Now retired, my dad ran a small business for many years, tailoring and selling coats and dresses. He had a retail store with a small workshop behind it in Esher, a small village Southwest of London.
Dad employed perhaps a total of a dozen people at any one time. Half in the store and workshop and the other half who worked from home.
I learned about corporate responsibility from Dad as I was growing up in the 1970s, before I knew there was a term for it. Perhaps before there even was a term for it?
Everyone knew everyone in the …read more