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15 October 2019 - 4:54pm
New analysis released today from the University and College Union (UCU) has revealed that black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) staff in universities are less likely to hold senior jobs and are paid less than their white colleagues1. Read more
14 October 2019 - 1:33pm
In response to the Government’s environmental plans outlined in today’s Queen’s Speech, Gudrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community (BITC), The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, commented:  Read more
9 October 2019 - 12:01am
Statistics released today by Business in the Community (BITC), the Prince’s responsible business network, show that many employers are missing an opportunity to equip their current and future employees with essential skills such as communication and problem-solving. Read more
2 October 2019 - 12:01am
The 2019 Race at Work Report published today by Business in the Community (BITC), The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, shows that many UK businesses are increasingly starting to measure and monitor some of key indicators that mark progress towards racial equality. Read more
1 October 2019 - 12:19pm
Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced at the Conservative party conference in Manchester that the government will commit to increasing the 'national living wage' to £10.50 over the next five years. Read more
23 September 2019 - 10:21am
By 2020, one in three workers will be over 501.  Wales’ future workforce will be an older workforce and preparations must be made to make the most of the experience and expertise of older employees. Read more
23 September 2019 - 12:00am
Two in five (39 per cent) UK workers experienced symptoms of poor mental health related to work in the past year. Read more
19 September 2019 - 10:08am
Tomorrow (20 September), adults will join forces with students to inspire a call to action on the Earth’s climate and ecological emergencies. In response, Business in the Community, The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, has urged businesses to move beyond words of intent and act now to solve our planetary crises. Read more
17 September 2019 - 10:59am
Jessica Rose, employment campaign manager at Business in the Community responds to new figures by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which show that the number of people living in temporary accommodation is rising in England:  Read more
10 September 2019 - 10:48am
In response to the ONS (Office for National Statistics) UK monthly unemployment figures published this morning, Nicola Inge, employment and skills campaign director at Business in the Community, said:  Read more
6 September 2019 - 3:04pm
The government has followed the House of Lords' Regenerating Seaside Towns Committee's recommendation, to give Blackpool a town deal in a major step forward in securing its future. Read more
29 August 2019 - 10:24am
Louise Aston, Wellbeing Campaign Director at Business in the Community responds to research, carried out by Censuswide, published today by Slater and Gordon showing that a quarter of people have had to leave at least one job in the pas Read more
23 August 2019 - 12:12pm
In response to the ONS UK Population Overview report published this morning, Anne Willmot, age campaign director at Business in the Community, commented:  Read more
22 August 2019 - 11:28am
Today’s publication of the 2019 GCSE results reveal a marked difference in grades between rich and poor pupils. Read more
15 August 2019 - 12:01am
Ahead of the publication of the 2019 A-level results, Rachael Saunders, Education Campaign Director at Business in the Community, says: Read more
14 August 2019 - 12:49pm
Organisations from the education and employment sectors, including Business in the Community, have united to build a universal framework of essential skills for workplaces of the future. Read more
13 August 2019 - 10:56am
Nicola Inge, employment director at Business in the Community, commented:  Read more

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