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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BITC calls on employers to support Neighbourhoods that Work Project in Great Yarmouth

12 August 2015 - 2:07pm
A pioneering joined-up approach to improving people’s lives and public services is to be expanded in Great Yarmouth, supported by a £3m Big Lottery Fund grant, with Business in the Community one of several partners working on the project over the next five years. Read more.

Five reasons why you should take part in the Mosaic Enterprise Challenge

12 August 2015 - 10:02am
Fiona Campbell, a trainee solicitor at the Leeds office of Squire Patton Boggs, shared her top five reasons for why you should take part in this year’s Mosaic Business Enterprise Challenge. When researching law firms to apply to for solicitor training, I was attracted by Squire Patton Boggs’ ...

Call for 10,000 employees to take part in largest ever race at work survey in the UK

27 July 2015 - 12:08pm | Source: Call for 10,000 employees to take part in largest ever race at work survey in the UK
Today, Business in the Community, launches the largest ever workplace survey of race at work in the UK. The charity wants to hear from 10,000 ethnic minority and white employees to understand their experiences of race at work in the UK. Read more.

Mosaic's mentoring graduates celebrate at Coventry University

24 July 2015 - 4:16pm
Last week, 30 children from local primary schools celebrated their graduation from the Mosaic mentoring programme with a tour of Coventry University to learn about university life. Read more.
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Enterprising students awarded in Colne's 2015 Business Challenge

22 July 2015 - 2:43pm
The next Peter Jones was discovered as part of 'Make It!' - an exciting new business challenge run by Colne, the Essex-based Housing Association. Read more.
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Watch It Made goes on the road

10 July 2015 - 11:44am
Vauxhall, a BITC member company, has given the green light to Watch It Made, a successful engineering project, going on the road. Read more.
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AWE Community showcase event welcomes over 400 visitors

1 July 2015 - 8:42am
Over 400 residents from the local communities attended the AWE Showcase event at the Burghfield Community Sports Association held on Saturday 27th June. Read more.

New White Paper highlights the benefits of travel and volunteering experiences

29 June 2015 - 10:14am
A white paper released this month by Brighton-based volunteer travel company i-to-i has highlighted the benefits for businesses of hiring employees with volunteer travel experience. Read more.
Sharon Roberts, Business Development Manager, Computers 4 Africa

Change a child's life when you change your PC

17 June 2015 - 4:26pm
To coincide with National Recycling Week Sharon Roberts, Business Development Manager at Computers 4 Africa explains how businesses can recycle their unwanted IT equipment to support young people in Africa.  Computers 4 Africa has recently received the Kent Charity Award for the Environment. This...
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Aerozone Stansted to boost skills in STEM subjects

12 June 2015 - 11:47am
Aerozone Stansted, Stansted Airport’s new education centre designed to inspire young people, officially opened its doors this month. The airport aims to attract over 5,000 youngsters to the centre by 2016. Read more.


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