Excluded Groups

Creating meaningful employment is one of the most significant ways that business contributes to the livelihoods of individuals and communities, and is for many the only sustainable route out of poverty.

Offering quality experience of work, adopting new approaches to recruitment and breaking down barriers to entering work for people from disadvantaged groups can benefit business by tackling skills shortages, building new talent pipelines, boosting retention rates and achieving higher productivity.

Business in the Community’s campaigns harness the collective power of organisations to overcome disadvantage by increasing access to good, sustainable employment.

Find out more about the Business in the Community focus on employment.

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Blogs

Rethinking recruitment to open doors for refugees

This Refugee Week Charlotte Gibb, Campaign Manager, Employment and Skills at Business in the Community (BITC), sets out how businesses can make their recruitment more inclusive, ensuring no one gets locked out of employment.
Case Studies

Deloitte: supporting refugees through career conversations

Across the UK, Deloitte holds career conversations with displaced refugees, providing support and advice, building skills, and creating new pathways to employment.