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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Teaching school pupils about responsible business

27 April 2017 - 4:30pm
Young people are taking part in a nationwide series of 'Question Time' events held during this year's Responsible Business Week. The interactive events are giving school pupils the opportunity to quiz local business leaders about responsible business in a panel format, and offering them ‘real life...

Cyber security: mitigating threats in the workplace

27 April 2017 - 10:53am
Cybersecurity depends on many factors, not the least of which is people writes Javier Brias, Marketing & PR Manager, Secon Cyber Security In 1993, when Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and proposed the creation of an Information Superhighway, the promise of a brave new world...

“There’s a principle in business”

27 April 2017 - 8:30am
In RB Week, Dave Hoare from BITC Cymru considers the purpose of business and how a Dr Seuss story may have had it wrong all along. There's a principle in business, that everybody knows is sound; it says the people with the money make the world go around. So I’m biggering my company, I'm biggering...

Addressing the veteran employment gap in Wales

26 April 2017 - 8:30am
In late March, the Royal British Legion in Wales supported a workshop with Business in the Community Cymru, leading Welsh employers and partners. It examined and discussed the veteran employment gap in Wales – and the role business can take to address it. Ant Metcalfe (Area Director, Royal British...

Business must take practical action to address the unintended consequences of digital transformation

24 April 2017 - 7:14pm
Business in the Community and Accenture Strategy are urging businesses to provide all employees with digital skills training and lifelong learning to help them navigate the rapidly changing technological landscape. This is one of a series...

In this Brave New World, look after your customers

24 April 2017 - 11:19am
Futurist Tom Cheesewright, discusses why during a time of digital transformation - looking after your customers and keeping agile are both key  Two years ago I was asked to give a guest lecture on the future kitchen. Kitchens have always been a low-volume, relatively high-value business. And fairly...

Accepting the challenge: delivering inclusive growth through collaboration, ambition and leadership

24 April 2017 - 9:00am
Susan Fouquier is Regional Managing Director of Business Banking at Royal Bank of Scotland and Chair of the Scottish National Action Plan for Responsible Business (SNAP-RB) In the spring of 2016, I met with Business in the Community Scotland to hear more about a new, initiative designed to make a...
Alisdair Marks

Innovating for sustainability

7 April 2017 - 3:15pm
Alasdair Marks, Corporate Adviser at Business in the Community (BITC) on how organisations need to innovate in order to be sustainable Five years ago I began a new career in sustainable business. It’s a relatively short period of time but the pace and scale of change in the world is accelerating...
Cardiff Business School

Be prepared - the future is unwritten

4 April 2017 - 9:00am
Sarah Lethbridge (Director of Executive Education, Cardiff Business School), considers the importance of innovation and collaboration in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing digital economy. These are uncertain, challenging times. Brexit, now triggered but still undefined, looms large over the...

Marketplace Insights: March 2017 edition

31 March 2017 - 2:57pm
The latest news, research and buzz on purpose-driven brands and customer trust from Business in the Community's Marketplace team. Sign up to be alerted each time we publish a new edition of Marketplace Insights. Is compliance the answer for encouraging more purpose-led...


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