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.

Global Relief and Resilience Hub

Business Unique Contribution II

Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Marketplace Insights: June 2017 edition

1 June 2017 - 11:13am
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. Marketplace insights at a glance A new report from edie...

Are Responsible Investors able to change the financial system?

19 May 2017 - 9:45am
The finance industry needs to work better together to serve a community beyond shareholders alone. The responsibility lies not with one link in the investment chain, but with the sector as a whole, as each area has their own part to play in driving change. Over 20 delegates from a variety of...

General Election Manifesto Digest: Employment

18 May 2017 - 5:03pm
With the snap election just around the corner, business and individuals alike will be wondering how the next Government plans to respond to the changing employment landscape. Read more.

Significant change in recruitment policies necessary to address persistent BAME employment gap

17 May 2017 - 10:54am
Responding to this morning's release of labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community said: “Whilst the Government’s plan to tackle the BAME pay gap for men and women is welcome, today’s figures show that...
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...
Cyber Security

Cyber Security: Wannacry Ransomware incident

15 May 2017 - 10:46am
Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has sent an alert to all businesses and individuals regarding the Wannacry ransomware incident (WannaCrypt0r) urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days. Read more.

Companies roll up their sleeves on Wales’ eighth Give & Gain Day

12 May 2017 - 8:00am
Hundreds of volunteers from companies across Wales are out helping their local communities as part of Wales’ biggest employee volunteering event. Read more.

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...

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