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Building more resilient and secure small businesses is crucial in enabling them to thrive in today’s challenging economic times, says ...

Published: June 2017

It’s hard to get noticed these days. But small businesses need to be seen and heard if they want to survive, especially when the town centre is in decline. In Your Face...

Published: June 2017

Heard of an apprenticeship programme with no upper age limit? Thought not…

Published: June 2017

JTI’s partnership with Crisis has not only seen thousands of homeless and vulnerably housed people upskilled to get into work, JTI employees have been involved as part of the...

Published: June 2017

UBS’s efforts to support social entrepreneurs in the recently affluent, yet deprived, London Borough of Hackney demands your attention. Here’s why.

Published: June 2017

With research indicating loneliness affects one in seven of us, the Co-op’s latest community campaign is designed to help 12,500 people across the UK.

Published: June 2017

In a world of constrained resources and with the negative impacts of climate change being felt in many corners of the globe, doing more with less is proving to be a winning...

Published: June 2017

Almost a quarter of Hogan Lovells staff in London are now mentoring students, giving them the skills and confidence to grow and find work later in life.

Published: June 2017

Ambitious growth plans means that having a talented and enthusiastic workforce is crucial to the ongoing success of the UK’s biggest hotel and coffee chain company, Whitbread....

Published: June 2017

GAIL came up with a project to better prepare Indian communities in the face of the devastation caused by natural disasters.

Published: June 2017

Techno-preneurial skills are getting people out of poverty and supporting sustainable agriculture too. Learn more about M-Tron Africa’s unique approach that hopes to inspire...

Published: June 2017

Bringing joy to the faces of children caught up in life or death situations is central to the business model for Bangor-based fundraising and donation business, Dr Zigs.

Published: June 2017
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Last month support services firm, Interserve, launched its Opportunities for All campaign, highlighting the ways...

Published: June 2017
Categories: Ex-offenders

With 13,000 staff, AgroAmerica has worked hard to not only pay employees a decent salary, but to find out what incomes are required to...

Published: June 2017

Recognising they can achieve more together than by working alone, Barclays and GSK have created a self-sustaining model for communities in Zambia to make extra cash while...

Published: June 2017

Recognising they can achieve more together than by working alone, Barclays and GSK have created a self-sustaining model for communities in Zambia to make extra cash while...

Published: June 2017
Midcounties coop

Being awarded five stars in the CR Index is a major achievement and this year a number of companies have managed it.  We caught up with Midcounties co-operative to learn first...

Published: June 2017

Being one of the few companies to receive 5-stars in the 2017 CR-Index, we caught up with Yorkshire Water's Chief Executive, Richard Flint to discuss why benchmarking their CR...

Published: June 2017

Lucy Malarky, Deputy Director at Gentoo housing, talks to us about the significane of the CR Index - BITC's benchmarking tool, plus what it means to achieve 5-stars.

Published: June 2017
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When Ricoh learned they were one of only a few companies to achieve top scores in the CR Index this year [2017], they were naturally delighted at the news. Ricoh is a Japanese...

Published: June 2017

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