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New Chairman for Workplace Matters

Delbert Sandiford has become the new Chair of the Trustees of Workplace Matters, an ecumenical charity which takes Christian values into the workplace. He succeeds the late Alan Harpham, who had been chairman of the charity for some years but who died in January this year.   Delbert - who has been appointed to his [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Categories: Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Bedford Town Centre Chaplaincy officially launched

  On 14th December, from 12.15pm in Church Square (also known as Pigeon Square) in the centre of Bedford, David Hodgson, the Mayor of Bedford, will join the Bishop of Bedford, the Rt Rev Richard Atkinson, and a number of other dignitaries to officially launch Bedford’s Town Centre Chaplaincy service.   Masterminded and managed by [...]

By | December 8th, 2013|Categories: Lifestyle, Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Workplace chaplaincy tackles key concerns raised by Casino staff study

  A recent study, by Dr Guy Bohane and Professor Yvonne Guerrier, from the University of Roehampton Business School, has highlighted concerns about young people’s vulnerability to gambling addiction by participating in casino gambling. In addition, looking at those who work in the casino industry, the study also raises concerns about the impact of unsociable [...]

Investment report criticises executive pay

Both the BBC and the Church Times have reported that the ecumenical Church Investors Group (CIG) – a Christian investment group - has produced a report which recommends that no executives should be paid more than 75 times the level of the lowest earners.   The CIG commissioned two theological professors to write ‘The Ethics [...]

By | March 19th, 2010|Categories: Business, Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , |0 Comments