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Webinar: Race and Wellbeing

Oct 19
Date and time
Tue, 19 October  @  10:00  -  12:00
Price
Included in BITC wellbeing and race partnerships
Location
Seminar, Webinar United Kingdom
Audience
BITC members with a race partnership, BITC members with a wellbeing partnership
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Audience

BITC members with a race partnership and BITC members with a wellbeing partnership
Included in BITC wellbeing and race partnerships

Tue, 19 October 2021  @  10:00  –  12:00

Join other Business in the Community (BITC) Wellbeing and Race partners to discuss what race and wellbeing means for your organisation and how you’re working to close the inequality gap.

Audience
This event is only open to BITC’s wellbeing and race partners. If you do not have one of these partnerships with us, sign up anyway and we will be in touch. Alternatively, email Ellie Jefford. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Spaces are limited to one place per organisation.

Background
We have reached a tipping point with increased awareness of the #BlackLivesMatter campaign and inequality in society. But the issues openly discussed now have deep roots and racism will not disappear without consistent, intentional action.

BITC’s 2019 report Mental Health at Work: Time to Take Ownership, found that while overall, almost two in five (39%) employees had experienced poor mental health within the past year where work was a contributing factor, this rose to almost one in two (47%) for black, Asian and minority ethnic employees.

After 25 years of campaigning for race equality in the UK, Business in the Community (BITC) believes every employer must prioritise action on race.

Read more about BITC’s race agenda.

BITC defines “wellbeing” as the mutually supportive relationship between an individual’s mental, physical, social and financial health and their personal wellbeing.

Taking a whole organisation approach to embedding wellbeing into an organisational culture is key to achieving maximum impact. Wellbeing should be positioned as a strategic boardroom issue supporting thriving people, thriving business and thriving communities.

Read more about BITC’s wellbeing agenda.

Contact details and further information
For more information, contact Ellie Jefford, Events Coordinator at BITC.

Full joining instructions will be sent before the event.

Following government advice on social distancing, all BITC events over the coming months will be delivered remotely via digital technology.

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