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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Employee volunteering – powering local connections

4 June 2018 - 9:52am
Every year, an amazing 19.8 million volunteers choose to give their time across the UK. This Volunteer’s Week, we are celebrating the contribution to communities that businesses are making every day. Through programmes run by Business in the Community alone...

Response to the Ministry of Justice's new education and employment strategy

23 May 2018 - 2:01pm
Grace Mehanna, Campaign Director - Employment and Skills, at Business in the Community responds to the Ministry of Justice's new education and employment strategy   "Employers we work with see the potential in recruiting ex-offenders and the New Futures Network will provide a much-needed point of...

Clean Air Strategy – partnership with business is just as important as partnership with local authorities

22 May 2018 - 11:16am
Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community, responds to the publication of Defra’s Clean Air Strategy “While the strategy’s focus on domestic fuels and farming is welcome, transport is the largest contributor to air pollution and we must not lose sight of this. ...
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Don't let your business become a cyber security statistic

18 May 2018 - 11:42am
Neil, SME Engagement Lead at the National Cyber Security Centre, highlights how cyber security breaches have affected businesses in the last year. As well as offering guidance on what to do to prevent a breach from occurring. Read more.
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Mental health affects everyone directly or indirectly; share your experiences on Mental Health

13 May 2018 - 10:33pm
Louise Aston, Business in the Community Wellbeing Director encourages everyone to take the Mental Health at Work survey as mental health effects everyone.  Since our first annual mental health at work survey in 2016 we have seen slow incremental progress but there’s still a long way to go.   Help...

New environment law gives opportunity to embed sustainability across all government departments

10 May 2018 - 2:00pm
Libby Sandbrook, Head of Circular Economy at Business in the Community, comments on today's announcement about the new Environmental Principles and Governance Bill Read more.

Skills Builder partnership launched today

4 May 2018 - 10:09am
Launched today, we are proud to be supporters of the Skills Builder framework - a cross-sector movement to build the essential skills, such as creativity and teamwork, which children and young people need for success. Read more.
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Greenest hotel in the world named

26 April 2018 - 11:06pm
The 2018 Green Hotelier Awards have named the world’s most eco-friendly and sustainable hotels as part of Responsible Business Week. Read more.
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Wellbeing is firmly on the agenda at Anglian Water, Responsible Business of the Year

26 April 2018 - 6:10pm
Susannah Clements, Director of People at Anglian Water shares why the wellbeing of the workforce is so important to Anglian Water and launches a new initiative for small and medium-size enterprises.  I recently re-joined Anglian Water as Group Director of People, after a break of nine years when I...

High Streets are the UK’s shop window

25 April 2018 - 5:10pm
Jane Pritchard, Business in the Community's Enterprise Director, discusses how the state of high streets give us an insight into their local area. She argues that if we are to help local communities via their high streets, effective partnerships between the local community, business and local...


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