Employers should support volunteering

Personnel professionals body CIPD has published a guide to employee volunteering, looking at the current state of play, benefits and barriers. It argues that it is in an organisation’s own interest to play a more active role in promoting volunteering to employees and to support them in the volunteer journey.

‘From Big Society to the big organisation? The role of organisations in supporting employee volunteering’ can be downloaded via http://www.cipd.co.uk/publicpolicy/policy-reports/big-society-organisation.aspx.