Staff at Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate are after receiving royal recognition. The family business has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development – the pinnacle of achievement in the business world – in recognition of its...Read more
Blog & Opinion
Kate Hilton, Head of Membership South at BITC, muses on the exciting opportunity of inclusive digital transformation
According to Wikipedia (the fount of all knowledge) I’m just young enough to be classed as a ‘Millennial’. Growing up, I have watched technology change the natural rhythm...Read more
April 24th 2017, Business in the Community’s #RBWeek kicked off with the Sustainable Business Model Conference: The Role of Responsible Business and Sustainable Business Model in a Digital Era, aiming to inspire and support businesses to embed Sustainable Business Models into their business...Read more
A large number of informative Community Conversations have taken place across the country during Responsible Business Week (24-28 April).
The first Community Conversation, organised by BITC, was #cumbriahour on Monday 24 April....Read more
Adrian Fillingham, Project Manager at Canopus Solutions, an IT asset management recycling company based in Liverpool, discusses their eco-friendly initiative, which sees computer equipment recycled and shared amongst the community
All signs indicate that, regardless of Brexit, the UK...Read more
Young people are taking part in a nationwide series of 'Question Time' events held during this year's Responsible Business Week.
The interactive events are giving school pupils the opportunity to quiz local business leaders about responsible business in a panel format, and offering them ‘...Read more
Cybersecurity depends on many factors, not the least of which is people writes Javier Brias, Marketing & PR Manager, Secon Cyber Security
In 1993, when Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and proposed the creation of an Information Superhighway, the promise of a brave new...Read more
In RB Week, Dave Hoare from BITC Cymru considers the purpose of business and how a Dr Seuss story may have had it wrong all along.
There's a principle in business, that everybody knows is sound; it says the people with the money make the world go around. So I’m biggering my company, I'm...Read more
In late March, the Royal British Legion in Wales supported a workshop with Business in the Community Cymru, leading Welsh employers and partners. It examined and discussed the veteran employment gap in Wales – and the role business can take to address it. Ant Metcalfe (Area Director, Royal...Read more
Business in the Community and Accenture Strategy are urging businesses to provide all employees with digital skills training and lifelong learning to help them navigate the rapidly changing technological landscape.
This is one...Read more
Futurist Tom Cheesewright, discusses why during a time of digital transformation - looking after your customers and keeping agile are both key
Two years ago I was asked to give a guest lecture on the future kitchen. Kitchens have always been a low-volume, relatively high-value business. And...Read more
Susan Fouquier is Regional Managing Director of Business Banking at Royal Bank of Scotland and Chair of the Scottish National Action Plan for Responsible Business (SNAP-RB)
In the spring of 2016, I met with Business in the Community Scotland to hear more about a new, initiative designed...Read more
Alasdair Marks, Corporate Adviser at Business in the Community (BITC) on how organisations need to innovate in order to be sustainable
Five years ago I began a new career in sustainable business. It’s a relatively short period of time but the pace and scale of change in the world is...Read more
Sarah Lethbridge (Director of Executive Education, Cardiff Business School), considers the importance of innovation and collaboration in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing digital economy.
These are uncertain, challenging times. Brexit, now triggered but still undefined, looms large...Read more
The latest news, research and buzz on purpose-driven brands and customer trust from Business in the Community's Marketplace team.Read more
Professor James McCalman, Director, Centre for Strategy and Leadership, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth, discusses the university’s latest scheme which sees students shadow a responsible business leader
There is an unspoken assumption these days that we can make great...Read more
“I’m clear. There’s a real commercial advantage to our work with ex-offenders.” says Scott Hill, Human Resources Director – Commercial at Interserve. “I get access to a huge pool of talent that a large percentage of employers aren’t even looking at. Some of the most highly skilled people I’ve...Read more
Sam Di Talamo, Communications Manager for BITC’s Employment for Excluded Groups Team, explains why veterans are one source of talent that businesses can't afford to miss out on.
Britain is in the grip of a skills crisis, with staff shortages across a variety of sectors from healthcare to...Read more