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We are more likely to succeed if we can give young people essential skills early.

by Rachael Saunders 22 March 2018 - 7:08am

Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Education Director introduces The Whole School, Whole Child report published today that contains invaluable resources to...

Sexual misconduct and the charity sector

by assupsTods assupsTods 21 March 2018 - 10:12am

The recent media attention surrounding humanitarian organisations as a result of the Oxfam Sexual Harassment scandal during the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, has put a spotlight on the role of the...

We are at the heart of a revolution in how business, society and capitalism interconnect

by Alistair Kerr 25 January 2018 - 11:30am

BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow reflects on his time to date with BITC and finds a committed organisation that has never been more relevant than now.

Towards the end of last year...

Why should we invest in teachers?

by Web Editor 19 January 2018 - 11:04am

Ian Duffy, BP, and Yvonne Baker, STEM Learning Ltd, discuss the challenges surrounding the retention of teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM...

New project designed to change the lives of both men and women

by Chloe Chambraud 18 January 2018 - 9:27am

Chloe Chambraud, Business in the Community Gender Equality Director, introduces a new groundbreaking project.

We spend 35% of our waking hours at work...

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...