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by Anonymous 16 May 2019 - 12:01pm

Jeremy Milton and John Heseltine of Mercer discuss the journey ahead many organisations face to alleviate employees' cash concerns - and ultimately improve their own bottom-line figures

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by Annie Gosling 21 June 2019 - 9:00am

Small business is the backbone of the UK economy, making up most of the private sector and providing over 60% of total employment1. Business in the Community's Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG), believes responsible businesses are resilient businesses. We help small businesses to be...

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by Anonymous 13 June 2019 - 3:55pm

Jo Valentine, of Business in the Community, on how networks are allowing those Born and Bred in the area to give something back to the seaside town

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by Anonymous 13 June 2019 - 12:00pm

Kirstie Mackey, of Barclays UK, on how collaboration between businesses and other stakeholders can create thriving economies – and the steps the bank is undertaking to achieve this

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by jennifer.black 12 June 2019 - 1:56pm

Place in Focus: Uniting businesses to create thriving communities   How well do you know your community and the people who live there? Do you know what is important to the people who live... Read more

by Nishi Mayor 12 June 2019 - 11:20am

Read the headlines from The Connected Places Award finalists   The Business in the Community’s (BITC) Place campaign unites businesses, other organisations and their neighbours to create thriving communities.   Creating opportunity and prosperity across the UK can address... Read more

by Alastair Loasby 12 June 2019 - 9:00am

Businesses in every sector and geography are adopting new disruptive digital technologies to increase their effectiveness and drive efficiencies. Read the headlines from the Fujitsu Digital Innovation Award finalists   Business in the Community's... Read more

by Anonymous 12 June 2019 - 9:00am

Each of the Business in the Community Digital Champions are making public commitments to ensure that their digital transformations are responsible, inclusive and sustainable, in line with the four priorities laid out in the...

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by Anonymous 11 June 2019 - 6:06pm

Katy Taylor of transport company the Go-Ahead Group discusses how the lives of its passengers can be improved by its involvement in Business in the Community's Place campaign

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by Chloe Chambraud 7 June 2019 - 9:00am

Business in the Community’s Gender Equality Campaign is the UK’s leading employer network dedicated to advancing equality between men and women at work. We are all about changing the system, not the women.

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by Anonymous 5 June 2019 - 2:59pm

Alex Ferrand, Responsible Business Tracker® Project Manager discusses how this new tool can help companies understand what success in responsible business looks like and how they will know when it has been achieved.   ... Read more

by Gudrun Cartwright 5 June 2019 - 2:15pm

Water is the essence of life. Without it we would die in a matter of days. With too much we would drown in minutes. It shows the health of our natural environment and is at the heart of ensuring people and nature can thrive in the future.  As one of our most precious resources, it is also under... Read more

by Gudrun Cartwright 1 June 2019 - 8:00am

Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community, welcomes you to Responsible Business in Action's Environment week.   Make the Waste to Wealth Commitment   Social,... Read more

by Anonymous 1 June 2019 - 8:00am

To mark the focus on Environment in Responsible Business in Action we asked members of the Environment Campaign task forces to explain to us how they are turning words into action. This is what they said:

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by Gudrun Cartwright 1 June 2019 - 8:00am

Read the headlines from the UPS Environmental Sustainability Award finalists

The world is waking up to our growing planetary emergency: from governments setting tighter targets, to extended producer responsibility across the whole lifecycle of products. And from...

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by Sandra Kerr 29 May 2019 - 8:00am

Responsible employers are inclusive employers. Tackling any race disparities in the workplace will provide a potential economic boost to the UK of £24bn annually1.

Read the headlines from The Race Equality Award 2019 Finalists

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by Anne Willmot 23 May 2019 - 10:00am

Read the headlines from the Age Friendly Teams Award 2019 Finalists

The UK population is ageing. By the mid-2030s, half of all adults in the UK will be over 50 years old1 There is also a growing shortfall of younger people entering employment. Retaining older...

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by Anonymous 22 May 2019 - 8:00am

Simi Dubb, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Centrica, on how the company is helping its staff look after loved ones – and saving money in the process

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by Louise Aston 17 May 2019 - 10:45am

Read the headlines from The Bupa Health and Wellbeing Partnerships Award 2019 Finalists

The goal of Business in the Community’s (BITC) Wellbeing Leadership Team is to build a movement committed to positioning health and wellbeing as strategic boardroom issues,...

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by Anonymous 13 May 2019 - 3:34pm

In Mental Health Awareness Week, Alan Thornburrow, Business in the Community's Scotland Director, discusses the key messages at a parliamentary reception focusing on eliminating the subject's stigma   Read more about... Read more

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