18th Sep 2020

The week, Sandra King, Chief Philanthropy Officer at the Community Foundation has been a guest on  Muckle LLP’s Legal Spectrum Podcast series discussing the role of business in the community. With the north east and other parts of the UK tightening measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 following an increase in infections, Sandra and her fellow panel members discussed the question “Can businesses still do CSR during COVID-19?”

Sandra said ““It was great to be asked to join the Muckle podcast and discuss how businesses can still do CSR during Covid-19. At the Community Foundation we’ve seen business really step up during Covid-19 to support charities doing vital work responding to the pandemic. Businesses like Muckle, Accenture and Sail Creative have worked with us and provided much needed advice, training and support to help charities work together in new ways and to support beneficiaries in our local communities”

The Legal Spectrum Podcast - Can businesses still do CSR during COVID-19?

With the UK tightening measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 following an increase in infections, the Legal Spectrum Podcast series visits the role of business in the community.

Jobs versus communities?

Charities have been hit hard by the onset of COVID-19, while many businesses will understandably by weighing up whether they can continue to support their local communities.

And as the pandemic continues to propagate, the resultant global downturn is predicted to be considerably worse than the last recession. 

How important is your local community?

So what does this mean for charities? Does traditional corporate social responsibility still have a role to play in making our communities better? And how can businesses continue to make a difference?

To help us answer these questions, Muckle brought together 4 brilliant speakers, who share their experience, insight and passion for community in their latest podcast:

You can listen to the podcast here

 

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