On the 4 February 2016, Business in the Community hosted its first ever Employment Summit. The event brought together 150 business leaders to explore the various ways businesses can inspire, hire and grow talent in today’s labour market.
A series of breakout sessions focused on the key social issues affecting businesses from an employment perspective, and the innovative solutions being used to tackle them. Business in the Community members can download a summary of this breakout session, which outlines the key learnings and recommendations.
Beyond pay: a wider approach to improving low-paid work
With the announcement of the National Living Wage, there is a requirement for many companies and their suppliers to increase pay. But employers will need to think beyond pay alone to significantly improve prospects for low-income households.