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Chocolate eggs by Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier, licenced under Creative Commons 2.0 BY SA
29 January 2016 - 3:50pm
Businesses and community organisations in the East Midlands are being asked to donate Easter eggs to bring a smile to the faces of disadvantaged children. Read more
Emotional Resilience Toolkit
14 December 2015 - 4:19pm
Over 25 delegates attended the Norfolk and Suffolk Workplace Wellbeing Practitioner event hosted by the TEN group in Norwich on 10 December to gain a greater knowledge of the impact of improving employee wellbeing in the workplace. Read more
City Hall, London - Picture courtesy of Workspace Group
16 November 2015 - 9:08am
Want to change the life of a young person in a week? InspiresMe Week 2016 has now launched and we're calling on businesses to reach out and help young people gain experience and confidence in the professional world. Read more
2 November 2015 - 10:51am
"Tackling working poverty has tangible business benefits” says Business in the Community Read more
Lord Mayor Alan Yarrow with the Dragon Award Winners
12 October 2015 - 8:58am
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP have won the Enterprise & Employment Award at this year’s Lord Mayors Dragon Awards for its work with Business in the Community (BITC)’s Ready for Work programme. Read more
Great Yarmouth Borough Council logo
12 August 2015 - 2:07pm
A pioneering joined-up approach to improving people’s lives and public services is to be expanded in Great Yarmouth, supported by a £3m Big Lottery Fund grant, with Business in the Community one of several partners working on the project over the next five years. Read more
27 July 2015 - 12:08pm | Source: Call for 10,000 employees to take part in largest ever race at work survey in the UK
Today, Business in the Community, launches the largest ever workplace survey of race at work in the UK. The charity wants to hear from 10,000 ethnic minority and white employees to understand their experiences of race at work in the UK. Read more
24 July 2015 - 4:16pm
Last week, 30 children from local primary schools celebrated their graduation from the Mosaic mentoring programme with a tour of Coventry University to learn about university life. Read more
Colne Housing logo
22 July 2015 - 2:43pm
The next Peter Jones was discovered as part of 'Make It!' - an exciting new business challenge run by Colne, the Essex-based Housing Association. Read more
Vauxhall logo '©GM Company'
10 July 2015 - 11:44am
Vauxhall, a BITC member company, has given the green light to Watch It Made, a successful engineering project, going on the road. Read more
Residents meet with staff at the AWE Community Showcase
1 July 2015 - 8:42am
Over 400 residents from the local communities attended the AWE Showcase event at the Burghfield Community Sports Association held on Saturday 27th June. Read more
29 June 2015 - 10:14am
A white paper released this month by Brighton-based volunteer travel company i-to-i has highlighted the benefits for businesses of hiring employees with volunteer travel experience. Read more
Tottenham Hotspur legend, Ledley King from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation pictured at the Aerozone
12 June 2015 - 11:47am
Aerozone Stansted, Stansted Airport’s new education centre designed to inspire young people, officially opened its doors this month. The airport aims to attract over 5,000 youngsters to the centre by 2016. Read more
Business leaders speed networking with students at Portchester Community School
30 January 2015 - 9:11am
Business leaders gathered at Portchester Community School to discover how their organisations can take action to address skill shortages and enhance the employability of young people. Read more
Jayne Carrington presenting Winter Warmth Shoe Boxes to Age UK
15 December 2014 - 2:42pm
During winter, one older person dies needlessly from the cold every seven minutes. Employers in Southampton have taken action to provide some winter warmth as part of a joint campaign between Age UK Southampton, Business in the Community and Hampshire Cricket in the Community. Read more
Participants of the Sleep East Workshop
15 December 2014 - 2:17pm
It was sweet dreams for all at Sleep East when the Norfolk based social enterprise was successful in its bid for an Unltd Millennium Awards Trust ‘Do It’ award. Read more
Business volunteers who participated in Reading Inspires!
11 December 2014 - 10:57am
Over three hundred students from secondary schools across Reading took part in a series of inspiring workshops to boost their understanding of employability skills. Read more
Thames Water logo
10 December 2014 - 9:41am
Thames water have completed their first Give Someone a Head Start programme where 17 local young people were given meaningful work experience as well as support in crucial work skills. Read more

Gender and Race Benchmark Analysis

2 December 2014 - 8:24am
12 November 2014 - 5:06pm
Bernard Matthews has been announced as the winner of the Community Impact Award at the recent EDP Business Awards. Read more

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