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2 November 2017 - 8:47am

A tumultuous socio-political landscape, combined with rapid technological change and constant shifts in consumer expectation call into question long-held beliefs about the role of business in...

Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru) asks whether it is time to rethink the role of business in Wales and beyond. Read more.
Veterans Work films Deloitte
27 October 2017 - 8:00am

 

Deloitte UK along with the Officers’ Association and supported by Business in the Community, have produced a series of films to encourage UK employers to...

27 October 2017 - 7:00am

Workers in Wales are increasingly planning to work into their late 60s and beyond, with 50% saying they would do so to afford their desired lifestyle in retirement, according to YouGov research...

Almost half of the Welsh workforce says they won’t be able to afford to retire when they reach State Pension Age - 48% of the workforce in Wales aged 40-64 say they will not have enough money to retire when they reach state pension age. Read more.
4 October 2017 - 12:30pm

Senior figures from businesses including Airbus, HMP Berwyn, North Wales Police, Wockhardt UK, Wynne Construction and Denbighshire County Council joined Stephen Stewart (Distribution Director, SP...

Twenty leaders from the private and public sector left their offices for the day to get a better understanding of long-term youth unemployment in the Rhyl area (Wednesday 4 October). Read more.
4 October 2017 - 12:30pm

Stephen Stewart is the Distribution Director for SP Energy Networks and led a Prince's Seeing is Believing visit to Rhyl on Wednesday 4 October. The visit focussed on the role of employers in...

13 September 2017 - 3:33pm

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12 September 2017 - 11:20am

Liam Agg, Asset Care and CAGM  Manager, Carillion

Liam got involved in Ready for Work when he...

David Lammy Review into racial disparity in the criminal justice system
8 September 2017 - 11:14am

 

The scale of the racial disparities highlighted by the Lammy review is shocking. For every 100 white men sentenced to custody after being convicted at a Crown Court, 112 black men go to...

Responding to David Lammy MP’s landmark review of the criminal justice system, Business in the Community said: Read more.
18 August 2017 - 11:26am

This Saturday (19 August) is World Humanitarian Day – a day established by the UN to raise awareness and support for people affected by...

21 July 2017 - 9:33am

It’s hard to get your head around the sheer size and scale of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, London’s solution to sewage overflow into the river Thames. Once constructed, it will be 7.2 m in diameter...

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