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New Chief Executive appointed for The Prince of Wales’ Responsible Business Network

28 June 2016 - 11:59am
Business in the Community today announces Amanda Mackenzie OBE as the fourth Chief Executive in its 34 year history. Read more.

Give & Gain Day poll shows that young people volunteer to get ahead at work

20 May 2016 - 8:00am
New research conducted by Business in the Community shows that young people aged 18 to 24 years old in Britain volunteer more than any other age group (57%) and are also using volunteering to further their career aims (38%) and gain new skills (48%). Read more.
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National Employee Mental Health Survey and Toolkit for Employers

16 May 2016 - 12:00am
Business in the Community marked the start of Mental Health Awareness Week by launching the most comprehensive look at the UK's workplace mental health, plus free toolkit developed in partnership with Public Health England. Read more.
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BITC launch new campaign aiming to end disadvantage in youth recruitment

4 February 2016 - 6:33am
Future Proof, a new campaign and framework from Business in the Community to help businesses break down the barriers young people face in their recruitment processes launches today, backed by the City & Guilds Group. Read more.
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Arc celebrates job creation and northern expansion

9 December 2015 - 8:38am
Our social enterprise support programme, arc, today celebrated beating its job creation targets for London with HRH the Prince of Wales, and announced an expansion to Yorkshire. Read more.

Tackling working poverty has tangible business benefits

2 November 2015 - 10:51am
"Tackling working poverty has tangible business benefits” says Business in the Community Read more.

Call for 10,000 employees to take part in largest ever race at work survey in the UK

27 July 2015 - 12:08pm | Source: Call for 10,000 employees to take part in largest ever race at work survey in the UK
Today, Business in the Community, launches the largest ever workplace survey of race at work in the UK. The charity wants to hear from 10,000 ethnic minority and white employees to understand their experiences of race at work in the UK. Read more.

“Employers have an exaggerated fear of employing ex-offenders” says Business in the Community

15 October 2014 - 11:41am
"Employers have an exaggerated fear of employing ex-offenders” says Business in the Community. Read more.

Barclays Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins to become new Business in the Community Chairman

18 December 2013 - 12:00am
Business in the Community is delighted to announce that Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins will be appointed as Chairman in 2015. Mr Jenkins will take over from the current Chairman Mark Price, Managing Director of Waitrose, who will remain in post until December 2014. Read more.

Results of UK’s biggest race and gender benchmarking survey launched

15 November 2013 - 10:36am
Opportunity Now and Race for Opportunity, Business in the Community's gender and race campaigns, have published ‘Action and Achievement’, the results of the UK’s most comprehensive benchmarking survey into how organisations are performing on gender and race equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Read more.

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