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11 March 2019 - 3:42pm
Matt Appleby, BITC Cymru director, says that humanity has just 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe – and we have to work together to do so   Read more
27 February 2019 - 4:43pm
​It was announced in Prime Ministers Questions today that the government will create a fund for £1.6 billion that will include town deals. The announcement, part of the government’s commitment to town regeneration is one that the Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership under the umbrella of Business in the Community, welcomes wholeheartedly. Read more
25 February 2019 - 4:11pm
Business in the Community, The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, has announced that it has appointed Drake Dubin, Commissioner at the US/UK Fulbright Commission, as its new Chief Operating Officer. Read more
21 February 2019 - 10:25am
Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network - challenged business to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent catastrophic climate change at the Waste to Wealth event, held at Glasgow’s 2 Read more
30 January 2019 - 1:54pm
The UK Supreme Court has issued a ruling stating that the criminal records disclosure regime, as it applies to multiple convictions and childhood warnings and reprimands, is disproportionate. Jessica Rose, Campaign Manager at Business in the Community responds. Read more
17 January 2019 - 2:11pm
The BITC Cymru team love going out and getting communities really speaking to each other – businesses and community groups who can work together to make the societies in which we live stronger, happier and more sustainable. We held four ‘conversations’ last year and they worked – so we’re doing two more now this year. Find out what our Community Conversations are all about. Read more
6 December 2018 - 1:27pm
Business in the Communities 2018 AGM took place on Thursday 6 December 2018 Read more
5 December 2018 - 9:00am
A new and simple guide to help more businesses in Wales employ Ex-Armed Forces personnel will be launched today Read more
22 November 2018 - 12:13am
Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network will challenge business to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent catastrophic climate change at the Waste to Wealth Summit, held today. Read more
29 October 2018 - 5:55pm
Budget 2018:  Revitalising UK high streets could boost communities around the country Read more
29 October 2018 - 5:37pm
Budget 2018:  Investment in green spaces generates real business benefits   Read more
29 October 2018 - 5:01pm
In response to the Chancellor announcing more support for small businesses to recruit apprenticeships in today’s Budget, Rachael Saunders, education director at Business in the Community comments on the need for increased flexibility to enable them to Read more
29 October 2018 - 4:58pm
In response to the Chancellor announcing details on a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recyclable plastic in today’s Budget, Gudrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community comments on the need for businesses t Read more
29 October 2018 - 4:10pm
In response to the Chancellor announcing an increase in mental health spending in today’s Budget, Louise Aston, wellbeing director at Business in the Community comments on the need for businesses to focus on preventative measures and acknowledge the Read more
25 October 2018 - 1:07pm
Unlock has today published new research that shows that many companies continue to have criminal record declarations as a core part of their initial job application forms.  Read more
22 October 2018 - 9:49am
Just 17 of the 110 businesses signed up to Business in the Community's Ban the Box campaign have a presence in Scotland. This means many Scottish companies are missing out on an untapped pool of talent, while putting up barriers to people who seeking work in order to turn their lives around Read more
17 October 2018 - 12:01am
The Blackpool economy could grow by £1bn by 2030 with the creation and safeguarding of 10,000 jobs with the support of national Government, according to a Blackpool town prospectus, published today by the Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership.    Read more
12 October 2018 - 4:31pm
From 15 to 26 October 2018, Business in the Community is marking the 5th anniversary of Ban the Box, which calls on UK employers to give ex-offenders a fair chance to compete for jobs by removing the criminal records tick box from application forms. Read more
11 October 2018 - 5:00pm
A pioneering workplace mental health campaign has launched in Scotland today in a joint initiative between PwC, Barclays, Business in the Community Scotland, SAMH and Samaritans. Read more
11 October 2018 - 11:44am
In response to today’s publication of Government workforce statistics, Anne Willmot, age director, Business in the Community said: "Government figures published this morning show that the numbers of older workers over the age of 50 continues to increas Read more

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