The Skills Builder framework provides not only a shared language for these skills but also a step-by-step approach that makes it easy for teachers, youth workers and employers to teach these skills explicitly.
The paper should be read alongside the Business in the Community Circular Taskforce’s paper Resource Productivity and the Circular Economy: The opportunities for the UK economy which sets out key areas where the Taskforce would like to see collaboration and intervention to accelerate this transition and reap the benefits of a more circular approach.
The natural environment provides resilience, resources for growth and social capital for people and businesses. The value of natural assets is often overlooked in planning and management of cities, landscapes and sectors. These assets are at risk from over exploitation, degradation and the effects of climate change, creating risk for the businesses that rely on them.
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Unexpected events, such as flooding, fire or cyber attacks, can hit a small business hard. Yet, 43% of small businesses admit not having adequate disaster recovery plans.