Browsing All posts tagged under »Brian Souter«

One in ten firms engage in Pridewash

July 1, 2019

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Over 10% of companies delivering a Pride-themed campaign scored less than 80% for their steps to improve LGBT+ rights.

Watchout for Pridewash season

June 24, 2019

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Like polluting brands that "greenwash" their reputation by embarking on meaningless environmental corporate social responsibility, so we are starting to see Pridewash. These brands have a dodgy track record on LGBT rights, but are now celebrating Pride.

The unwelcome political return of Mr Megabus

September 4, 2014

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The No campaign in the Scottish Referendum may have issues with its sexist and patronising adverts, but Sir Brian Souter’s appearance on the BBC last night serves as a reminder that the Yes campaign has its fair share of undesirable views. Let’s go back to 1999/2000 and what the Scottish Daily Mail editorial called: Labour’s […]

Don’t feel too sorry for the Daily Record

June 14, 2011

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As job losses were announced, The Herald posed the question, does Scotland need the Daily Record? This was the newspaper which in 2000 leapt on Stagecoach boss, Brian Souter‘s, bigoted bandwagon to campaign in favour of Section 28 (or 2A as it was known in Scotland). That’s the clause that banned the ‘promotion of homosexuality […]