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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Collaboration and Innovation in the Shop Window

23 April 2018 - 4:57pm
  Peter Simpson, Chief Executive Officer – Anglian Water speaks of the Shop Window initiative and how the guidance contained within the document can be adapted to suit aspirations for collaborative working on a local basis.  We increasingly find ourselves in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and...

Welcome to Responsible Business Week 2018!

19 April 2018 - 11:14am
Amanda Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Business in the Community, welcomes Responsible Business Week 2018 and discusses how we can make the most of human potential in a Brave New World. It doesn’t feel all that long ago that I was opening my very first one as CEO of Business in the Community in 2017...
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Government announces plans for drinks bottle and can deposit scheme

29 March 2018 - 1:05pm
Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community comments on today's announcement that a deposit-return scheme is to be introduced. The scheme is expected to cover single-use glass and plastic bottles, and steel and aluminium cans. The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has...
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We are more likely to succeed if we can give young people essential skills early.

22 March 2018 - 7:08am
Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Education Director introduces The Whole School, Whole Child report published today that contains invaluable resources to support school-business partnerships.   ...

Partner with us to leverage intergenerational working

15 March 2018 - 11:02am
  We are delighted to announce a new partnership opportunity that has been created to support employers respond effectively to the ageing population and the needs of older workers, leveraging the benefits of effective intergenerational working.  "The Age leadership team at Business in the...
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BITC Scotland highlights importance of Scotland becoming a Good Food Nation at Holyrood event

14 March 2018 - 10:40am
BITC Scotland is celebrating the importance of food, education and school in Scotland’s Year of Young People with a Parliamentary Reception ahead of the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Good Food Nation Bill. Read more.

Move more, eat healthier and be a better business

6 March 2018 - 10:03pm
Dr Justin Varney, National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England writes of the importance of physical activity and how employers can have a positive or negative impact on an employees attitude to physical wellbeing.  Moving and eating are fundamental parts of daily life for...

Race at Work: New Government backed survey launched

21 February 2018 - 11:06am
Business in the Community has launched an updated version of its 2015 Race at Work survey, supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). A launch event in central London, marks the one-year anniversary of the publication of the McGregor-Smith Review of race in the...

The government responds to Taylor review of modern working practices

7 February 2018 - 4:01pm
Business in the Community acknowledges the positive Government reaction to the Taylor Review. Read more.

New project designed to change the lives of both men and women

18 January 2018 - 9:27am
Chloe Chambraud, Business in the Community Gender Equality Director, introduces a new groundbreaking project. We spend 35% of our waking hours at work - almost a third of our lives - but our so-called “work-life balance” has deteriorated over the last few years. Given the fact that work-life...


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