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Business in the Community’s (BITC) Healthy Communities focus is about influencing responsible business practices that make jobs accessible and attractive to all. Once people are in post employers need to ensure they are healthy, happy and engaged.
They should feel they belong, have a voice, are valued and are able to be their true selves.

Healthy Communities is one part of BITC’s Responsible Business MapTM, which guides our members on a journey of continuous improvement, working across the whole responsible business agenda.

Business in the Community is a network of progressive businesses who look beyond the profit motive, who want to make a difference within society and who are prepared to collaborate to bring about change.

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Working together to support young people

Business in the Community (BITC) is working alongside AXA UK to deliver Mental Health First Aid Champion training and support young people struggling with their mental health.
Case Studies

VVB deliver social value through Skills Exchange

BITC member VVB is driving the success of the BITC Skills Exchange programme, leveraging the skills of their employees to support the communities they live and work in.

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.

Windrush Generation at Work: 74 years on

Sandra Kerr CBE, Race Equality Director at Business in the Community (BITC) highlights the Windrush generation’s legacy to the UK and the need for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting to address continuing inequalities.
Fact Sheets

Windrush Generation: employment and socioeconomic factors

Business in the Community (BITC) has been working with the University of Birmingham and Queen Mary University to conduct new analysis into the current employment and socioeconomic factors experienced by the Windrush generation.