Employment news and blog

8 March 2017 - 1:03pm

Despite the fact that social enterprises generate more than £24 billion annually for the UK economy and employ nearly 1 million people, creating social and environmental benefits for us all, they...

Senior business leaders go on a Seeing is Believing visit on Tuesday 7 March in Leeds to learn more about the value of social enterprises. Led by Charlotte Cool, the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at ASDA, attendees learnt the importance of working in collaboration with social enterprises to ensure a thriving, inclusive society. Read more.
27 February 2017 - 4:34pm

Its positive...

The Government has committed to exploring a range of options to recognise or reward organisations that actively employ ex-offenders in its response to a Work and Pensions Committee report today. Read more.
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9 January 2017 - 9:15am

A parliamentary reception, local MPs, pupils, a teacher and BITC Cymru’s own LifeSkills Coordinator Natalie Roberts. A perfect Christmas present for everyone involved in LifeSkills in Wales....

Report: A Brave New World?
24 November 2016 - 11:06am

With technology bringing unprecedented change and transforming the economy, businesses and communities, the report ‘Brave New World? Ensuring an inclusive digital revolution’...

Business in the Community has today partnered with Accenture to launch a new report challenging business to be part of creating an inclusive digital revolution. Read more.
Cath Sermon, Employment Director, Business in the Community
9 September 2016 - 2:00pm

As the summer holidays end and businesses gear up for their autumn recruitment plans there is plenty of uncertainty about  what the low unemployment rate and...

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6 September 2016 - 3:26pm

See what happened when staff from infrastructure and support services company Amey answered questions about the company's partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, for which it achieved finalist status in this year’s Inspiring Young Talent Award. Read more.
17 June 2016 - 4:55pm

Lloyd took part in Ready for Work in 2014, after being referred by his probation worker. With a criminal conviction he didn’t rate his chances of getting a job very highly. Thanks to...

Centrica
14 June 2016 - 11:13am

Dave Marsh, Head of Academy, British Gas gives his advice and insights for companies keen to tackle youth unemployment, drawn from his company's succesful programme to help NEET young...

The Employment for Excluded Groups Award infographic
6 June 2016 - 3:57pm

Anne Willmot, Work Inclusion Campaign Director, looks at what the Employment for Excluded Groups Award and Inspiring Young Talent entries show us about how companies are tackling this...

The Experian Building Stronger Communities Award in recognition of Sir John Peace infographic
6 June 2016 - 3:21pm

Andy Melia, Head of Community Investment, Business in the Community gives his thoughts on this year's entrants to the Experian Building Stronger Communities Award in recognition of Sir...

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