Corporate philanthropy in the United Kingdom

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Abstract

The increasing demands placed on private welfare services and calls for business to fulfil its social responsibilities have heightened interest in corporate charitable donations in the United Kingdom. Adjustments to the corporation tax system have been made to encourage companies to give more. The article outlines the legal and fiscal background to company giving, examines its magnitude and reports on a survey of company practice.
LanguageEnglish
Pages553-558
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Business Ethics
Volume6
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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In: Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 6, No. 7, 1987, p. 553-558.

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