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Supreme Court Gig Economy Case

by Catherine Sermon 13 June 2018 - 4:08pm

Commenting on today’s Supreme Court ruling that a plumber can be classed as a worker rather than as self-employed, Cath Sermon, Employment Director at Business in the Community, said:
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A small company making a big difference: We are Vista, small Responsible Business 2017

by Web Editor 12 June 2018 - 8:25am

  • Review of internal communications
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Fair opportunities for all: A strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain

Equal Lives: Are some lives more equal than others?

by Web Editor 11 June 2018 - 3:27pm

We believe that in order to achieve gender equality in the workplace, we need to achieve gender equality at home. This is why Business in the Community, in partnership with Santander UK, launched...

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Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

by Web Editor 11 June 2018 - 9:00am

National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce.

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Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

by Anne Willmot 11 June 2018 - 9:00am

National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce.

• Did you know that...

World Oceans Day – Eight steps every business can take to make a difference

by Gudrun Cartwright 8 June 2018 - 6:00am

Plastic is an incredible material that makes modern life possible.  However, recent months have seen the impact plastic waste is having on our oceans brought to the fore.  From Sky’s Ocean Rescue...

World Environment Day 2018

by Gudrun Cartwright 5 June 2018 - 11:34am

On World Environment Day 2018, Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community reflects on how businesses can take simple actions to start...

Employee volunteering – powering local connections

by Web Editor 4 June 2018 - 9:52am

Every year, an amazing 19.8 million volunteers choose to give their time across the UK. This Volunteer’s Week, we are celebrating the contribution to...

Clean Air Strategy – partnership with business is just as important as partnership with local authorities

by Gudrun Cartwright 22 May 2018 - 11:16am

Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community, responds to the...

Healthy communities, healthy environments

by Gudrun Cartwright 20 May 2018 - 5:53am


Gudrun Cartwright, Business in the Community Environment Director invites all businesses to...

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Mental health affects everyone directly or indirectly; share your experiences on Mental Health

by Louise Aston 13 May 2018 - 10:33pm

Louise Aston, Business in the Community Wellbeing Director encourages everyone to take the Mental Health at Work survey as mental health effects everyone. ...

It’s all on the Map

by Stephen Farrant 26 April 2018 - 9:15pm

Stephen Farrant, Director of Sustainability, Innovation and Sectors on why purpose-driven leaders are essential. 

It seems as though map reading, much like driving cars and...

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Wellbeing is firmly on the agenda at Anglian Water, Responsible Business of the Year

by Web Editor 26 April 2018 - 6:10pm

Susannah Clements, Director of People at Anglian Water shares why the wellbeing of the workforce is so important to Anglian Water and launches a new initiative for...

High Streets are the UK’s shop window

by Jane Pritchard 25 April 2018 - 5:10pm

Jane Pritchard, Business in the Community's Enterprise Director, discusses how the state of high streets give us an insight into their local area. She argues that if...

Wales needs a purpose beyond profit

by David Hoare 25 April 2018 - 9:00am

As part of Responsible Business Week 2018, Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru) considers the kind of business Wales needs. 

Wales needs a purpose beyond profit if it is to succeed...

Environment – Water Resources East and the future of multisector water resource planning

by Web Editor 24 April 2018 - 5:11pm

Jean Spencer of Anglian Water speaks of collaborative working and multi-sector, regional...

Bringing schools and businesses together

by Rachael Saunders 24 April 2018 - 1:34pm

Rachael Saunders, Education Director, Business in the Community on the role of education and business leaders in the regeneration of a community

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Creating a positive impact in our community – what responsible businesses and their supply chain can achieve together

by Web Editor 24 April 2018 - 1:33pm

Chris Newsome, Director of Asset Management at Anglian Water shares his thoughts on how Anglian Water has an emotional connection to the community that it not only...

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Wellbeing – fuelling progression and innovation

by Louise Aston 24 April 2018 - 12:31pm

Louise Aston, Wellbeing Director at Business in the Community, on how we can use innovations in SMEs to ensure employee wellbeing is a core component of responsible...

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