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.

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Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Legal & General’s award-winning social investment fund completes second round of funding

2 November 2017 - 10:30am
An innovative social investment initiative funded by Legal & General and managed by CAF Venturesome has just completed a second round of investment in Wales. Read more.

Comment: Time to rethink the role of business?

2 November 2017 - 8:47am
Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru) asks whether it is time to rethink the role of business in Wales and beyond. Read more.

Recruiting ex-offenders, from a business leader with the inside track

1 November 2017 - 12:28pm
  Krista Brown is a professional businesswoman with a firm handshake and a wealth of experience in recruitment. In 2008, Krista set up Persona HR, a recruitment firm providing security staff for events. Since then the company has grown to a workforce of 400, who have staffed events including V...
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Best Employers for Race and Race Equality Awards 2017

31 October 2017 - 2:55pm
66 public and private sector organisations have been named in the first ever Best Employers for Race listing, published by Business in the Community. The listing is unranked with organisations listed in alphabetical order....
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Let's talk about race: A pocket guide

31 October 2017 - 8:43am
Download the pocket- guide:Let's Talk About Race  >> Sandra Kerr OBE,  Business in the Community Race Equality Director, said:  " I want this booklet to help people to feel the...
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Business leaders, actors, and charities shine a light on ex-military employment

27 October 2017 - 8:00am
  Deloitte UK along with the Officers’ Association and supported by Business in the Community, have produced a series of films to encourage UK employers to consider veterans as part of their hiring strategy. Entitled ‘Veterans Work’, the films include...

Almost half of the Welsh workforce says they won’t be able to afford to retire

27 October 2017 - 7:00am
Almost half of the Welsh workforce says they won’t be able to afford to retire when they reach State Pension Age - 48% of the workforce in Wales aged 40-64 say they will not have enough money to retire when they reach state pension age. Read more.

Helping South Yorkshire pupils 'Fly High' with opportunities in higher education

25 October 2017 - 2:33pm
Business in the Community (BITC) are working with HeppSY+, a partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Sheffield, and South Yorkshire colleges and schools, to increase the number of young people progressing to higher education Read more.

What's age got to do with it?

23 October 2017 - 9:42am
Elaine Ballard (Chief Executive, Taff Housing Association) considers the impact demographic changes will have on the housing sector in Wales and the benefits of a age-diverse workforce. It’s estimated that by mid-2030s people aged 50 and over will comprise more than...
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Small businesses urged to follow five simple steps to thrive online

20 October 2017 - 10:41am
UK small businesses can shield themselves from potential online attacks thanks to a new guide created by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Read more.

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