Business in the Community believes the most effective way for business to support young people facing social disadvantage is to form long-term partnerships with the schools those young people attend. Business Class provides a systematic and proven framework for developing those partnerships
Business Engagement in Early Years was a business-led programme, funded by the Scottish Government, offering businesses a structured means to help children (nursery-P4) living in less affluent areas to improve their life chances and become responsible citizens. The programme has now finished but you can still download the toolkit.
Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has sent an alert to all businesses and individuals regarding the Wannacry ransomware incident (WannaCrypt0r) urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days.
The future success of young people in Wales and the long-term sustainability of Welsh businesses are inextricably linked. Engagement with education is a business issue; the issue which will be at the heart of BITC Cymru’s first Business-Education Symposium.
An initiative which brings together commerce and education has resulted in over 80 school-business partnerships thriving from Bethesda to Bridgend, with collaborations flourishing in every local authority area in Wales.
Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, with over 70 branches in every community in Wales and long-standing relationships and connections with Welsh rugby, the National Eisteddfod, the Royal Welsh Show and numerous community / charity groups across Wales.
Bouygues UK is a construction company which delivers award-winning development and regeneration projects across both the public and private sectors. By getting on the ground locally early and for a prolonged period of time, Bouygues successfully develops local expertise helping them deliver projects that work with communities and organisations.
Engineering activities for all age groups are now on the curriculum for pupils at a Newport school thanks to its partnership with a major engineering company.
SMEs encouraged to form Paired Reading partnerships to help boost literacy of primary school children
The next generation of budding tech entrepreneurs was put to the test recently with a series of LEGO challenges at an event in Abertillery’s Eden Education Centre.
The next generation of budding environmental entrepreneurs were put to the test this week with a series of challenges at an event in Cardiff Bay’s Pierhead and Senedd buildings.
Catch up on our online Q&A with our Unipart Inspiring Young Talent award Winner Sky, where we discussed the broadcaster's award winning Starting Out programme with Martha Jennings, Starting Out Manager and Harry Eke, Marketing Apprentice.
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