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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More life wins in 2018 thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery

18 January 2018 - 11:07am
Business in the Community has once again received funding from People’s Postcode Lottery, helping us to transform lives and communities through employment. Read more.
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The Government's 25 Year Environment Plan

15 January 2018 - 1:58pm
Business in the Community welcomes the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, launched by the Prime Minister last week as a cross Governmental strategy with...
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Business in the Community Chair and Sky Group CEO Jeremy Darroch appointed as WWF UK Ambassador

5 January 2018 - 3:54pm
Business in the Community is delighted that Jeremy Darroch, Sky Group CEO, has been appointed as WWF UK Ambassador. This follows his recent appointment as our Chair at the beginning of this year. Amanda Mackenzie OBE, Chief Executive of Business in the Community, commented: “We are proud that our...

Regaining confidence through Ready for Work

2 January 2018 - 4:03pm
Single mum Kara had been out of work for six years before she found out about Ready for Work. In her late teens Kara had worked as a cleaner, but when she had her son she had to...
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Call for employers to help older workers become ‘digital adopters’

27 November 2017 - 11:30pm
Employers must do more to train and upskill older workers and prepare them for the digital economy, according to a new survey and report from Business in the Community. Read more.

Careers advice has come a long way

9 November 2017 - 2:31pm
Lowri ap Robert shares her experiences of careers advice and how it has changed beyond all recognition since her school days According to social commentators and Blur, modern life is rubbish. And yes, there is an awful lot about life in 2017 which is not so great. I won’t even begin to reel off...

What next for Business in the Community and Education?

6 November 2017 - 8:34pm
Rachael Saunders, Education Director at Business in the Community, on the change that is needed to make the most of the talent and ability of every child in the UK I have been Education Director at Business in the Community for 61 days – I am counting! There is a huge depth of knowledge...

Recruiting ex-offenders, from a business leader with the inside track

1 November 2017 - 12:28pm
  Krista Brown is a professional businesswoman with a firm handshake and a wealth of experience in recruitment. In 2008, Krista set up Persona HR, a recruitment firm providing security staff for events. Since then the company has grown to a workforce of 400, who have staffed events including V...
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Let's talk about race: A pocket guide

31 October 2017 - 8:43am
Download the pocket- guide:Let's Talk About Race  >> Sandra Kerr OBE,  Business in the Community Race Equality Director, said:  " I want this booklet to help people to feel the...

What's age got to do with it?

23 October 2017 - 9:42am
Elaine Ballard (Chief Executive, Taff Housing Association) considers the impact demographic changes will have on the housing sector in Wales and the benefits of a age-diverse workforce. It’s estimated that by mid-2030s people aged 50 and over will comprise more than...


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