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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“There’s a principle in business”

27 April 2017 - 8:30am
In RB Week, Dave Hoare from BITC Cymru considers the purpose of business and how a Dr Seuss story may have had it wrong all along. There's a principle in business, that everybody knows is sound; it says the people with the money make the world go around. So I’m biggering my company, I'm biggering...

Business Class is booming

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.

Employers winning for women: Army, Ashurst and Unilever

26 April 2017 - 10:58pm
Gender equality award winners and The Times Top 50m Employers list 2017. Read more.

Employers encouraged to enter Best 100 Employers for Race

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 the Prince’s Responsible Business Network urges...

Addressing the veteran employment gap in Wales

26 April 2017 - 8:30am
In late March, the Royal British Legion in Wales supported a workshop with Business in the Community Cymru, leading Welsh employers and partners. It examined and discussed the veteran employment gap in Wales – and the role business can take to address it. Ant Metcalfe (Area Director, Royal British...

Companies of all sizes and sectors make the shortlist

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.
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Are you #JustGettingStarted?

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 Today 25 April, Business in the Community is asking you to get involved with our #JustGettingStarted social media day during its Responsible Business...

Business must take practical action to address the unintended consequences of digital transformation

24 April 2017 - 7:14pm
Business in the Community and Accenture Strategy are urging businesses to provide all employees with digital skills training and lifelong learning to help them navigate the rapidly changing technological landscape. This is one of a series...

In this Brave New World, look after your customers

24 April 2017 - 11:19am
Futurist Tom Cheesewright, discusses why during a time of digital transformation - looking after your customers and keeping agile are both key  Two years ago I was asked to give a guest lecture on the future kitchen. Kitchens have always been a low-volume, relatively high-value business. And fairly...

Accepting the challenge: delivering inclusive growth through collaboration, ambition and leadership

24 April 2017 - 9:00am
Susan Fouquier is Regional Managing Director of Business Banking at Royal Bank of Scotland and Chair of the Scottish National Action Plan for Responsible Business (SNAP-RB) In the spring of 2016, I met with Business in the Community Scotland to hear more about a new, initiative designed to make a...

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