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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Fact Sheets

COVID-19 and homelessness: businesses as part of the solution

This factsheet focuses on how businesses can respond to homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.