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We are more likely to succeed if we can give young people essential skills early.

by Rachael Saunders 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...

Sexual misconduct and the charity sector

by assupsTods assupsTods 21 March 2018 - 10:12am

The recent media attention surrounding humanitarian organisations as a result of the Oxfam Sexual Harassment scandal during the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, has put a spotlight on the role of the...

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JLL - Creating more value with fewer resources in real estate

by Guest Editor 21 February 2018 - 12:00am

Marit van Rheenen, Associate Director, Upstream Sustainability Services, JLL, on when performance matters most 

The recent Chinese ban on the import of...

Why should we invest in teachers?

by Web Editor 19 January 2018 - 11:04am

Ian Duffy, BP, and Yvonne Baker, STEM Learning Ltd, discuss the challenges surrounding the retention of teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM...

New project designed to change the lives of both men and women

by Chloe Chambraud 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...

Regaining confidence through Ready for Work

by Charlotte Gibb 2 January 2018 - 4:03pm

Single mum Kara had been out of work for six years before she found out about ...

What next for Business in the Community and Education?

by Rachael Saunders 6 November 2017 - 8:34pm

Rachael Saunders, Education Director at Business in the Community, on the change that is needed to make the most of the talent and ability of every child in the UK

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Mental Health at Work and the elephant in the room

by Louise Aston 4 October 2017 - 4:02am

 

 

Louise Aston, Business in the Community Wellbeing Director shares her shock and anger at the statistics within the Mental Health at...

Turning the Tide: London's super sewer sets a new standard in responsible recruitment

by Samantha Di Talamo 21 July 2017 - 9:33am

It’s hard to get your head around the sheer size and scale of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, London’s solution to sewage overflow into the river Thames. Once constructed, it will be 7.2 m in diameter...

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The Power of Positive Shopping

by Web Editor 12 June 2017 - 10:40am

Jane Langley, Founder and Curator of...

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Could my company be at risk of indirect discrimination if...?

by Nicola Inge 1 June 2017 - 4:22pm

...it automatically excludes people with criminal convictions?

This is the question we asked law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus...

Finance Wales

Why it matters

by David Hoare 8 March 2017 - 8:00am

Speaking in the week that Finance Wales hosted the judging day for the Wales Responsible Business Awards 2017, Giles Thorley (Chief Executive, Finance Wales) reflects on the importance of...

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How IBM and Stop the Traffik are taking on the traffickers with technology

by Mark Wakefield 9 December 2016 - 11:41am

On International Human Rights Day, Mark Wakefield, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM UK explains how the company has been helping to prevent human trafficking...

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Come hell or high water, this shop will go on: How resilient repairs kept Cockermouth's Toy Shop open

by Isobel McCallum 26 October 2016 - 12:37pm

Cockermouth has experienced three major floods in one decade.  Toy Shop owner, Jonty Chippendale was unfortunate to suffer from two of them, in both 2009 and...

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Why BERG is backing resilient repairs

by Joseph Tabone 20 January 2016 - 12:20pm

Joey Tabone, Head of The Prince's Business Emergency Resilience Group writes about the importance of building in resilience when helping communities recover from...

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