Corporate Social Responsibility at AlphaWealth

We believe that actions speak louder than words, so let us show you how we have been active in our role. 

The term Corporate Social Responsibly has become one with a variety of different meanings since its development by Howard Bowen in 1953. Below is a few definitions:

“The term social responsibilities of business men refers to the obligations of business men (and women) to pursue those policies, to make those decisions, or to follow those lines of action which are desirable in terms of the objectives and values of our society. This definition does not imply that businessmen as members of society lack the rights to criticize the values… it is assumed, however, that as servants of society, they must not disregard socially accepted values or place their own above those of society.” (Howard R. Bowen, 1953)

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Saving tips this Christmas

Is it too early to mention the C word? That’s right guys, like it or not, the time has come for you to start thinking about ChristmasIt’s an expensive time of year but hopefully, we can help you get more bang for your buck after reading this blog.  One iconic quote that really resonates with me about Christmas, is from George Best who said ” I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. ”

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So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s nineteen ninety-nine?

All-time highs recently seen across the Atlantic for the Nasdaq, Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices suggest that it could once again be party time for US equities. However, Davy’s are warning of markets becoming complacent and that a correction or set back of the order of magnitude of 10% or so is due in the coming months.

Closer to home the Irish government’s Spring statement today is likely to outline a series of spending increases and tax cuts over the next five years. This is the fruit of a number of years of fiscal discipline. This is in stark contrast to the on-going woes of the Greek government as it struggles to find enough cash to meet short-term pay and pension bills. Continue reading “So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s nineteen ninety-nine?”