Responsible Business Week (23-27 April 2018) is an annual awareness campaign which celebrates the brighter side of business by sharing great responsible business success stories.
'By using the Business Class model both organisations were able to go through a set out and systematic approach to correctly identify where we could have the most impact.'
"The greatest reward is to your teams who grow with the experience and your customers who are proud to support your efforts."
"We take for granted the knowledge we have about the world of work, but many students are genuinely interested to know what holding down a job is really like."
"I have been surprised by how well schools and pupils respond to businesses wanting to get involved."
"Don't see Business Class as a one-way street of supply a service, see it as part of securing your company's future."
"Access to inspirational adults transforms lives."
Business and teachers involved with Business Class give their personal accounts of how it's worked for them.
Business Class is a Government-endorsed national programme that engages business to support young people facing social disadvantage by forming long-term partnerships with schools.
Business Class can help the young people in your school understand in a very practical way what opportunities exist in the world of work and what qualifications and expertise they need to access them.
When we polled our network of businesses in 2012, 100% of them told us they would recommend the Business Class programme to another business.