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BITC Scotland highlights importance of Scotland becoming a Good Food Nation at Holyrood event

14 March 2018 - 10:40am
BITC Scotland is celebrating the importance of food, education and school in Scotland’s Year of Young People with a Parliamentary Reception ahead of the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Good Food Nation Bill. Read more.
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Why we need men and women to #PressForProgress this International Women’s Day

8 March 2018 - 8:10am
Chloe Chambraud Director, Business in the Community Gender Equality campaign, speaks of the need for equality both at home and in the workplace if true parity is to be achieved.      Today is International Women’s Day, and the theme this year is #PressForProgress, encouraging people to keep up the...

Move more, eat healthier and be a better business

6 March 2018 - 10:03pm
Dr Justin Varney, National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England writes of the importance of physical activity and how employers can have a positive or negative impact on an employees attitude to physical wellbeing.  Moving and eating are fundamental parts of daily life for...

REC becomes Ban the Box employer

1 March 2018 - 10:32am
Ban the Box calls on UK employers to give ex-offenders a fair chance to compete for jobs by removing the tick box from application forms and asking about criminal convictions later in the recruitment process. Today we are delighted to announce REC,  the Recruitment and Employment Confederation as...

Employers of all sizes asked to share how they are addressing race diversity

21 February 2018 - 9:00am
Best Employers for Race 2018 Survey opened for entries Read more.
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JLL - Creating more value with fewer resources in real estate

21 February 2018 - 12:00am
Marit van Rheenen, Associate Director, Upstream Sustainability Services, JLL, on when performance matters most  The recent Chinese ban on the import of foreign plastic waste was a game changer for the UK - we have now lost the repurposing destination for nearly two thirds of our plastic. Shortly...

The government responds to Taylor review of modern working practices

7 February 2018 - 4:01pm
Business in the Community acknowledges the positive Government reaction to the Taylor Review. Read more.

Solving the challenge of plastic waste on the environment

1 February 2018 - 11:59am
On 31 January 2018, Business in the Community joined HRH The Prince of Wales and his International Sustainability Unit to discuss the challenge of plastic in the ocean. Read more.

Thousands of Scottish youngsters benefit from skills for work and life

31 January 2018 - 2:42pm
More than 8,000 school children from across Scotland have taken part in LifeSkills workshops with the support of the team from Business in the Community Scotland and Barclays volunteers – with another 1,000 already booked. Read more.

New action plan launched to help employers act on rising in-work poverty

24 January 2018 - 7:43am
With financial concerns affecting the performance of workers across the UK, Business in the Community, with input from forward-thinking companies such as Starbucks, Royal Mail and integrated facilities management company Sodexo, has today launched an action plan for business to be part of the...

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