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9 November 2016 - 9:00am
On 9th November at Asda HQ in Leeds, Business in the Community, backed by the City & Guilds Group brought together over 60 major employers from across West Yorkshire to explore the challenges and opportunities of employing young people in the region. Read the Liveblog to see what happened. Read more
Christmas presents
8 November 2016 - 10:01am
With the festive season fast approaching, Business in the Community is back to invite local Nottinghamshire businesses and employees to ‘give something back’ at Christmas. Read more
7 November 2016 - 3:46pm
Scottish Resilience Week begins today (Monday 7 November), highlighting the benefits of preparing for different emergencies and explaining actions that businesses and individuals can take to prepare for a wide range of eventualities. Read more
Principles and practice for primary engagement - front cover
3 November 2016 - 8:00am
Prudential UK, Business in the Community and the CBI have collaborated to produce new guidelines for businesses to help increase their involvement with the primary education sector. Read more
Haiti after Hurricane Matthew - image by European Commission DG ECHO licenced under CC 2.0 BY ND
2 November 2016 - 3:48pm
BITC has put together a briefing on how its members have responded to Hurricane Matthew, which struck parts of the Caribbean and southern USA last month, and the actions other businesses can take to help. Read more
Veolia
1 November 2016 - 12:40pm
On Wednesday 2 November, Veolia's Senior Executive Vice-President, Estelle Brachlianoff and leading representatives from BMW, Fujitsu and 3M, hosted by Business in the Community, debated the forces that will drive industry. Read more
IPO volunteers helping at Northlands
28 October 2016 - 4:24pm
Volunteers enjoyed digging, painting, turfing and building so much last year that they returned for a re-run on Give & Gain 2016. Read more
26 October 2016 - 9:44am
HRH The Prince of Wales recently joined veterans, guests and business at a special reception to celebrate their efforts to get former service men and women into employment. Read more
20 October 2016 - 12:00am
Business in the Community brought together private and public sector representatives last month for an event exploring how the wider responsible business network can redouble its efforts to support communities. Read more
John Neill, Chairman and CEO of Unipart
19 October 2016 - 11:14am
John Neill, Chairman and CEO of Unipart led a small group of business leaders on a Seeing is Believing visit on Tuesday 18 October in London to highlight the actions that business leaders can take to bring about change in society, thereby increasing their commercial advantage. Read more
19 October 2016 - 10:32am
The Scottish Government has announced details of its Resilience Week, 7 – 11 November, which aims to ensure individuals, families, communities and businesses are better prepared for events which can seriously disrupt daily life. These wide-ranging threats include severe weather, cyber-crime, disruption to business, and ill-health/accidents. Read more
Young person in prison c.Paul Doyle_Alamy Stock
19 October 2016 - 12:01am
Business in the Community is using the third anniversary of its Ban the Box campaign to highlight the challenges of gaining employment for a young person with a criminal conviction. Read more
18 October 2016 - 11:54am
Workplace Wellbeing Leads from almost 25 Cambridgeshire employers came together at a recent Employee Wellbeing Practitioners’ Network event held on 13 October to better understand how to develop a wellbeing strategy and measure its return on investment. Read more
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17 October 2016 - 4:51pm
The shortlist for the third annual Great British High Street Competition is revealed today, with six Healthy High Street towns and two High Street Champions in the running for an award. Read more
Conservative Party Conference 2016
6 October 2016 - 11:15am
Amanda Mackenzie OBE, Chief Executive of Business in the Community, shares her thoughts on Theresa May's closing speech at this years' Conservative Party conference. Read more
Andy Briggs, CEO of Aviva UK and Ireland Life and Chair of Business in the Community’s Leadership Team on age at work
4 October 2016 - 4:08pm
Andy Briggs, CEO of Aviva UK and Ireland Life and Chair of Business in the Community’s Leadership Team on Age at Work will lead the team in its role as Business Champion. Read more
The Purpose Toolkit - graphic
3 October 2016 - 4:44pm
The Toolkit calls on business to articulate a purpose beyond profit, and offers practical support and guidance on how to achieve this. Read more
26 September 2016 - 11:56am
Global leader in insurance broking and risk management, Marsh is bringing a FREE seminar to Edinburgh and Glasgow to help Scottish businesses gain a better understanding of the issues and potential solutions when it comes to managing cyber and technology risks. Read more
12 September 2016 - 12:17pm
Delegates from across Hertfordshire came together to share their experiences and upskill to improve mental health in the workplace on 8 September. Read more
7 September 2016 - 3:24pm
Construction and infrastructure group Robertson has become the latest member of Business in the Community. Read more

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