Over 10 million people in the UK have a criminal record, yet three quarters of employers admit they would discriminate against a candidate with a criminal conviction.
Ready for Work engages business in supporting disadvantaged groups, particularly people who have experienced homelessness, into employment.
BT has also been a long-standing employer of choice for ex-armed forces personnel and has capitalised on the skills that these individuals bring to its business.
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.
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.
BITC Cymru and The Royal British Legion in Wales are convening a roundtable event to consider the ways in which responsible businesses in Wales can start making their organisations more ready to recruit ex-service personnel and veterans.
Join us for the 2017 Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner and celebrate the very best of business and those companies which are making a positive difference to the challenges our nation faces.
The Department for Work & Pension's simple step-by-step guide to open recruitment, written in partnership with Business in the Community.
Drawing on the experience of delivering the Ready for Work programme, Business in the Community is working across the UK on projects that support people facing disadvantage to enter good quality employment.
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.
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