Responsible business news round-up 29 August - 2 September 2016

Summary of key responsible business stories from the UK national press for the week commencing 29 August 2016.

(£) = Paywalled article

Diversity and equality

 
MPs urge better job protection for expectant and new mothers Guardian 
Over-70s are victims of ‘institutionalised ageism’ in NHS, experts warn Daily Telegraph

 

Economy

 
Services industry pessimistic after Brexit vote FT (£)
End inefficient corporation tax, says economist The Times (£)

 

Employment

 
Youth unemployment highly regionalised, report shows Guardian
Entrepreneurs of tomorrow can find inspiration closer to home The Times (£)
Graduate recruitment slumps after Brexit vote FT (£)

 

Enterprise

 
Living wage hits small businesses The Times (£)

 

Environment

 
Supermarkets axe toxic beads from own brands Daily Mail
England continues to fall behind UK nations in recycling performance edie
Poor electric car sales hit climate goals FT (£)
Department for Transport urged to decarbonise sector and improve air quality edie 

 

Governance and ethics

 
Apple faces multibillion tax bill in EU ruling FT (£)

 

Health and wellbeing

 
Girls unhappy with their lives and looks The Times (£)
Yoga and acupuncture ‘as good as pain relief drugs’ I news 

 

Policy

 
Theresa May ignores calls for Brexit delay FT (£)

 

Responsible business

 
Carnival clean-up: Notting Hill waste to generate 100MWh of electricity edie
Can 'wonky veg' unite consumers and supermarkets in the food waste battle? edie 
Uber and Nissan launch three-month electric vehicle trial in London edie 
World Water Week: Six innovations to quench the global thirst for clean water edie 

 

Society

 
Sexist hate crimes given second-class status, says senior Tory MP Guardian
Potential Paralympic star forced to pull out due to cuts in disability support Guardian
Even in housing, the Tories stoop to divide and rule Guardian

 

Workplace

 
Salary sacrifice schemes face reform FT (£)
Millennials and AI driving change in the workplace HR Magazine