News

20 September 2017 - 1:56pm
An event in Bristol has helped improve teachers’ knowledge of local career opportunities and the skills needed to access them, potentially improving the employment prospects of thousands of young people. Read more
20 September 2017 - 1:26pm
Responding to the publication of Prosperity for All: The National Strategy from the Welsh Government, Matt Appleby (Director, Business in the Community Cymru) said: “Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru works with companies of all sizes and sectors to help build a fairer and more sustainable Wales and wholly agrees that prosperity is not just about material wealth." Read more
19 September 2017 - 4:35pm
Central England Co-operative is celebrating being awarded 4.5 stars out of 5 in Business in the Community’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility In Read more
19 September 2017 - 4:18pm
Four vehicles used by Central England Co-operative in its Food and Funeral businesses are now set to be used to help people in need across the globe. Read more
David Lammy Review into racial disparity in the criminal justice system
8 September 2017 - 11:14am
Responding to David Lammy MP’s landmark review of the criminal justice system, Business in the Community said: Read more
Food for Thought pupils
7 September 2017 - 10:02am
BITC Scotland has partnered with renowned chef John Quigley, Tennent’s Training Academy and internet streaming service Video3 to live stream an interactive cookery session for school pupils across Scotland on 27 September 2017. Read more
Paired Reading - volunteer with pupil
31 August 2017 - 10:33am
Dozens of adults are going back to school as part of a volunteer reading programme to help tackle inequalities in literacy among primary-aged children. Read more
Alan Thornburrow - Director, BITC Scotland
28 August 2017 - 3:31pm
Alan Thornburrow joins BITC Scotland from Scottish Investment Operations (SIO), a membership body for the investment industry in Scotland. Read more
Keith Brown, MSP Scottish Government
23 August 2017 - 9:49am
Held under the patronage of the Scottish Government, supported by the UK Government and hosted by the Royal Bank of Scotland, The Global Ethical Finance Forum (GEFF) is an initiative of Middle East Global Advisors in strategic partnership with the Islamic Finance Council UK (UKIFC). BITC Scotland will be a supporting partner. Read more
18 August 2017 - 11:26am
This Saturday (19 August) is World Humanitarian Day – a day established by the UN to raise awareness and support for people affected by crises around the world. Read more
17 August 2017 - 11:36am
A 10-metre whale made entirely from plastic will be touring the UK this month to help raise awareness about ocean pollution, as part of Sky’s Ocean Rescue campaign. Read more
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15 August 2017 - 2:11pm | Source: Fair opportunities for all: A strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain
Today (15th August 2017) the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published its strategy for reducing gender, ethnicity and disability pay gaps. Read more
11 August 2017 - 7:51am
Taking positive action in communities is a key part of being a responsible business. For companies of all sizes in Wales this can often take the form of employee volunteering - and for Wales & West Utilities it has developed into a long-term relationship with a local carers centre. Read more
2 August 2017 - 1:48pm
Employers across the UK are failing to provide adequate support to employees or equip managers with the skills to help them. Read more
1 August 2017 - 1:54pm
Confusing job descriptions are a ‘major barrier’ for young job seekers which are preventing them from entering the workforce, a study from Business in the Community and the City & Guilds Group has found Read more
1 August 2017 - 1:49pm
Businesses urged to ‘go circular’ and refurbish, recycle and regenerate office waste Read more
1 August 2017 - 1:39pm
Andy Briggs of Aviva sets out Business Champion vision to increase employment rate for 50-69 year olds. Read more
Digital world
27 July 2017 - 12:09pm
The mental health of Millennials is at risk from the modern world says report. Read more
21 July 2017 - 9:00am
Business in the Community Cymru’s partnership with LifeSkills, created by Barclays, will have supported over 30,000 young people in Wales to develop their work ready skills by the end of this academic year. Read more
Ray Riddoch
19 July 2017 - 2:50pm
Ray Riddoch, UK Managing Director and Senior Vice President Europe of Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited has been appointed as The Prince’s Ambassador for Scotland. Read more

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