Belief in business ethics declines The number of people who believe businesses behave ethically has declined since last year, according to a survey by the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE). Some 57% of the 2,000 adults polled believed that businesses behaved ethically, down from 62% in 2018. This is the first time since 2016 that the poll has shown perceptions of business ethics to have got worse. Corporate tax avoidance emerged as the issue most concerning respondents – 33% cited this as a problem UK businesses needed to address. The number of people concerned about executive...

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