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14 May 2019 - 2:06pm
In response to the launch of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Deaton Review today, Catherine Sermon, director of campaigns at Business in the Community, said: Read more
2 May 2019 - 1:19pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, 2 May 2019 Last weekend the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, declared a climate emergency during her speech at the SNP conference in Edinburgh. Read more
2 May 2019 - 10:29am
In response to yesterday's Westminster MP vote to declare a climate and environmental emergency, following on the heels of Scotland and Wales and the UK’s Climate Change Committee today making it clear that we can get to net zero carbon emissions by 20 Read more
2 May 2019 - 9:00am
Companies can take simple steps to employ more refugees and enable them to better integrate in the UK and contribute to economy Read more
1 May 2019 - 12:00pm
Twenty-three Welsh companies are being hailed for taking action to build inclusive workplaces, stronger communities and address environmental challenges in Wales.     Read more
29 April 2019 - 11:40am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, 29th April 2019  Read more
29 April 2019 - 1:00am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, 29th April 2019  Read more
17 April 2019 - 10:08am
In response to today’s publication of an open letter from Mark Carney and Villeroy De Galhau accompanying the launch of a report from the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS), Gudrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community, said: Read more
4 April 2019 - 12:01am
Gender pay gap reporting alone is not enough and should include a clear narrative and action plan with time-bound targets. Action plans need to be communicated transparently internally and externally. Read more
11 March 2019 - 3:42pm
Matt Appleby, BITC Cymru director, says that humanity has just 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe – and we have to work together to do so   Read more
27 February 2019 - 4:43pm
​It was announced in Prime Ministers Questions today that the government will create a fund for £1.6 billion that will include town deals. The announcement, part of the government’s commitment to town regeneration is one that the Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership under the umbrella of Business in the Community, welcomes wholeheartedly. Read more
25 February 2019 - 4:11pm
Business in the Community, The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, has announced that it has appointed Drake Dubin, Commissioner at the US/UK Fulbright Commission, as its new Chief Operating Officer. Read more
21 February 2019 - 10:25am
Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network - challenged business to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent catastrophic climate change at the Waste to Wealth event, held at Glasgow’s 2 Read more
30 January 2019 - 1:54pm
The UK Supreme Court has issued a ruling stating that the criminal records disclosure regime, as it applies to multiple convictions and childhood warnings and reprimands, is disproportionate. Jessica Rose, Campaign Manager at Business in the Community responds. Read more
17 January 2019 - 2:11pm
The BITC Cymru team love going out and getting communities really speaking to each other – businesses and community groups who can work together to make the societies in which we live stronger, happier and more sustainable. We held four ‘conversations’ last year and they worked – so we’re doing two more now this year. Find out what our Community Conversations are all about. Read more
6 December 2018 - 1:27pm
Business in the Communities 2018 AGM took place on Thursday 6 December 2018 Read more
5 December 2018 - 9:00am
A new and simple guide to help more businesses in Wales employ Ex-Armed Forces personnel will be launched today Read more
22 November 2018 - 12:13am
Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network will challenge business to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent catastrophic climate change at the Waste to Wealth Summit, held today. Read more
29 October 2018 - 5:55pm
Budget 2018:  Revitalising UK high streets could boost communities around the country Read more
29 October 2018 - 5:37pm
Budget 2018:  Investment in green spaces generates real business benefits   Read more

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