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8 June 2018 - 2:06pm
Today (8 June), the Royal Society for Public Health has published a report on how attitudes to ageing affect health and wellbeing. The report finds that ageist views are held across the generations, and that an ageing society is viewed by many as a challenge rather than an opportunity. Read more
24 May 2018 - 8:43am
By using the Business in the Community Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco toolkit, in association with Public Health England, you can support your employees wellbeing to reduce sickness, absence, and improve mental wellbeing and productivity Read more
18 May 2018 - 11:42am
Neil, SME Engagement Lead at the National Cyber Security Centre, highlights how cyber security breaches have affected businesses in the last year. As well as offering guidance on what to do to prevent a breach from occurring. Read more
10 May 2018 - 2:00pm
Libby Sandbrook, Head of Circular Economy at Business in the Community, comments on today's announcement about the new Environmental Principles and Governance Bill Read more
4 May 2018 - 10:09am
Launched today, we are proud to be supporters of the Skills Builder framework - a cross-sector movement to build the essential skills, such as creativity and teamwork, which children and young people need for success. Read more
26 April 2018 - 11:06pm
The 2018 Green Hotelier Awards have named the world’s most eco-friendly and sustainable hotels as part of Responsible Business Week. Read more
25 April 2018 - 9:00am
Speaking on the first day of Responsible Business Week, the First Minister Carwyn Jones called on responsible companies of all sizes and sectors to help deliver inclusive economic growth for all communities in Wales. Read more
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 cyber attacks Read more
19 April 2018 - 9:54pm
Joint working between public, private and third sectors is key to enhancing inclusive and sustainable growth, Business in the Community (BITC) Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow has said following a discussion with senior business leaders, policy experts and the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. Read more
13 April 2018 - 3:22pm
Bristol City Council has become the first local authority in the UK to become a Ban the Box employer, removing barriers to employment for people with criminal convictions. Read more
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.  Read more
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
1 March 2018 - 10:32am
Ban the Box calls on UK employers to give ex-offenders a fair chance to compete for jobs by removing the tick box from application forms and asking abo Read more
21 February 2018 - 9:00am
Best Employers for Race 2018 Survey opened for entries Read more
7 February 2018 - 4:01pm
Business in the Community acknowledges the positive Government reaction to the Taylor Review. Read more
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
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
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 Read more
18 January 2018 - 11:07am
Business in the Community has once again received funding from People’s Postcode Lottery, helping us to transform lives and communities through employment. Read more

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