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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 - 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
12 September 2018 - 8:00am
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15 August 2018 - 4:27pm
The results are in and whether it’s a time for students to celebrate or re-assess their options, business leaders should be looking at their role in every young person getting the most out of their education, leading to a successful working life and th Read more
1 August 2018 - 9:33am
Natural resources are finite, but the opportunities for resource-efficient, commercial success are not Read more
13 July 2018 - 9:37am
The United Nation’s World Youth Skills Day takes place this Sunday (15 June 2018). The day aims to raise awareness of the importance of helping young people to develop the skills they need for the workforce, reducing barriers to work and training, tackling youth unemployment and enabling all young people to access stable, productive and fulfilling work Read more
3 July 2018 - 10:37pm
Sixteen companies won awards at the 2018 Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards Read more
29 June 2018 - 4:13pm
The founding members of the Digital Champions Network have been announced Read more
29 June 2018 - 12:01am
Eight companies from across Wales have been announced as the overall category winners in the Wales Responsible Busines Awards 2018, sponsored by Swansea University School of Management. Read more
20 June 2018 - 1:00pm
Business in the Community’s Scotland Director leads the conversation at OECD's 2018 Forum on Responsible Business Conduct. Read more
14 June 2018 - 12:02pm
Government responds to fathers and the workplace inquiry – Business in the Community says employers need to adapt or risk losing best talent Read more
12 June 2018 - 8:25am
The world's leading hotel groups have united to address a critical human rights issue by supporting the International Tourism Partnership's Principles on Forced Labour. Read more
8 June 2018 - 2:06pm
Today (8 June), the Royal Society for Public Health has published a report on how attitudes to ageing affect health and wellbeing. The report finds that ageist views are held across the generations, and that an ageing society is viewed by many as a challenge rather than an opportunity. Read more
7 June 2018 - 9:59am
The Careers & Enterprise Company invests in Business in the Community's education programmes, to help bring the world of work to life for young people in Ipswich, Stoke and Bradford Read more

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