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    How important is it to you that a company looks after it’s employees? Why?

    Would it affect if you buy from them?

    Would you avoid a brand if you knew they did not look after employees?

    Does this apply to the supply chain, or to those employed directly by the brand in question?

    Where does cost come into this?
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    It depends what you mean by 'looks after its employees'. I'm not going to do detailed research into the exact contract terms of employees for everything I buy, but if a company is notorious for using sweatshops with appalling conditions (yes, I'm aware of the argument that sweatshops are good for their employees, I just don't think it's a good one), I'm somewhat more likely to avoid them.
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    (Original post by fashionrsrcher)
    How important is it to you that a company looks after it’s employees? Why?

    Would it affect if you buy from them?

    Would you avoid a brand if you knew they did not look after employees?

    Does this apply to the supply chain, or to those employed directly by the brand in question?

    Where does cost come into this?
    Hi!

    How important is it to you that a company looks after it’s employees? Why?
    Very, an employer that looks after it's employee usually creates such a better company!

    Would it affect if you buy from them?
    Depends how much I needed the product.

    Would you avoid a brand if you knew they did not look after employees?
    Depends how much I needed the product.

    Does this apply to the supply chain, or to those employed directly by the brand in question?
    Personally I'd say directly, but I'd like to consider the supply chain as well.

    Where does cost come into this?
    Every business has to try make as much profit as possible, just not at detriment to it's employees


    *Maybe put this onto survey monkey?*
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    Morally Yes
    Logically depends on how terrible the government/society is
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    Hi, thanks for answers, thats really useful, and greatly appreciated!

    I have done previous research on survey monkey, but I am looking for more individual answers, as part of a different type of research. I am struggling to find participants so have resorted to posting questions individually!

    (Original post by acontium)
    Hi!

    How important is it to you that a company looks after it’s employees? Why?
    Very, an employer that looks after it's employee usually creates such a better company!

    Would it affect if you buy from them?
    Depends how much I needed the product.

    Would you avoid a brand if you knew they did not look after employees?
    Depends how much I needed the product.

    Does this apply to the supply chain, or to those employed directly by the brand in question?
    Personally I'd say directly, but I'd like to consider the supply chain as well.

    Where does cost come into this?
    Every business has to try make as much profit as possible, just not at detriment to it's employees


    *Maybe put this onto survey monkey?*
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    If people only purchased stuff from decent employers then the economy would collapse. Heres a few of the biggest employers who are known for a bit of [email protected]:

    Sports Direct
    Amazon
    UK Government
    Apple
    Tesco
    NASA

    My local offy pays their employees guff wages, however its the only shop close enough for me to get booze from when Im pissed. Plus if I boycotted the place, it would have absolutely no impact on the business what so ever but creates inconvenience for me.
 
 
 
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