Be Ethical Training Blogs

Advice, guidance and thoughts around responsible business

The Power of a Partnership - Caroline & Heather

Both Heather & Caroline worked in the same role at Bibby Line Group from 2006-2016. Caroline was involved in developing and embedding a programme of responsible activity, going on to manage the global employee programme until 2010. Heather then joined the business to take over the reins,...

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Hit Full Marks For Social Value In Bids & Tenders

With so much more focus on social value within bids, tenders, awards submissions and when applying for industry accreditations, what do you include to ensure you achieve the highest percentage possible? When bidding for contracts in the public sector today, you can achieve up to 25% of your...

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Our Core Market Just Got a Whole Lot Bigger!

Our mission as Be Ethical Training is to help businesses to become responsible. It sounds simple but actually requires a well adapted approach to reach as many companies as possible. When we began developing our offer, and because of our background we had real clarity about how we wanted to work...

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The Power Of Personal Goal Setting

How much time do we spend thinking about what we need to do? I spend a whole lot of time thinking about moping my kitchen floor or wading through endless amounts of ironing and rarely ever get around to doing either of them. I have probably racked up more thinking time than the actual time it...

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Benefits of Developing an Awards Programme

It doesn’t matter how big or small your business is when it comes to entering awards. There are a huge amount of programmes, that you will find the right award and categories to suit your business. Awards vary from local to national and industry to business-specific. When entering any award, it...

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Why Take Responsible Business Seriously?

Do you take your own business seriously? Are you passionate, driven, committed to its success? Do you see how planning, commitment and action creates positive outcomes? It’s the same as being responsible. The activity has to become part of the way you do business. Being serious about...

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That Solitary Feeling When You Work in a Specialist Role

With business success, there comes an element of the unknown. You need to take calculated risks to continue to grow and diversify, and this includes developing roles in areas that you are not necessarily well versed in. Myself and Caroline have both experienced being in communication roles,...

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Achieving Co-ordinated Engagement

The biggest issue with developing and managing responsible activities is having one key person in post to co-ordinate and take ownership of everything that comes under responsibility. Not only managing the activities but also the people who could positively support them but who need to know that...

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A Business That is Bigger Than Us

Being a co-founder and director of Be Ethical Training has already been a wonderful experience. I get to work with great people, have insightful conversations. I am learning so much every day while connecting with people from every industry you can imagine. I am sure I can speak for Heather too...

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Be Ethical Training - Born Out of Lockdown

Since the start of lockdown, the ups and downs have been pretty immense from a personal and business perspective. The lows lasting a lot longer than the highs. I remember the week before the restrictions took hold, Heather and I were spending time with her son in a coffee shop in Chester. We...

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