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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Ban the box

Why do I think Ban the Box is a good idea?

16 May 2017 - 2:57pm
This post was originally published by Michaela Booth on her blog Michaela Movement. It highlights the impact of the criminal conviction tick box, and shines a light on the experiences of many job-seekers with criminal convictions...

BITC and Black Country Consortium win Careers & Enterprise Company Award

15 May 2017 - 12:35pm
Business in the Community’s Education team, together with their partners in the Black Country Consortium, have won the Careers & Enterprise Company’s West Midlands Region Award for their Passport to Employment project which is being delivered to...

Helping older workers thrive in the digital age

5 May 2017 - 10:11am
Jenny Lincoln, Age Research and Policy Manager, Business in the Community, on the automation and the importance of (older) human workers The UK’s economy is digitising and its population is ageing, both impacting the labour market and the nature of work. These trends are interconnected, and for...

A Queen's award for Betty & Taylors

4 May 2017 - 1:53pm
Staff at Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate are after receiving royal recognition. The family business has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development – the pinnacle of achievement in the business world – in recognition of its work...

Business leaders motivate school pupils to make a difference

3 May 2017 - 2:14pm
Business leaders took part in an all-day interactive workshop at Eastbury Community College in Barking on Wednesday 26 April, to help give young students the opportunity to realise their potential. Bridging the Gap to Success had been organised by...

From Bradford to Bristol on a mystery shopper tour

3 May 2017 - 11:30am
As part of Responsible Business Week and Business in the Community’s Future Proof campaign, backed by the City & Guilds Group, we’ve been travelling across the UK bringing together groups of young people to assess the accessibility of...

Sustainability Leadership

3 May 2017 - 11:12am
Kate Hilton, Head of Membership South at BITC, muses on the exciting opportunity of inclusive digital transformation According to Wikipedia (the fount of all knowledge) I’m just young enough to be classed as a ‘Millennial’. Growing up, I have watched technology change the natural rhythm of our...

The Role of Responsible Business and Sustainable Business Models in a Digital Era.

28 April 2017 - 5:01pm
April 24th 2017, Business in the Community’s #RBWeek kicked off with the Sustainable Business Model Conference: The Role of Responsible Business and Sustainable Business Model in a Digital Era, aiming to inspire and support businesses to embed Sustainable Business Models into their business...

Community Conversations

28 April 2017 - 3:40pm
A large number of informative Community Conversations have taken place across the country during Responsible Business Week (24-28 April). The first Community Conversation, organised by BITC, was #cumbriahour on Monday 24 April. Hosted by Katie Harper, Business Connector, Cumbria, the conversation...

Keeping IT in the community

28 April 2017 - 11:40am
Adrian Fillingham, Project Manager at Canopus Solutions, an IT asset management recycling company based in Liverpool, discusses their eco-friendly initiative, which sees computer equipment recycled and shared amongst the community All signs indicate that, regardless of Brexit, the UK government...


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