Doing business ethically...

...makes for better business

The Institute of Business Ethics was established in 1986 to promote high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values. We raise awareness of business ethics through the dissemination of knowledge and good practice.

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What's new in the knowledge hub...

PaC Anti-Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Bibliography

Publication type: Other

PaC Anti-Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Bibliography

This bibliography of resources aims to provide professionals in the legal, accounting and property sectors with a repository of knowledge and guidance to help them stay up to date with the latest work that has already been completed on these topics, in order to ensure that the highest possible ethical standards are maintained.

15 Jan 2020

Attitudes of the British Public to Business Ethics: 2019

Publication type: Survey

Attitudes of the British Public to Business Ethics: 2019

The 2019 results of the IBE's annual survey of the attitudes of the British public to business ethics.

17 Dec 2019

Paying a living wage is the ethical thing to do

Blog

Paying a living wage is the ethical thing to do

This week marks Living Wage Week, a chance to reflect on what it means to be paid a ‘living’ wage and evaluate how well employers are living up to this promise. Originally set up as an initiative to tackle in-work poverty, the living wage has been defined as the salary an employee requires in order to cover their basic needs, including adequate food, shelter and clothing. This Living Wage week also signifies the point at which new living wage rates will be announced.

12 Nov 2019

The authentic organisation

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The authentic organisation

Companies now have an array of tools to help them attract new talent. In a crowded marketplace and faced with increasingly aware and discerning candidates, there are powerful incentives for companies to paint highly flattering impressions of their culture. Projecting authenticity in this space is everything but, as Groucho Marx might have said, "if you can fake that, you’ve got it made”.

30 Oct 2019

 

Next events and training...

Understanding Business Ethics

Understanding Business Ethics

This one day training course, facilitated by the IBE covers a breadth of topics, essential for those thinking practically about business ethics.

Business Ethics Network (BEN) Meeting

Business Ethics Network (BEN) Meeting

BEN meetings provide a confidential forum for the sharing of both good practice and any challenges faced in implementing an effective ethics programme.

Professional Bodies' Business Ethics Network (ProfBEN) Meeting

Professional Bodies' Business Ethics Network (ProfBEN) Meeting

ProfBEN meetings provide a confidential forum for the sharing of both good practice and any challenges faced in encouraging professional ethics.

Business Ethics Network (BEN) Meeting

Business Ethics Network (BEN) Meeting

BEN meetings provide a confidential forum for the sharing of both good practice and any challenges faced in implementing an effective ethics programme.