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One in four people have had to leave at least one job in the last five years because of pressure and the negative impact it had on their mental health

29 August 2019 - 10:24am
Louise Aston, Wellbeing Campaign Director at Business in the Community responds to research, carried out by Censuswide, published today by Slater and Gordon showing that a quarter of people have had to leave at least one job in the past five years because of pressure and the negative impact it was...

Together we can - Amanda Mackenzie OBE, speaks at the Responsible Business Awards 2019

12 July 2019 - 1:34pm
Amanda MacKenzie OBE and CEO of Business in the Community speaks at the responsible business event of the year, The Responsible Business Awards 2019 held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, on Tuesday 09 July 2019.  By working together, we can step up and meet any challenge. Together, we are...

Global Climate Strike: Businesses urged to stop talking and start acting

19 September 2019 - 10:08am
Tomorrow (20 September), adults will join forces with students to inspire a call to action on the Earth’s climate and ecological emergencies. In response, Business in the Community, The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, has urged businesses to move beyond words of intent and act now to solve our planetary crises. Read more.

ONS figures on homelessness trends – one in four people who are homeless are working

17 September 2019 - 10:59am
Jessica Rose, employment campaign manager at Business in the Community responds to new figures by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which show that the number of people living in temporary accommodation is rising in England:  "With a quarter of people at risk of homelessness coming from...

Energy and resilience: Equip leaders with the right tools to tackle mental ill-health

11 September 2019 - 9:00am
Read the Mental Health at Work report 2018 Business in the Community’s Wellbeing Leadership Team has identified energy and resilience as one of six priority topics to improve mental health...

UK monthly unemployment figures – Jobs market robust on the surface but there is underlying workforce anxiety

10 September 2019 - 10:48am
In response to the ONS (Office for National Statistics) UK monthly unemployment figures published this morning, Nicola Inge, employment and skills campaign director at Business in the Community, said: “This latest jobs report is bittersweet. While the number of new jobs being created has slowed,...

The Responsible Business Tracker® launch: A tool to help complete the world's to-do list

9 September 2019 - 11:26am
Learn more about the Responsible Business Tracker® Alex Ferrand explains how companies can use Business in the Community's (BITC) Responsible Business Tracker® to have a positive impact on society and the...

Town deal announced for Blackpool

6 September 2019 - 3:04pm
The government has followed the House of Lords' Regenerating Seaside Towns Committee's recommendation, to give Blackpool a town deal in a major step forward in securing its future. Read more.