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January 2020

BAME Cross Organisational Mentoring Circles: Seventh Cohort Launch event – London

Wed, 22 January @ 09:00 - 16:00
Central London United Kingdom
Free to BITC members with a race partnership

Business in the Community's (BITC) Cross Organisational Mentoring Circles is a high impact programme that brings employees from different organisations together. This event will launch the seventh cohort where mentees will meet their mentors for the first time. Over a six month period, the group is involved in learning, coaching, challenging and supporting each other whilst being led by a more senior person who acts as lead mentor. According to BITC’s Race at Work 2018 report 43 per cent of…

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Workshop: Realising the benefits of an ageing workforce – Cardiff

Thu, 30 January @ 13:00 - 16:30
Cardiff, CF11 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru, in partnership with Age Cymru, is holding this workshop to raise awareness of the ageing workforce and the benefits older workers can bring to businesses. The workforce in the UK is changing fast and businesses need to act now to unlock the opportunities of multigeneration teams. By 2020 one in three workers will be over 501, and by 2030 half of all adults in the UK will be over 502. Understanding the challenges and opportunities…

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February 2020

Workshop: North East Environment Conversation – Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mon, 24 February @ 14:00 - 17:30
Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE3 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

This event, organised by Business in the Community (BITC) and the Environment Agency, will bring together business leaders and local organisations. It will be an opportunity to discuss shared objectives, learn about national and local priorities and initiatives and identify opportunities for collaborative action at a local and regional level to become carbon neutral. At the event you will have the chance to hear from: Heidi Mottram, Chief Executive, Northumbrian Water Marie Fallon, Director of Regulated Industry, Environment Agency. The…

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Workshop: Sourcing to meet the Global Goals – tackling the dilemmas of responsible procurement and supply – London

Tue, 25 February @ 10:00 - 12:30
London EC2R United Kingdom
Free to invited guests

INVITATION ONLY Business in the Community (BITC) is convening senior procurement professionals to discuss their role in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the Global Goals, while meeting performance targets. At this event, supported by Nationwide, delegates will join intimate conversations on three pressing issues: Supply chain decarbonisation – how to collaborate with key suppliers to cut down scope 3 emissions and achieve radical carbon reductions. Modern slavery in supply chains – how to identify high-risk…

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March 2020

Workshop: Improving Financial Wellbeing Through Employee Benefits – London

Wed, 04 March @ 10:00 - 12:30
London United Kingdom
Free to BITC members

This workshop will build on the actions set out in Business in the Community’s (BITC) Ensuring Everyone Benefits: Improving financial wellbeing through employee benefits that work for everyone toolkit, produced in partnership with Salary Finance. More than a third of workers in the UK are experiencing financial worries on an ongoing basis and one in eight employees are living in poverty1. This is having a huge impact on businesses, both in terms of productivity and their bottom line. Good work…

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Workshop: The Circular Office – a sustainable approach to the places we work – Edinburgh

Thu, 05 March @ 13:30 - 16:00
Edinburgh, EH3 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

Kindly supported by Interreg, Business in the Community (BITC) Scotland and Zero Waste Scotland invite you to hear from experts who will help you identify steps your organisation can take to create more sustainable workplaces. Most of us have a physical place of work in some form or another and these spaces have a significant impact on the environment. BITC's Circular Office Initiative is about changing the way we design, use and operate in these areas to eliminate waste and…

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Workshop: Inclusive Employment – London

Wed, 11 March @ 14:00 - 16:00
London NE1 United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

This workshop looks at inclusive employment as a core part of responsible business. It will cover removing barriers and supporting excluded groups into employment. If your organisation is having difficulties attracting and retaining the people you need and would benefit from access to a wider talent pool this workshop will be is the one for you. This event will: outline what we mean by inclusive employment and excluded groupsdiscuss the business benefits of an inclusive approach to employmentsupports participants to…

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June 2020

Workshop: The Circular Office – Sharing Successes – Leeds

Thu, 25 June @ 14:00 - 16:00
Leeds United Kingdom
Free to BITC members and non-members

This is the final in a series of circular office workshops, kindly supported by Interreg, Business in the Community (BITC) is holding in Leeds. At this event participants will collectively share their progress implementing circular initiatives in their organisations and have an opportunity to celebrate success.    A circular office designs out waste and retains the maximum possible value of resources for as long as possible. It provides a perfect starting point for organisations keen to drive change towards a circular economy.   This…

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