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.

Global Relief and Resilience Hub

Business Unique Contribution II

Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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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...
Tottenham Hotspur legend, Ledley King from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation pictured at the Aerozone

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.

60 second interview with Sarah Borien, formerly at L&Q

9 May 2015 - 10:06am
Sarah Borien, Social Value Lead (L&Q as of 2016), gives us some insights into the CR Management Programme. Can you tell us a bit about your role at L&Q? I am the Social Value Business Lead at L&Q, responsible for the social responsibility strategy across our supply chain. This includes...
Agathe Suzanne, Business in the Community

Champion the power of employee volunteering…

8 April 2015 - 9:22am
In the build up to Give & Gain Day 2015 Agathe Suzanne, Senior Employee Volunteering Manager at Business in the Community offers some hints and tips to employees who are keen for their employer to be part of the movement of organisations supporting their local communities. Give & Gain day...
Business leaders speed networking with students at Portchester Community School

Business leaders return to school

30 January 2015 - 9:11am
Business leaders gathered at Portchester Community School to discover how their organisations can take action to address skill shortages and enhance the employability of young people. Read more.
Jayne Carrington presenting Winter Warmth Shoe Boxes to Age UK

Employers in Southampton provide some Winter Warmth

15 December 2014 - 2:42pm
During winter, one older person dies needlessly from the cold every seven minutes. Employers in Southampton have taken action to provide some winter warmth as part of a joint campaign between Age UK Southampton, Business in the Community and Hampshire Cricket in the Community. Read more.
Participants of the Sleep East Workshop

Sleep Teams Are Made of These

15 December 2014 - 2:17pm
It was sweet dreams for all at Sleep East when the Norfolk based social enterprise was successful in its bid for an Unltd Millennium Awards Trust ‘Do It’ award. Read more.
Business volunteers who participated in Reading Inspires!

300 young people in Reading inspired by the World of Work

11 December 2014 - 10:57am
Over three hundred students from secondary schools across Reading took part in a series of inspiring workshops to boost their understanding of employability skills. Read more.
Thames Water logo

Thames Water show their commitment to supporting the long term unemployed in Reading

10 December 2014 - 9:41am
Thames water have completed their first Give Someone a Head Start programme where 17 local young people were given meaningful work experience as well as support in crucial work skills. Read more.

Gender and Race Benchmark Analysis

2 December 2014 - 8:24am
Welcome to the results of the Gender and Race Benchmark 2014, the most comprehensive survey available of gender and race equality in the workplace.  2014 is the third year of the combined Gender and Race Benchmark, with 114 organisations submitting confidential data - a 70% increase from 2012 when...

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