International Disaster Relief

The frequency and intensity of disasters will increase over the coming decades, and globalisation means the impacts of those disasters on business are increasingly evident. Business is now being called upon to scale up its response to such events by internal and external stakeholders.

Global Relief and Resilience Hub

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Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Employers of all sizes asked to share how they are addressing race diversity

21 February 2018 - 9:00am
Best Employers for Race 2018 Survey opened for entries Read more.
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Solving the challenge of plastic waste on the environment

1 February 2018 - 11:59am
On 31 January 2018, Business in the Community joined HRH The Prince of Wales and his International Sustainability Unit to discuss the challenge of plastic in the ocean. Read more.
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Thousands of Scottish youngsters benefit from skills for work and life

31 January 2018 - 2:42pm
More than 8,000 school children from across Scotland have taken part in LifeSkills workshops with the support of the team from Business in the Community Scotland and Barclays volunteers – with another 1,000 already booked. Read more.

We are at the heart of a revolution in how business, society and capitalism interconnect

25 January 2018 - 11:30am
BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow reflects on his time to date with BITC and finds a committed organisation that has never been more relevant than now. Towards the end of last year I attended our annual leadership summit in London. As a recent recruit to Business in the Community, it was the...
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New action plan launched to help employers act on rising in-work poverty

24 January 2018 - 7:43am
With financial concerns affecting the performance of workers across the UK, Business in the Community, with input from forward-thinking companies such as Starbucks, Royal Mail and integrated facilities management company Sodexo, has today launched an action plan for business to be part of the...

Why should we invest in teachers?

19 January 2018 - 11:04am
Ian Duffy, BP, and Yvonne Baker, STEM Learning Ltd, discuss the challenges surrounding the retention of teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).   Most readers will know that the UK is in the midst of an ongoing STEM skills shortage, particularly in...
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More life wins in 2018 thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery

18 January 2018 - 11:07am
Business in the Community has once again received funding from People’s Postcode Lottery, helping us to transform lives and communities through employment. Read more.
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The Government's 25 Year Environment Plan

15 January 2018 - 1:58pm
Business in the Community welcomes the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, launched by the Prime Minister last week as a cross Governmental strategy with...
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Business in the Community Chair and Sky Group CEO Jeremy Darroch appointed as WWF UK Ambassador

5 January 2018 - 3:54pm
Business in the Community is delighted that Jeremy Darroch, Sky Group CEO, has been appointed as WWF UK Ambassador. This follows his recent appointment as our Chair at the beginning of this year. Amanda Mackenzie OBE, Chief Executive of Business in the Community, commented: “We are proud that our...

Regaining confidence through Ready for Work

2 January 2018 - 4:03pm
Single mum Kara had been out of work for six years before she found out about Ready for Work. In her late teens Kara had worked as a cleaner, but when she had her son she had to...


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