Estimating International Poverty Lines

Is the World Bank's international poverty line of £1.90  a day both robust and relevant?  Recent analysis suggests that it is. Read this article from The World Bank Research Digest Winter 2017  ... Read more

Ethics Corner

The last few months have seen me confronted with a range of issues on the ethics front, which I thought I'd share with you. ... Read more

Badge of Honour

Nothing says anything better about your business ethics than literally wearing your heart on your sleeve! For Simon Long, of SLTS South West Ltd this is what he has literally done for his business.  Not content with his vehicles branded with the Business against Poverty logo, but he has now included it in all his uniforms. Read more

2 FREE tickets to BaP members from Ali Stewart & Co

Do you want to know how ordinary people lead teams to extra-ordinary results? We are delighted to tell you about an unmissable leadership event we have lined up: ‘Uspire presents Liberating Leadership In Action’. Join us at this compelling showcase of Ali Stewart’s proven leadership framework, with real and practical examples of how it has transformed other businesses... Read more

Employment Law

As well as the start of the new tax year, 6 April is a busy day for employment law. Much of what comes into force this year affects only larger employers, but I would be doing less than my job if I did not alert you to what they will shortly have to comply with, in case it comes winging its way towards smaller businesses. Read more

Member of the month April 2017

Congratulations to Sharon Firth of Inspire Away who specialise in training and developing staff through interactive courses, workshops and away days.  Sharon also runs a church with her husband in her local community in Melksham and who recently raised money to contribute to our tractor appeal. ... Read more

Sad to leave but happy new beginnings

It is with much sadness that we are to leave our office based in the beautiful surroundings at Grangeside Business Centre after running the charity from the base in Hilperton for the last five and half years. Read more

New Members - March 2017

  We are excited to introduce new businesses Boluboo and Claudia May,  but also to announce that our existing businesses Nicholas Wylde Jewellers and Triangle Design upgrading their membership level to Platinum Sponsors and Destiny Life Counselling to Silver ... Read more

Sponsorship Packages available

We are looking to cover the following sponsorship packages for the 2017 annual ball taking place in November - The Masquerade Ball. Read more

Hitting the right Chord

We are delighted to introduce Chord UK who have joined the Business against Poverty membership as Platinum sponsors . Using an integrated approach using telemarketing and email marketing – Chord UK can help you get the best return from your marketing investment.  They are telemarketing specialists.  But the best results can often be achieved by using the telephone, email and web together as part of an integrated campaign. Read more