Blog posts from David Hoare

Careers advice has come a long way

by David Hoare 9 November 2017 - 2:31pm

Lowri ap Robert shares her experiences of careers advice and how it has changed beyond all recognition since her school days

According to social commentators and Blur,...

What's age got to do with it?

by David Hoare 23 October 2017 - 9:42am

Elaine Ballard (Chief Executive, Taff Housing Association) considers the impact demographic changes will have on the housing sector in Wales and the benefits of a age-diverse workforce....

It is our responsibility to engage with communities and our shared challenges

by David Hoare 4 October 2017 - 12:30pm

Stephen Stewart is the Distribution Director for SP Energy Networks and led a Prince's Seeing is Believing visit to Rhyl on Wednesday 4 October. The visit focussed on the role of employers in...

Imbalance creates challenges – but great opportunities

by David Hoare 22 September 2017 - 12:42pm

If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you always got – so we changed things.
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) and Fire...

The role of business in Wales

by David Hoare 5 July 2017 - 3:20pm

Following the Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner, Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru), reflects on the current and future role of business in Wales.

Business in the...

“There’s a principle in business”

by David Hoare 27 April 2017 - 8:30am

In RB Week, Dave Hoare from BITC Cymru considers the purpose of business and how a Dr Seuss story may have had it wrong all along.

There's a principle in business, that everybody...

Addressing the veteran employment gap in Wales

by David Hoare 26 April 2017 - 8:30am

In late March, the Royal British Legion in Wales supported a workshop with Business in the Community Cymru, leading Welsh employers and partners. It examined and discussed the veteran...

Cardiff Business School

Be prepared - the future is unwritten

by David Hoare 4 April 2017 - 9:00am

Sarah Lethbridge (Director of Executive Education, Cardiff Business School), considers the importance of innovation and collaboration in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing digital economy....

Finance Wales

Why it matters

by David Hoare 8 March 2017 - 8:00am

Speaking in the week that Finance Wales hosted the judging day for the Wales Responsible Business Awards 2017, Giles Thorley (Chief Executive, Finance Wales) reflects on the importance of...

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Making connections – regardless of situation or experience

by David Hoare 9 January 2017 - 9:15am

A parliamentary reception, local MPs, pupils, a teacher and BITC Cymru’s own LifeSkills Coordinator Natalie Roberts. A perfect Christmas present for everyone involved in LifeSkills in Wales....

Dosbarth Busnes - Business Class

The needs of schools – what I've learned from Business Class

by David Hoare 22 September 2016 - 1:30pm

With the announcement at the end of the last school term that over 60 Business Class partnerships in Wales have been established, nine involving Lloyds Banking Group, Richard Breeze,...