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Regaining confidence through Ready for Work

by Charlotte Gibb 2 January 2018 - 4:03pm

Single mum Kara had been out of work for six years before she found out about ...

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 next for Business in the Community and Education?

by Annie Gosling 6 November 2017 - 8:34pm

Rachael Saunders, Education Director at Business in the Community, on the change that is needed to make the most of the talent and ability of every child in the UK

I have...

Recruiting ex-offenders, from a business leader with the inside track

by Charlotte Gibb 1 November 2017 - 12:28pm

 

Krista Brown is a professional businesswoman with a firm handshake and a wealth of experience in recruitment. In 2008, Krista set up Persona HR, a recruitment firm providing...

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....

ITP Four Goals

The new Global Goals for the hotel industry

by Siobhan O'Neill 18 October 2017 - 1:44pm

Siobhan O'Neill, from the International Tourism Partnership, discusses how ITP's four Goals for 2030 will unite the hotel industry for a sustainable future

For 25 years...

Marketplace Insights: October 2017 edition

by O'Brien Alexis 12 October 2017 - 11:17am

The latest news, research and buzz on purpose-driven brands and customer trust from Business in the Community's Marketplace team.

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Who needs ethnicity facts and figures?

by sandra kerr 11 October 2017 - 8:48am

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director applauds the government on the publication of the new website profiling ethnicity facts and figures...

The Cumbria Resilient Showcase: A Community Innovation project of the DEFRA Roundtable

by O'Brien Alexis 5 October 2017 - 12:32pm

Following Dr Peter Bonfield’s ‘The Property Flood Resilience Action Plan’ report published in September 2016, BERG has partnered with DEFRA to deliver the Property Flood Resilience Roundtable. ...

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...

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Mental Health at Work and the elephant in the room

by Louise Aston 4 October 2017 - 4:02am

 

 

Louise Aston, Business in the Community Wellbeing Director shares her shock and anger at the statistics within the Mental Health at...

Seeing is Believing:Responsible Business - Ambition to Action

by O'Brien Alexis 3 October 2017 - 3:26pm

The Prince’s Seeing is Believing brings together senior business leaders, enabling them to gain first hand...

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...

Jason's story

by Charlotte Gibb 13 September 2017 - 3:33pm

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Finding the Circular Economy in unique places

by O'Brien Alexis 13 September 2017 - 2:43pm

Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President of Veolia UK & Ireland, shares innovative examples of sustainable innovation

Closed-loop thinking is becoming...

Two perspectives, one story: Ready for Work at Carillion's Southmead Hospital

by Charlotte Gibb 12 September 2017 - 11:20am

Liam Agg, Asset Care and CAGM  Manager, Carillion

Liam got involved in Ready for Work when he...

Turning the Tide: London's super sewer sets a new standard in responsible recruitment

by Samantha Di Talamo 21 July 2017 - 9:33am

It’s hard to get your head around the sheer size and scale of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, London’s solution to sewage overflow into the river Thames. Once constructed, it will be 7.2 m in diameter...

SDG

Business Engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals: The Global Challenge; the Global Opportunity

by Sue Adkins 18 July 2017 - 4:57pm

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (The Goals or SDGs), provide a comprehensive framework for action, that must be taken to end extreme poverty, inequality and address climate change by 2030....

Nathan's journey into employment with our partners Marks & Spencer

by Charlotte Gibb 15 July 2017 - 4:23pm

28-year-old Nathan has worked at Marks & Spencer HR Shared Services for all of his working life - an opportunity he wouldn't...

Sustainability is our way of life

by O'Brien Alexis 14 July 2017 - 10:37am

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