Survey from the Institute of Business Ethics reveals that public perception of business ethics has risen, while the top three concerns are corporate tax avoidance, executive pay and exploitative behaviour.
The public's perception of business ethics has improved year-on-year in the UK, according to a survey.
Research from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) shows that 52% of those polled believe that business behaves ethically, up from last year’s dip of 48%. However, the figure remains some way off the 59% of 2015.
Tax avoidance was named as a leading concern that needed to be addressed by 38% of those surveyed. The other two main business issues of concern for members of the public are executive pay and exploitative behaviour.
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