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.

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Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Wellbeing – fuelling progression and innovation

24 April 2018 - 10:31pm
Louise Aston, Wellbeing Director at Business in the Community, on how we can use innovations in SMEs to ensure employee wellbeing is a core component of responsible business.  Wellbeing used to be positioned as a nice to have, fluffy bolt on, with fruit on Fridays and lunchtime Pilates. However,...

Bringing schools and businesses together

24 April 2018 - 1:34pm
Rachael Saunders, Education Director, Business in the Community on the role of education and business leaders in the regeneration of a community Ten years ago I had a list of names and addresses on my phone, of parents who wanted my help to keep their child out of St Paul’s Way school. Some, who...

Creating a positive impact in our community – what responsible businesses and their supply chain can achieve together

24 April 2018 - 1:33pm
Chris Newsome, Director of Asset Management at Anglian Water shares his thoughts on how Anglian Water has an emotional connection to the community that it not only serves but is part of.    Water is the ultimate local product. For the vast majority of customers in our region, the water in their...
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Take the new emergency Readiness Test for small businesses

23 April 2018 - 11:20pm
Business in the Community’s The Prince’s Business Emergency Resilience Group is launching a new tool to help small businesses prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies such as flooding, fire and cyberattacks Read more.

Collaboration and Innovation in the Shop Window

23 April 2018 - 4:57pm
  Peter Simpson, Chief Executive Officer – Anglian Water speaks of the Shop Window initiative and how the guidance contained within the document can be adapted to suit aspirations for collaborative working on a local basis.  We increasingly find ourselves in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and...

Welcome to Responsible Business Week 2018!

19 April 2018 - 11:14am
Amanda Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Business in the Community, welcomes Responsible Business Week 2018 and discusses how we can make the most of human potential in a Brave New World. It doesn’t feel all that long ago that I was opening my very first one as CEO of Business in the Community in 2017...
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Government announces plans for drinks bottle and can deposit scheme

29 March 2018 - 1:05pm
Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community comments on today's announcement that a deposit-return scheme is to be introduced. The scheme is expected to cover single-use glass and plastic bottles, and steel and aluminium cans. The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has...
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We are more likely to succeed if we can give young people essential skills early.

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.

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