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The University of Winchester logo
4 March 2014 - 11:42am | Source: University of Winchester
Business in the Community member the University of Winchester marked Student Volunteering Week (24 February - 2 March) with a host of special events across the city and campus. Read more
Business Connector Steve Randall with HLPP staff Sabrina Richards and Helen Downing-Emms
28 February 2014 - 3:59pm
Steve Randall, Business Connector for Portsmouth seconded by Sainsbury's, has been building partnerships between the public, private and voluntary sectors since the start of his secondment in April 2013. During Responsible Business Week he is set to embark on his biggest project to date: 'Hilsea Lido SOS'. Read more
GeoVation logo
28 November 2013 - 10:44am | Source: Ordnance Survey
We are really excited to be launching our 7th GeoVation Challenge on the theme of ‘How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?’ Read more
GeoVation findings presented by Chris Parker
26 November 2013 - 10:18am
On Thursday 21st November Business in the Community recognised the achievement of local businesses in helping to build resilient communities across Southampton and the wider Solent region at a celebratory event, hosted at Ordnance Survey’s headquarters. Read more
A Morgan Sindall apprentice - Morgan Sindall are one of Generation Talent's Champion companies
15 November 2013 - 12:08am
90 UK businesses make 25,000 jobs available to unemployed people, as Business in the Community and Jobcentre Plus join forces to help business recruit unemployed talent. Read more
Community Resilience UK
14 November 2013 - 8:47am | Source: Community Resilience
Community Resilience UK (CR) will be awarding £24,000 in sponsorship grants to seven regional Voluntary Sector exercises in 2014, following the success of last year’s scheme. Read more
Ricardo AEA logo
31 October 2013 - 3:30pm | Source: Ricardo-AEA
Ricardo-AEA, part of the Ricardo Group and a member of Business in the Community is inviting companies to participate in a series of complimentary webinars on mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting. Read more
Community Resilience UK logo
30 October 2013 - 12:21pm | Source: Community Resilience
Not-for-profit social enterprise Community Resilience UK have recently been involved in supporting communities hit by flooding as a part of Business in the Community's Business Emergency Recovery Group (BERG). Read more
Celebrating 100 years in Southampton.
28 October 2013 - 9:54am | Source: British American Tobacco
As part of their on-going commitment to the local community and to mark their Centenary year, British American Tobacco has pledged the creation of a Centenary Legacy fund to be managed by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation Read more
The Southampton GeoVation Pow Wow
2 October 2013 - 4:39pm
13 representatives from the public, private and voluntary sector in Southampton recently gathered at Ordnance Survey’s headquarters to take part in a facilitated Pow Wow, thanks to Business in the Community's Souithampton Hub. Read more
The Prince of Wales with senior supporters of Mosaic and young people attending the International Leadership Summit
16 September 2013 - 5:18pm
80 young leaders on Mosaic's International Leadership Programme 2013 gathered with the Prince of Wales and 70 senior guests including Princess Badiya bint El Hassan of Jordan at Clarence House last Wednesday. Read more
Mentors helping older people step into the digital world
19 August 2013 - 11:49am
The confidence levels of older people in their IT skills has increased by a massive 180%, thanks to ClickSilver a project being piloted by Business in the Community in Nottingham, with support from Capital One. Read more
16 July 2013 - 8:00am
Friday 12th July saw Major David Bradley, who commanded Company B 4th Armoured Brigade in Iraq, meeting students and staff from the Hazeley Academy and Stantonbury Schools along with over 35 businesses at a Business Breakfast. Major Bradley, who spent four years in rehabilitation after being severely injured in Iraq, talked about choices that young people have over their future. Read more
15 July 2013 - 2:59pm
BITC programme Mosaic has won a Big Society Award. This was announced today, 15 July 2013, by Prime Minister David Cameron MP. Read more
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21 June 2013 - 11:13am
An innovative supply and distribution partnership with Chef Direct has allowed food service and facilities management specialist ARAMARK to reduce deliveries by 60%. Read more
Hands up at launch of Enterprising Science
18 June 2013 - 11:56am | Source: BP
The Science Museum, BP and King's College London have recently launched Enterprising Science, the largest UK-wide science learning programme of its kind. Read more
12 June 2013 - 10:23am
Supply chain opportunities for small and medium enterprises were the subject of a recent conference aimed at alumni of Goldman Sach's 10,000 Small Businesses programme. Read more
6 June 2013 - 3:27pm
Veolia Environnement has been named as VQ Employer of the Year for England and VQ Large Employer of the Year at a prestigious event in Westminster. Read more
Hitachi logo
30 May 2013 - 10:08am
IT and technology company Hitachi has announced the adoption of a Group Human Rights Policy in line with the UN's Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Read more
ISg logo
29 May 2013 - 4:29pm
Construction company ISG's latest Annual sustainability report has just been published, detailing the company's progress against its Sustainability Policy. Read more

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