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Jeremy Darroch joins Business in the Community as Chairman
13 November 2017 - 8:48am
Jeremy Darroch, CEO Sky takes over the Chair role at Business in the Community from January next year and will be instrumental in helping us to build healthy communities with successful businesses at their heart. Read more
ITP Four Goals
8 November 2017 - 1:28pm
A new report from the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) reveals that the hotel sector must reduce its carbon footprint by 90% by 2050, in order to play its part in keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. Read more
2 November 2017 - 12:22pm
Painting, decorating, gardening – or coding? Communities can benefit from all kinds of skills that volunteers have to offer. Read more
2 November 2017 - 10:30am
An innovative social investment initiative funded by Legal & General and managed by CAF Venturesome has just completed a second round of investment in Wales. Read more
2 November 2017 - 8:47am
Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru) asks whether it is time to rethink the role of business in Wales and beyond. Read more
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31 October 2017 - 2:55pm
66 public and private sector organisations have been named in the first ever Best Employers for Race listing, published by Business in the Community. Read more
27 October 2017 - 7:00am
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
25 October 2017 - 2:33pm
Business in the Community (BITC) are working with HeppSY+, a partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Sheffield, and South Yorkshire colleges and schools, to increase the number of young people progressing to higher education Read more
Cyber security
20 October 2017 - 10:41am
UK small businesses can shield themselves from potential online attacks thanks to a new guide created by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Read more
The Lens, BITC powered by Fujitsu
18 October 2017 - 5:39pm
The Lens is Business in the Community’s new podcast exploring what responsible business looks like in the digital age. Powered by Fujitsu and supported by McCann, this series of short and powerful encounters brings together current and future business leaders to explore some of the risks and opportunities that will define the future of responsible business. Read more
9 October 2017 - 1:00pm
The Flood Expo is the largest yearly flood industry exhibition and conference, which gathers the sector’s experts and business leaders from across the UK and overseas. Business in the Community Read more
4 October 2017 - 12:30pm
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
26 September 2017 - 2:06pm
Responding to the publication of Education in Wales: Our national mission from the Welsh Government, Matt Appleby (Director, Business in the Community Cymru) said: “Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru works with companies of all sizes and sectors to help build a Wales where everyone can succeed, regardless of their social or economic background." Read more
26 September 2017 - 1:30pm
The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) has launched a set of goals to be aligned with the UN's SDGs, which will help to create a more sustainable future for the hotel industry. Read more
20 September 2017 - 1:56pm
An event in Bristol has helped improve teachers’ knowledge of local career opportunities and the skills needed to access them, potentially improving the employment prospects of thousands of young people. Read more
20 September 2017 - 1:26pm
Responding to the publication of Prosperity for All: The National Strategy from the Welsh Government, Matt Appleby (Director, Business in the Community Cymru) said: “Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru works with companies of all sizes and sectors to help build a fairer and more sustainable Wales and wholly agrees that prosperity is not just about material wealth." Read more
19 September 2017 - 4:35pm
Central England Co-operative is celebrating being awarded 4.5 stars out of 5 in Business in the Community’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility In Read more

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