The Apiary Journal

What is Corporate Social Responsibility ?

Corporate Social Responsibility (thankfully commonly abbreviated to CSR) is a phrase used to describe the efforts an organisation takes to improve society in some way. It may be beneficial to their local society such as sponsoring the local youth rugby team, or it could be a broader social contribution such as implementing environmentally friendly policies. […]

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Why is Beekeeping Important?

I’ve been pondering this question for about a week now following a brief discussion with a fellow passenger on a train. The subject turned to bees and they asked me why beekeeping was important – it struck me that while many people may instinctively know that bees are important, they don’t necessarily know why. I […]

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Top 10 tips for supercharging your CSR

Founder of Bees for Business, Jez Rose shares his top 10 tips for supercharging your corporate social responsibility in this free infographic.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Honey

What is “raw” honey? ‘Raw’ is the term given to honey that has had nothing done to affect its taste or state. Most supermarket-sold honey has been pasteurised and is very often a blend of EU and non-EU honey. In some cases, it results in an entirely different product to what originally came out of […]

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Honey & Heat

We’ve put five pens in our pocket, donned a labcoat and some geeky specs to bring you the real facts about heat on honey. You might have heard of people who have forgotten about a jar of honey they had, gradually over time pushed to the back of the cupboard and when eventually found (rescued), […]

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The Bees Don’t Need Saving: #BravoforBees

This may come as a shock and perhaps we might be the least unlikely people you’d expect to say something like this, but: the bees don’t need saving… Don’t SAVE The Bees The hashtag and phrase #savethebees has gained much momentum in recent years. The enthusiasm for saving our bees is based on reporting of the […]

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Bees for Bronco – one of our latest bee-loving clients

Yorkshire based Bronco, a creative digital marketing, has committed to sponsoring a Bees for Business beehive for the next two years. Bronco, which specialises in SEO, website design and development, PPC management, digital media marketing and social media, sees corporate social responsibility as an important part of its business ethos and it supports a number […]

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Fascinating Facts About the Honeybee

Most of us know that honey is good for us but few people are aware of just how remarkable the bee is and just what’s it’s capable of. On our Beekeeping for Beginners courses I get a huge amount of satisfaction watching the child-like wonder spread across the faces of our delegates as they watch […]

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Introducing Kathy Slack, Our Honey Chef Connoisseur

We’ve teamed up with Kathy Slack, food writer, honey lover and private chef supreme, to bring you tasty recipes with honey at their heart. Kathy is a food writer, supper club host, cookery teacher and private chef who grows her own ingredients. Her life in food began after 12 years as a brand strategist for […]

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Honey Gluttony: Honey Panancotta

We’ve teamed up with the ever-so talented supper club host and cook, Kathy Slack, who writes the blog Gluts and Gluttony, to bring you 3 delicious recipes with honey right at their heart. Kathy says: “Simplicity is the key here. Don’t adorn this dessert with anything like fruit that might detract from the honey. Since all the flavour […]

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