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Alvin's Podcast: Anum Mall, Founder & Chair of WHEWW

On this podcast, I talk to Anum Mall the Founder and Chair of The World Health, Education and Women Welfare Trust UK (WHEWW) a non-profit grant-making organisation supporting holistic development initiatives in the UK and globally. We talk to Anum about her passion and work including the current WHEWW project to rebuild and renovate St Teresa’s Hospital in Mirpurkhas District, Pakistan. Anum also shares her experience with Ethical Angel and how the platform has helped WHEWW secure much needed technical support and referrals to partners and opportunities.

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Ethical Angel supports middle managers

Long Live The Middle Manager

There is so much written about the role and value of middle management, those running teams of up to 15 people. Over the years they have received a lot of criticism, but in reality, middle managers are absolutely vital in translating the needs and wants of the C-suite into actionable plans that can be delivered by employees that make up a business’ various teams.


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Are Your Future Leaders Getting Enough Leadership Opportunities?

Are Your Future Leaders Getting Enough Leadership Opportunities?

Are Your Future Leaders Getting Enough Leadership Opportunities? On the face of it, this might seem like a strange question, but once you consider it there is merit in asking. At every level, there is a jump for staff members to take when moving into a new leadership role. This is part of what makes hiring from within so hard when filling the void left by an outgoing manager. With that comes inexperience in a range of scenarios, and often there is little room for error as a few small mistakes or missed steps can lead to a loss of respect and belief from the people in your team. 

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Employee Development is Key to Retention - 4 Strategies to Improve Your L&D

Over the last 18 months the working world has gone through its biggest disruption in decades, and with that came new challenges and concerns for employees and employers alike. The first question to grip the world of employment was ‘how are workers going to be as efficient at home as they are in the office?’. A question that employees around the world proved was unnecessary as productivity levels remained around a similar level. 

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7 Signs Your Business Has a Soft Skills Problem

In today’s competitive business environment, it is important to ensure your organisation is as efficient as it can be. As Ethical Angel’s COO, I recognise the importance of driving operational efficiency, and increasingly it’s not just the technical skills and abilities that are important – it’s the soft skills your team possess that makes the difference. 

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Sir Stephen O'Brien, interviewed by Ethical Angel

The State of CSR with Sir Stephen O'Brien CBE: "I'm Shocked That It's Moved so Little"

Sir Stephen O'Brien CBE shocked at the lack of movement in CSR over the last 15 years.

 

At Ethical Angel, we’re always reaching out to talk to and gain insights from people in all areas of the business community and third sector. Recently we had the pleasure of speaking with Sir Stephen O’Brien, Convener of Second Curve and former Trustee of Foundation For Future London, Barts NHS Trust and Music in Secondary Schools Trust, to discuss volunteering and its benefits to both the communities it supports and the private sector. I met with Sir Stephen to discuss the evolution of corporate altruism and employee volunteering. 

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