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Dudley Soup
15 February 2017 - 11:19am

Andy Mullaney, Dudley's first Business Connector, writes about how working with an ‘innovative’ team at Dudley CVS was key to his...

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.

90 public and private sector representatives convened at Nuffield Hall (RCOG) in London on 22 September to explore the role of business...

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.

Speakers at The Big Connect 2016
15 June 2016 - 10:52am
More than 100 charities from across England and Scotland were present at London’s Royal National Hotel on Tuesday as the Business Connector network came together for a conference exploring the power of connecting in local communities. Read more.

The Big Connect 2016 was the fourth annual get together of Business in the Community’s secondment programme, which places senior...

21 April 2016 - 8:00am
Get the news, quotes and updates as it happened from the Community Engagement Showcase with Carillion plc. Read more.



20 April 2016 - 9:42am
Thursday 21 April will see business leaders from across the UK gather at London’s King’s Cross to explore the power of community engagement. Read more.

Over 20 senior business figures, from a range of sectors, will be hosted by Business in the Community’s Stephen Howard and Carillion’s...

Tina Varns, Manager, Community, Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing, Waitrose
9 March 2016 - 2:12pm

Tina Varns, Manager, Community, Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing, Waitrose, explains why her company has been giving...

Carol Boston
29 February 2016 - 3:43pm

In the latest of our series of check-ins with Business Connectors across the country we speak to Carol Boston, the third...

David Farmer Business Connector
25 February 2016 - 6:03pm

After 40 years of service at Halifax, branch manager David Farmer became Southampton's second Business Connector in January 2015...

The Olive Tree Cafe
23 February 2016 - 3:36pm

Lisa Cunningham, Director of Community Investment and Business...