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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Fathers and the workplace inquiry

14 June 2018 - 12:02pm
Government responds to fathers and the workplace inquiry – Business in the Community says employers need to adapt or risk losing best talent Read more.

Supreme Court Gig Economy Case

13 June 2018 - 4:08pm
Commenting on today’s Supreme Court ruling that a plumber can be classed as a worker rather than as self-employed, Cath Sermon, Employment Director at Business in the Community, said:   “As this case shows, there is still a long way to go on ensuring that good work is available to everyone. In...
International Tourism Partnership Forced Labour Principles

Hotel sector unites to tackle forced labour

12 June 2018 - 8:25am
The world's leading hotel groups have united to address a critical human rights issue by supporting the International Tourism Partnership's Principles on Forced Labour. Read more.
Fair opportunities for all: A strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain

Equal Lives: Are some lives more equal than others?

11 June 2018 - 3:27pm
We believe that in order to achieve gender equality in the workplace, we need to achieve gender equality at home. This is why Business in the Community, in partnership with Santander UK, launched the...
Work inclusion: A guide to good practice for companies seeking to employ from excluded groups report cover

Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

11 June 2018 - 9:00am
National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce. • Did you know that 6.5 million people in the UK are carers – providing care for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill?...
Work inclusion: A guide to good practice for companies seeking to employ from excluded groups report cover

Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

11 June 2018 - 9:00am
National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce. • Did you know that 6.5 million people in the UK are carers – providing care for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill?...

Royal Society of Public Health report on attitudes to ageing – Business in the Community says employers should seize opportunity for older workers

8 June 2018 - 2:06pm
Today (8 June), the Royal Society for Public Health has published a report on how attitudes to ageing affect health and wellbeing. The report finds that ageist views are held across the generations, and that an ageing society is viewed by many as a challenge rather than an opportunity. Read more.

World Oceans Day – Eight steps every business can take to make a difference

8 June 2018 - 6:00am
Plastic is an incredible material that makes modern life possible.  However, recent months have seen the impact plastic waste is having on our oceans brought to the fore.  From Sky’s Ocean Rescue Campaign to David Attenborough’s Blue Planet, media attention has been intense and public interest has...

Investment boost for Business in the Community's education programmes

7 June 2018 - 9:59am
The Careers & Enterprise Company invests in Business in the Community's education programmes, to help bring the world of work to life for young people in Ipswich, Stoke and Bradford Read more.

World Environment Day 2018

5 June 2018 - 11:34am
On World Environment Day 2018, Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community reflects on how businesses can take simple actions to start creating commercial, social and wider economic value.   Momentum is building behind the drive towards a sustainable future. It is hugely...

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