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Race Equality in Focus - Responsible Business in Action

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 One in four children in UK primary school...

BITC responds to MOJ announcement about temporary release for prisoners

28 May 2019 - 2:27pm
Following the announcement today by the Ministry of Justice that they will be extending temporary release for prisoners to help them return to the workforce after their release, Business in the Community have issued the follow announcement. Read more.

Age in Focus: Responsible Business in Action

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 workers in...

How Centrica is supporting carers to stay in work

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 Download the Supporting Carers in the Workplace Toolkit...

Wellbeing in Focus – Responsible Business in Action

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, with a...

IFS Deaton Review – The inequality gap will not be closed if employers do not provide good work for all

14 May 2019 - 2:06pm
In response to the launch of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Deaton Review today, Catherine Sermon, director of campaigns at Business in the Community, said: Read more.

This Is Me Scotland: 3 steps to change workplace attitudes on mental health

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...

Employment & Skills in Focus - Responsible Business in Action

13 May 2019 - 8:00am
Read the headlines from the Unipart Outstanding Employment Award 2019 Finalists   How can member companies get involved with the Employment & Skills team’s campaigns?Ban the Box: We want Ban the Box to become standard recruitment practice, and so we have set an...

Good Work For All: Five steps companies should take to provide good jobs

13 May 2019 - 8:00am
Business in the Community is calling on businesses to offer good jobs that offer security, rights and a fair income, along with the opportunity for personal development and progression, and a supportive and inclusive environment. In practice, achieving this for all your employees is complex but our...

The secret to innovation? Your workplace culture

9 May 2019 - 1:36pm
Eimear Meredith-Jones, Managing Director, Accenture Talent & Organisation, on how an empowering environment can be developed by companies Innovation is the key to business competitiveness and growth. Yet, according to new research from Accenture, only a third of UK employees feel empowered to...

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