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BITC Celebrate Female Diversity in the workplace
20 February 2017 - 8:51am
Same But Different, a creative project from Business in the Community opens to the public today at City Hall London. The photography exhibition in collaboration with photographer Leonora Saunders, celebrates and shines a light on the diversity of women in the workplace. Read more
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17 February 2017 - 11:45am | Source: Beyond Davos Webinar: Responsive and Responsible Business
Hear from The Business & Sustainable Development Commission, BT, IHG and Unilever as they explore key messages from the World Economic Forum 2017, the Commission’s ‘Better Business Better World’ Report and what these mean for business’ role in the Sustainable Development agenda. Read more
Business Class in Heads of the Valleys
8 February 2017 - 2:22pm
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. Read more
1 February 2017 - 9:00am | Source: 4,000 lives trasformed
We’re celebrating today as the Ready for Work programme has reached its target of supporting 4,000 people into employment. That’s 4,000 lives that have been transformed through work! Read more
9 January 2017 - 9:21am
Over 21,000 young people across South and West Wales are building their skills ahead of entering the world of work, with support from more than 400 volunteers from Barclays. Read more
Dwaine Pipe from Northumbrian Water
21 December 2016 - 2:20pm
Every year, pipes are blocked and sewers clogged with oils, grease and fats, costing money and causing havoc. But simply collecting the grease in a container and putting it in the bin can avoid this. Read more
Ban the Box 4x3
19 December 2016 - 4:44pm
A Work and Pensions Committee report into support for ex-offenders, published today, has called for all public bodies to Ban the Box, removing the tick box on job application forms that asks about an applicant’s criminal record. Read more
13 December 2016 - 4:00pm
A competition to find Britain's best high streets put four Healthy High Streets top of their categories, with Blackburn taking the Overall Winner trophy. Read more
8 December 2016 - 9:34am
Businesses form collaboration to reduce poverty in Scotland Read more
28 November 2016 - 11:30am
Interim findings from David Lammy review point to racial bias in the UK criminal justice system. Read more
Report: A Brave New World?
24 November 2016 - 11:06am
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
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24 November 2016 - 9:50am
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. Read more
23 November 2016 - 12:22pm
BITC Scotland pairs up with Edinburgh-based business to make a difference to young lives. Read more
23 November 2016 - 9:53am
Business in the Community is inviting Scottish businesses to enter the Responsible Business Awards 2017 to proudly tell the public about the positive role they play in society. Read more
21 November 2016 - 4:54pm
Follow events at our Liveblog, including the first speech by our new CEO, Amanda Mackenzie OBE and a panel discussion with senior business leaders, as they happen. Read more
Getting down to work in Newport
17 November 2016 - 12:51pm
Legal & General homeworkers from every corner of the UK got together recently to make a care home in Caerleon a lovelier place – and emerged as muddy mates at the end of their long hard day. Read more
14 November 2016 - 9:00am
Companies from all sectors in Wales are stepping up to address one of Wales’ pressing social challenges. Read more
Hertfordshire Health Champions help to improve staff wellbeing
11 November 2016 - 4:28pm
Workplace Health Champions from over 30 employers came together at a recent Workplace Health Champions’ Network event held on 5 October to hear about up and coming campaigns and the resources available to support their in-house events. Read more
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9 November 2016 - 9:00am
On 9th November at Asda HQ in Leeds, Business in the Community, backed by the City & Guilds Group brought together over 60 major employers from across West Yorkshire to explore the challenges and opportunities of employing young people in the region. Read the Liveblog to see what happened. Read more
Christmas presents
8 November 2016 - 10:01am
With the festive season fast approaching, Business in the Community is back to invite local Nottinghamshire businesses and employees to ‘give something back’ at Christmas. Read more

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