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6 December 2018 - 1:27pm
Business in the Communities 2018 AGM took place on Thursday 6 December 2018 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
29 October 2018 - 4:10pm
In response to the Chancellor announcing an increase in mental health spending in today’s Budget, Louise Aston, wellbeing director at Business in the Community comments on the need for businesses to focus on preventative measures and acknowledge the Read more
17 October 2018 - 12:01am
The Blackpool economy could grow by £1bn by 2030 with the creation and safeguarding of 10,000 jobs with the support of national Government, according to a Blackpool town prospectus, published today by the Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership.    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
29 October 2018 - 5:01pm
In response to the Chancellor announcing more support for small businesses to recruit apprenticeships in today’s Budget, Rachael Saunders, education director at Business in the Community comments on the need for increased flexibility to enable them to Read more
29 October 2018 - 4:58pm
In response to the Chancellor announcing details on a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recyclable plastic in today’s Budget, Gudrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community comments on the need for businesses t Read more
25 October 2018 - 1:07pm
Unlock has today published new research that shows that many companies continue to have criminal record declarations as a core part of their initial job application forms.  Read more
22 October 2018 - 9:49am
Just 17 of the 110 businesses signed up to Business in the Community's Ban the Box campaign have a presence in Scotland. This means many Scottish companies are missing out on an untapped pool of talent, while putting up barriers to people who seeking work in order to turn their lives around Read more
12 October 2018 - 4:31pm
From 15 to 26 October 2018, Business in the Community is marking the 5th anniversary of Ban the Box, which calls on UK employers to give ex-offenders a fair chance to compete for jobs by removing the criminal records tick box from application forms. Read more
11 October 2018 - 5:00pm
A pioneering workplace mental health campaign has launched in Scotland today in a joint initiative between PwC, Barclays, Business in the Community Scotland, SAMH and Samaritans. Read more
11 October 2018 - 11:44am
In response to today’s publication of Government workforce statistics, Anne Willmot, age director, Business in the Community said: "Government figures published this morning show that the numbers of older workers over the age of 50 continues to increas Read more
8 October 2018 - 11:26am
In response to today's publication of the IPPC's report on limiting global warming to 1.50C,  Gundrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community, said:    Read more
8 October 2018 - 8:00am
30% of Welsh workers are struggling to make ends meet, and fewer than half are satisfied with their current financial situation Read more
8 October 2018 - 7:07am
A quarter of employees are struggling to make ends meet, less than half are satisfied with their current financial situation  Read more
4 October 2018 - 11:00am
Business in the Community Scotland has added a wealth of new talent to its Advisory Board, strengthening its position as the authority and voice of resp Read more
3 October 2018 - 10:54am
Survivors of human trafficking will be able to build a safe and secure economic future for themselves thanks to a new partnership in India and Vietnam. Read more
26 September 2018 - 7:00am
Computing and coding skills, leadership and teamwork and aiming high, (eg seeking opportunities to challenge myself and increase my achievements) top the list of skills adult school-leavers wish they had learned at sch Read more

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