Blog & Opinion

by Guest Editor 6 December 2018 - 4:28pm

To get involved, or for further information about Business in the Community's Place strategy or the... Read more

by Guest Editor 3 December 2018 - 3:14pm

Stuart Lemmon, Managing Director, Carbon Clear (part of the EcoAct Group) and member of Business in the Community writes of the business benefits of being carbon neutral

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by Bridget Jackson 26 November 2018 - 12:00am

Full details of the Going Circular programme is available in PwC's Lessons Learned document >>

Bridget Jackson, PwC’s Corporate Sustainability Director, describes how PwC’s Going Circular programme has delivered...

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by webeditor 13 November 2018 - 12:00am

Enter the Responsible Business Awards 2019 >>

We’ve been celebrating Responsible Business for over 20 years with Business in the Community and we’d like to share some of the benefits of entering the 2019 Responsible Business Awards with...

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by chloe.chambraud 7 November 2018 - 11:55am

Read the full findings of our Equal Lives report  >>

The Equal Lives report published today, in partnership with Santander, has found that men want more...

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by Sandra Kerr 26 October 2018 - 3:49pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director at Business in the Community, explains why the new Race at Work Charter is an important step towards improving outcomes for BAME employees  

Today Business in the Community in partnership with the government is proud to be launching the Race at Work... Read more

by Guest Editor 17 October 2018 - 6:44am

'I warmly welcome the launch of this strategic vision as a significant contribution to the rejuvenation of Blackpool over the next decade. It builds on the hard work and regeneration initiatives that have borne fruit in the town over the past ten years, despite the twin challenges of austerity... Read more

by Jessica Rose 12 October 2018 - 12:06pm

Find out more about Ban the Box and sign up >> 

The retail industry employs more people in the UK than any other private sector industry, providing 4...

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by Guest Editor 8 October 2018 - 7:00am

Tony Wood, Partner and UK Managing Director at Mercer Marsh Benefits, says the results from the latest Mental Health at Work report show progress is being made but there’s still a long way to go


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by Kaammini Chanrai 19 November 2018 - 10:14am

Do you consider yourself to be a role model? The term ‘role model’ is commonly defined as someone worth imitating, based on their character or success. On the surface, a role model seems like an obviously positive concept – something to aspire to be, someone to look up to. 

However, in...

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Dr Cynthia Marks, Campaign Manager, BITC Scotland
by Anonymous 22 October 2018 - 11:00am

Dr Cynthia Marks, Campaign Manager at BITC Scotland looks back on a successful conference that explored how Scotland can secure business and economic success as the workforce ages - and why the need to act is now.

BITC Scotland, in partnership with Age Scotland, CIPD, the Scottish...

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by Alan.thornburrow 5 October 2018 - 9:42am

Alan Thornburrow is the Scotland Director for Business in the Community (BITC), on how we can challenge poverty by working with employers to provide good work and inclusive growth in Scotland

On 2 October I was delighted to participate in the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s report launch on...

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by Rachael Saunders 26 September 2018 - 7:00am

Discover the full findings of our If Only report >>

Rachael Saunders, Education Director, Business in the Community, calls on...

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by hannah.tankard 3 September 2018 - 8:00am

If you work for a small or medium-sized business we would be grateful if you would be willing to fill-in our cyber survey open until the 31 October 2018. The survey is a baseline survey so that...

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Wisdom Vitality Youth = Older Peoples Day
by Anne Willmot 31 August 2018 - 11:46am

Anne Willmot, Business in the Community Age Campaign Director speaks of the opportunities and the challenges that an ageing population presents. 

We now have over 10 million over the 50s in the workforce.  That means that there are five generations working alongside each other for the...

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by webeditor 30 August 2018 - 3:00pm

The DWRI report is free for anyone to download from the International Tourism Partnership website, as part of their charitable remit to share resources and best practice. Other resources including ...

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