

Read more April newsletter is now available to download from our ‘newsletter’ page. Previous newsletters are also available.
Continue reading The latest (January/February) newsletter is now available to download. AS usual there are articles on a variety of subjects including the aftermath of the German Christmas market and modern-day slavery.

The latest (January/February) newsletter is now available to download. AS usual there are articles on a variety of subjects including the aftermath of the German Christmas market and modern-day slavery.

LINK February 2014

Read more The latest (January/February) newsletter is now available to download. AS usual there are articles on a variety of subjects including the aftermath of the German Christmas market and modern-day slavery.
Continue reading “LINK”: the newsletter of CIGB

“LINK”: the newsletter of CIGB

The latest issue of “LINK” is now available to download.  As usual there are some thought-provoking articles on social issues – like fuel poverty; articles by chaplains and signposts to events which may be of interest to you.  “LINK” can be found on our ‘Newsletters’ page.

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Continue reading Annual Commissioning Service

Annual Commissioning Service

Our annual Commissioning Service took place on Sunday 24th November at 3.00pm at Trinity United Reformed Church in Hall Green.  The Commissioning Service is an annual ecumenical CIGB event at which new workplace chaplains are commissioned and existing workplace chaplains have the opportunity to rededicate themselves to this work.  It was good to commission 13 new…

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Continue reading “More Tax, Less Aid: Too Simple A Solution?”

“More Tax, Less Aid: Too Simple A Solution?”

Friday 28th June at 6.30pm Methodist Tax Justice Network in Birmingham are running an open, public event entitled ‘More Tax, Less Aid: Too Simple A Solution?’ at 6:30pm on Friday June 28th, at Wragge & Co in Birmingham City Centre. The meeting will be chaired by Barbara Hayes, and the main speaker will be Revd…

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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting This year’s Annual meeting will take place on Monday May 13th in the Banking Hall at Wragge & Co., 55 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2AS. As usual, refreshments will be served from 5.30pm and the business meeting will start at 6.15 and last no more than 30 minutes.  After a short comfort break,…

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Continue reading Faiths at Work (2010)- an asset, not an issue

Faiths at Work (2010)- an asset, not an issue

The ‘Faiths at work’ programme aims to bring together people of various faiths to develop mutual understanding of what each brings to the workplace, including ethical values. If we understand and appreciate colleagues and clients better, then we can be more confident to ‘do business’ together. Employers and colleagues may be nervous of faith at…

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