Press Releases


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We are more likely to succeed if we can give young people essential skills early and we need business to take action.

22 March 2018 - 7:08am
Rachael Saunders, Business in the Community Education Director introduces The Whole School, Whole Child report published today that contains invaluable resources to support school-business partnerships.   ...

Partner with us to leverage intergenerational working

15 March 2018 - 11:02am
  We are delighted to announce a new partnership opportunity that has been created to support employers respond effectively to the ageing population and the needs of older workers, leveraging the benefits of effective intergenerational working.  "The Age leadership team at Business in the...
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BITC Scotland highlights importance of Scotland becoming a Good Food Nation at Holyrood event

14 March 2018 - 10:40am
BITC Scotland is celebrating the importance of food, education and school in Scotland’s Year of Young People with a Parliamentary Reception ahead of the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Good Food Nation Bill. Read more.

Move more, eat healthier and be a better business

6 March 2018 - 10:03pm
Dr Justin Varney, National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England writes of the importance of physical activity and how employers can have a positive or negative impact on an employees attitude to physical wellbeing.  Moving and eating are fundamental parts of daily life for...

Race at Work: New Government backed survey launched

21 February 2018 - 11:06am
Business in the Community has launched an updated version of its 2015 Race at Work survey, supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). A launch event in central London, marks the one-year anniversary of the publication of the McGregor-Smith Review of race in the...

The government responds to Taylor review of modern working practices

7 February 2018 - 4:01pm
Business in the Community acknowledges the positive Government reaction to the Taylor Review. Read more.
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Groundbreaking research launches today

24 January 2018 - 7:30am
New research exploring organisational barriers and enablers for men with caring responsibilities. Read more.

New project designed to change the lives of both men and women

18 January 2018 - 9:27am
Chloe Chambraud, Business in the Community Gender Equality Director, introduces a new groundbreaking project. We spend 35% of our waking hours at work - almost a third of our lives - but our so-called “work-life balance” has deteriorated over the last few years. Given the fact that work-life...

Business Engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals: The Global Challenge; the Global Opportunity

18 July 2017 - 4:57pm
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (The Goals or SDGs), provide a comprehensive framework for action, that must be taken to end extreme poverty, inequality and address climate change by 2030. According to research delivering The Goals has the potential to unlock $12 trillion in business...

Sexual misconduct and the charity sector

21 March 2018 - 10:12am
The recent media attention surrounding humanitarian organisations as a result of the Oxfam Sexual Harassment scandal during the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, has put a spotlight on the role of the charity sector in disaster and conflict situations, where those receiving aid are often extremely...