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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Bernard Matthews wins Community Impact Award at the EDP Business Awards

12 November 2014 - 5:06pm
Bernard Matthews has been announced as the winner of the Community Impact Award at the recent EDP Business Awards. Read more.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling MP, Iqbal Wahhab OBE Founder, Roast Restaurant, Ruby McGregor Smith, CEO Mitie, Ali Mar’e, Executive Director of the Al Faisal Without Borders Foundation and Jonathan Freeman, Director, Mosaic

Mosaic launches employability scheme for young Muslim offenders

4 November 2014 - 10:27am
Mosaic, HRH The Prince of Wales' mentoring initiative for young Muslims from deprived backgrounds, has launched a new scheme to address the high number of Muslim offenders by supporting them back into the workplace. Read more.
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Free resources from Dove help build confidence in young people

27 October 2014 - 11:40am
Unilever employees used Dove’s Self-esteem materials to run a workshop at the Therfield School in Leatherhead, helping raise the aspirations and confidence of the students. Read more.
Julie Ann Howard of Cobham Group

Internal award for Business Class champion

16 October 2014 - 5:49pm
Cobham plc administrator Julie Ann Howard has won an internal award for her volunteering activities at St Aldhelm's Academy in Poole, which the company is partnered with through Business Class. Read more.

“Employers have an exaggerated fear of employing ex-offenders” says Business in the Community

15 October 2014 - 11:41am
"Employers have an exaggerated fear of employing ex-offenders” says Business in the Community. Read more.

The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise merges with Business in the Community

14 October 2014 - 12:00pm
The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) merged with Business in the Community on 1 October 2014. Read more.
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IT experts help re-boot local schools

8 October 2014 - 2:58pm | Source: University of Portsmouth
Schoolchildren in Portsmouth will be amongst the first to benefit from a novel way of improving IT skills, thanks to the University of Portsmouth IT department. Read more.

Fujitsu CEO inspires students at The Vyne School, Basingstoke

8 October 2014 - 2:46pm
Fujitsu will be supporting a career themed curriculum at The Vyne School, Basingstoke, involving their employees talking to pupils about CV writing, interview techniques and their experiences of working. Read more.
Attendees at the Leatherhead Hub event on September 24 hold up certificates

Leatherhead businesses leading the way on collaboration

25 September 2014 - 9:20am
An initiative in North Leatherhead - the Leatherhead Hub - looks set to be rolled out across the region following the success it has had helping businesses work collaboratively to support young people in the town. Read more.
Karly House, a reading mentor

My experience as a Reading Mentor

8 September 2014 - 12:52pm
Monday 8 September marks International Literacy Day. With a new school year underway Mike Toy caught up with Karly House, a reading mentor from the Hove office of Legal & General, who has been working with pupils at Hangleton Junior School. Numerous reports highlight that young people in...


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