Education and Young People

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Business Class pupils at the Hackney Careers Fair
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
Mosaic, now part of the Prince's Trust, inspires young people from deprived communities to realise their talents and potential.
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.
Step Up To Work helps unemployed 16-25 year olds develop the skills, self-esteem and confidence they need to get into work.
Cheese Matters launch at the Nottingham Academy
Nottingham based companies Capital One, Eversheds and IKANO are working in partnership to deliver this financial education programme for young people.
Work Inspiration is a national employer led campaign that targets 14-19 year olds in full-time education to make their first experience of the world of work more meaningful and inspiring.
Generation Talent was a joint initiative between BITC and The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) developed by the Talent & Skills Leadership Team to help jobseekers by providing practical help for companies as they promote their vacancies to the unemployed.
The digital transformation of the UK economy is a significant opportunity to drive growth and prosperity for the betterment of both business and citizens. It also offers the chance to reduce poverty and inequalities, improve livelihoods and enable us to manage growth on a finite planet.   However, digital transformation also presents challenges to society that are only just starting to be understood.
Business has an opportunity to ensure that the digital revolution serves all of society. Following on from the Brave New World? report, we are pleased to launch the much anticipated set of priorities
With the snap election just around the corner, business and individuals alike will be wondering how the next Government plans to respond to the changing employment landscape.
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.
Too many employers are relying on standard requirements for previous experience to help sift applicants for entry level roles with little thought about how they could more accurately assess a candidate’s potential to do the job.
To help tackle this issue, we would like to invite you to attend our workshop, kindly hosted by NHS, focusing on how you can you identify a young candidate’s potential.
On 26 June, Business in the Community, supported by the City & Guilds Group, will bring employers together to explore the challenges and opportunities of recruiting young talent in the Bristol area.  From plugging future skills gaps to retaining and attracting young people into your business; this free conference will help you to adapt your workforce planning for the next generation.
Pupils from Heriot Primary School in Paisley have taken the My Healthy Breakfast Challenge during Business in the Community's (BITC) Responsible Business Week 2017 to help encourage them to make good choices for their first meal of the day.

The innovative challenge is part of the Food for Thought Programme, a three way partnership between the Scottish Government, Education Scotland and BITC Scotland, the Prince’s Responsible Business Network.
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.
Kingspan Insulated Panels is a leading global manufacturer of advanced building envelope systems and solutions for the creation of high performing, energy efficient buildings. Based in Holywell, North Wales, it is the biggest division within the Kingspan Group.
Originally known as RCT Homes, the business rebranded in 2007 as Trivallis. It is a registered social landlord, operating in the Rhondda Cynon Taff area of South Wales, following the transfer of RCT Council’s housing stock.