International Disaster Relief

The frequency and intensity of disasters will increase over the coming decades, and globalisation means the impacts of those disasters on business are increasingly evident. Business is now being called upon to scale up its response to such events by internal and external stakeholders.

Global Relief and Resilience Hub

Business Unique Contribution II

Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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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...
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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...

Employers of all sizes asked to share how they are addressing race diversity

21 February 2018 - 9:00am
Best Employers for Race 2018 Survey opened for entries Read more.
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Solving the challenge of plastic waste on the environment

1 February 2018 - 11:59am
On 31 January 2018, Business in the Community joined HRH The Prince of Wales and his International Sustainability Unit to discuss the challenge of plastic in the ocean. Read more.
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Thousands of Scottish youngsters benefit from skills for work and life

31 January 2018 - 2:42pm
More than 8,000 school children from across Scotland have taken part in LifeSkills workshops with the support of the team from Business in the Community Scotland and Barclays volunteers – with another 1,000 already booked. Read more.

We are at the heart of a revolution in how business, society and capitalism interconnect

25 January 2018 - 11:30am
BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow reflects on his time to date with BITC and finds a committed organisation that has never been more relevant than now. Towards the end of last year I attended our annual leadership summit in London. As a recent recruit to Business in the Community, it was the...
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New action plan launched to help employers act on rising in-work poverty

24 January 2018 - 7:43am
With financial concerns affecting the performance of workers across the UK, Business in the Community, with input from forward-thinking companies such as Starbucks, Royal Mail and integrated facilities management company Sodexo, has today launched an action plan for business to be part of the...

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