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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 pas Read more
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
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:  Read more
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:  Read more
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
23 August 2019 - 12:12pm
In response to the ONS UK Population Overview report published this morning, Anne Willmot, age campaign director at Business in the Community, commented:  Read more
22 August 2019 - 11:28am
Today’s publication of the 2019 GCSE results reveal a marked difference in grades between rich and poor pupils. Read more
15 August 2019 - 12:01am
Ahead of the publication of the 2019 A-level results, Rachael Saunders, Education Campaign Director at Business in the Community, says: Read more
14 August 2019 - 12:49pm
Organisations from the education and employment sectors, including Business in the Community, have united to build a universal framework of essential skills for workplaces of the future. Read more
13 August 2019 - 10:56am
Nicola Inge, employment director at Business in the Community, commented:  Read more
12 July 2019 - 4:55pm
Richard Walker, Managing Director of Deeside-based Iceland Foods, has been named Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru’s new Prince’s Responsible Business Ambassador for Wales. Read more
9 July 2019 - 8:36pm
​Boots UK scoops top prize as Responsible Business of the Year Read more
28 June 2019 - 9:00am
Wales’ most responsible businesses were recognised last night at Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru’s Wales Responsible Business Awards 2019 dinner. Read more
12 June 2019 - 1:11pm
Coinciding with today’s commitment from the Government to achieve net zero carbon by 2050, Business in the Community has launched a Net Zero Carbon Taskforce, chaired by the CEO of Drax Group’s B2B energy supply businesses, to ensure companies across the UK can play a greater role in combatting the climate crisis. Read more
12 June 2019 - 1:00am
Wales is a world leader in recycling, but there’s more we can do to realise the opportunities of a circular economy - and BITC Cymru is today convening over 100 Welsh businesses at its Waste to Wealth summit to plan the way ahead.  Read more
11 June 2019 - 9:56am
Sandra Kerr CBE, race equality director at Business in the Community (BITC), the Prince’s responsible business network, has been named as a Commander of the British Empire in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to equality and diversity. This honour is the latest mark of recognition for Sandra’s tireless commitment to addressing racial inequality in the workplace in the UK. Read more
7 June 2019 - 11:19am
The National Lottery Community Fund is investing more than £2 million of National Lottery funding on a project to support older people to remain in or return to work in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Read more

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