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The Red Cross is co-ordinating business support in aid of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire disaster
23 June 2017 - 1:11pm
Business in the Community and its member companies are lending support to those impacted by the tragic events surrounding the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Read more
17 May 2017 - 10:54am
Responding to this morning's release of labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community said: “Whilst the Government’s plan to tackle the BAME pay gap for men an Read more
19 June 2017 - 2:34pm
The Hub alerts businesses and humanitarian organisations to crises as they develop and helps to facilitate long-lasting relationships by strengthening both business to humanitarian, and business to business collaboration. Read more
9 June 2017 - 3:43pm
While the nation was getting ready for the snap election on Thursday 8 June, business leaders headed off to HMP Thorn Cross in Warrington on a Seeing is Believing visit to look at how they can reduce re-offending. Read more
6 June 2017 - 11:20am
More than 500 business leaders gathered for a glittering gala dinner to celebrate business as a force for good at the Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland on Thursday 1 June. Read more
5 June 2017 - 2:37pm
Business in the Community is partnering with Marks & Spencer for a major community transformation programme as part of Plan A 2025 – a new plan forumlated by M&S to support 1,000 communities, help 10 million people live happier, healthier liv Read more
Education Manifesto
1 June 2017 - 2:15pm
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 education landscape. Read more
18 May 2017 - 5:03pm
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. Read more
Cyber Security
15 May 2017 - 10:46am
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. Read more
12 May 2017 - 8:00am
Hundreds of volunteers from companies across Wales are out helping their local communities as part of Wales’ biggest employee volunteering event. Read more
Interserve logo
4 May 2017 - 12:41pm
Leading Facilities Management company, Interserve, encourages its suppliers to break down barriers to work for people with convictions. Read more
1 May 2017 - 12:11pm
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. Read more
Green-Hotelier-Awards
28 April 2017 - 1:09pm
The 2017 Green Hotelier Awards have named the world’s most eco-friendly and sustainable hotels as part of Responsible Business Week. The annual Awards invite applications from hotels of any size anywhere in the world; judging them on their efforts to reduce energy and water consumption, their waste output, their roles as responsible businesses to their employees and in the local community, as well as looking at how they communicate their sustainable and responsible ethos to guests. Read more
28 April 2017 - 9:52am
Just before the wrap up of #RBweek, Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President, UK & Ireland, Veolia led a group of senior business leaders on a Seeing is Believing visit on Thursday 27 Read more
27 April 2017 - 8:00am
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. Read more
26 April 2017 - 10:58pm
Gender equality award winners and The Times Top 50m Employers list 2017. Read more
26 April 2017 - 12:54pm
In response to a pre-released statement from Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General of the CBI calling on business to prioritise diversity, Business in the Community Read more
25 April 2017 - 8:29am
Companies from across Wales, of all sizes and sectors, have today been announced as making it on to the shortlist for the 2017 Wales Responsible Business Awards (#WalesRBAwards). Read more
Share your story in Responsible Business Week
25 April 2017 - 7:06am
Are you #JustGettingStarted in your latest career? Join in the conversation today to challenge stereotypes and preconceptions about older workers Read more
BITC Scotland chosen as Life Skills delivery partner
10 April 2017 - 9:00am
BITC Scotland will support the delivery of Barclays’ LifeSkills employability programme north of the border Read more

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