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Longlisted for a Business in the Community Responsible Business Award

Published: April 2018
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JTI UK has been re-accredited with the CommunityMark in recognition of its strategic approach to identifying social need and its commitment to continuous improvement across its...

Published: April 2018
Community investment - five petals

The Midcounties Co-operative is part of a thriving global co-operative movement and puts membership at the heart of all they do. As a values driven business, they are working...

Published: April 2018
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42 year-old Ian works for Boots as an Inbound Team Leader, based at one of the company’s warehouses in the East Midlands. This November marks three years of Ian’s employment at...

Published: April 2018
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The winner of the Green Hotelier Awards 2018, with the highest overall score is the Mercure Convention Center Ancol. Mercure Convention Center (MCC) is a 44 years old hotel...

Published: April 2018
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Castell Howell Foods is Wales’ largest independent food wholesaler with a fleet and brand that is recognised across the length and breadth of the nation. Castell Howell is a...

Published: April 2018
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Brecon Carreg Mineral Water began 40 years ago in a converted barn at Llwyndewi Farm. Today, the company is the number one water brand in Wales, with 23% of market share. With...

Published: April 2018
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Bluestone National Park Resort is a short break holiday destination based in Pembrokeshire. It was founded in 2008 by William McNamara (CEO) and comprises over 340...

Published: April 2018
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Trivallis is one of Wales’ largest housing associations, with over 10,000 properties, housing over 20,000 people across Rhondda Cynon Taff in South Wales. Trivallis is...

Published: April 2018
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Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, working with communities and serving Members for over 150 years. Community and membership engagement is...

Published: April 2018
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IKEA Cardiff is the only Wales branch of IKEA, a home furnishing retailer committed to creating a better everyday life for as many people as possible. Organisation-wide there...

Published: April 2018
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Do Digital Realities specialises in 3D work, including CGI visualisations, animations and fully immersive 3D models. In a relatively young, but growing, industry in South Wales...

Published: April 2018
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ACT Training is Wales’ largest training provider, welcoming over 6,500 people through its doors each year. With alternatives to formal education and a comprehensive training...

Published: April 2018
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Bristol City Council has become the first local authority to Ban the Box. The Council will no longer ask applicants to disclose any criminal convinctions until after a...

Published: April 2018
Categories: Employment, Ex-offenders
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Attracting and retaining young people is a huge priority for the hospitality industry, and competition for applicants is great. In the early stages of the recruitment process,...

Published: April 2018
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Penrose Care are a small privately-owned business in the home care sector. The founders established Penrose Care as a Living Wage employer from the outset as well as providing...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits
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The mobile phone operator EE saught to differentiate themselves in a competitve marketplace by improving customer service. One of the barriers to achieving this goal was the high...
Published: January 2018
Categories: Security & structure
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Co-op, the consumer cooperative, had excellent staff engagment but rising absence rates and a higher-than-average staff turnover suggested they could do more to address employee...
Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits
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Providing the quality service expected by the billion passengers using the London Underground every  year,  relies on a skilled and motivated workforce working effectively and...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits

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