Good Work & Inclusive Growth

This leadership breakfast, in partnership with the British Royal Legion, will focus on how companies can capitalise on the talent of military veterans who are looking to move into civilian employment.
​By the end of the 2021 parliament, the Scottish Government will have extended Fair Work criteria to many funding streams, business support grants and public contracts. This webinar is an opportunity to discuss what that means in practice for Scottish businesses and influence the implementation.
To futureproof businesses, everyone must be equipped with the ability to recognise, develop and articulate the skills they need to be successful in work. It is not a new challenge, but is one that must be tackled with increasing urgency.
This event, supported by Mercer Marsh Benefits and the Business in the Community (BITC) Wellbeing Leadership Team launches BITC's Mental Health at Work report 2019 in Scotland.Find out about the wellbeing of Scotland's workforce, the implications and what needs to be done to address the issues.
Join Business in the Community (BITC) Scotland and special guest speaker, Lauren Chiren of Women of a Certain Stage, to find out how you can ensure your business is ready, willing and able to support women experiencing menopause. 
In response to the launch of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Deaton Review today, Catherine Sermon, director of campaigns at Business in the Community, said:
Recognising the need to improve wellbeing to reduce the cost of sickness absence and improve working lives, infrastructure support company Amey set about trying to increase the uptake and relevance of fringe benefits among their lowest paid staff.
Not too many high street names can claim to have a Director of Happiness, but that is one of the things that sets Timpson apart. The company prides itself on looking after its 5,800 colleagues and has recently been recognised with an EY Family Business Award of Excellence for its ‘upside down management’ approach and employment of ex-offenders.