Opinion

  • Responsible business for all

    Responsible business for all

      Clare Rudall (Head of Membership, Business in the Community Cymru) reflects on a recent business breakfast, designed to bring together smaller...

    Read more
  • Forum reflections

    Forum reflections

    Clare Rudall (Head of Membership, Business in the Community Cymru) looks back at a past Members’ Forum event from June this year and considers the...

    Read more
  • Stack it, Pack it, Post it: Veolia’s coffee cup recycling service

    Stack it, Pack it, Post it: Veolia’s coffee cup recycling service

    coffeeusethisone.jpg   The latest YouGov research reveals 52 per cent of regular takeaway hot drink consumers, those that...

    Read more
  • The role of business in Wales

    The role of business in Wales

    Following the Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner, Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru), reflects on the current and future role of business in...

    Read more
  • How your business can support Haringey’s regeneration plans

    How your business can support Haringey’s regeneration plans

    The London Borough of Haringey has some of the highest unemployment figures in London. According to the Office for National statistics, Tottenham has...

    Read more
  • Incorporating veterans into your hiring strategy

    Incorporating veterans into your hiring strategy

    Ahead of Armed Forces Day, Former Group HR Director of The Go-Ahead Group, Val Proctor, shares her experiences of building a veteran employment...

    Read more
  • 7 ways you can improve social mobility in your business

    7 ways you can improve social mobility in your business

    This week the government published its first ever Social Mobility Employer Index to announce the top 50 UK employers who have taken the most action to...

    Read more
  • Business in the Community's call to the next Government

    Business in the Community's call to the next Government

    Dear Prime Minister, We know there are many challenges for the next Parliament but we believe so much could be achieved for our nation and local...

    Read more
  • Work is changing

    Work is changing

    With significant changes in demographics impacting all kinds of companies and workplaces, Matt Appleby (Director, Business in the Community Cymru)...

    Read more
  • The Power of Positive Shopping

    The Power of Positive Shopping

    Jane Langley, Founder and Curator of BluePatch.org on her campaign to connect makers, retailers and shoppers   Despite the fact that the UK is a global...

    Read more
  • Having better conversations

    Having better conversations

    Jill Salter (Head of Community Impact, Business in the Community Cymru) reflects on a recent Community Conversation event held in Newport in May and the...

    Read more
  • How volunteering helps communities to connect

    How volunteering helps communities to connect

    As Volunteers' Week draws to a close, it is important to both thank people for the amazing work that they do as volunteers, and highlight the on-going...

    Read more
  • Facing up to Automation – Responsibly

    Facing up to Automation – Responsibly

    John Williams, Director of Digital Strategy at ILM, on how businesses should face up to automation responsibly “The first rule of any technology used in...

    Read more
  • Share Your Pledge Day

    Share Your Pledge Day

      Share Your Pledge Day, will be taking place on 7 June (Wednesday) as part of National Volunteers' Week, in a bid to promote positive social action...

    Read more
  • The world moves on – with or without America

    The world moves on – with or without America

    I know I was not alone in feeling dismay and anger as I watched US president Trump announce that the USA would be withdrawing from the Paris Agreement of...

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

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

    ...it automatically excludes people with criminal convictions? This is the question we asked law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP to explore, in...

    Read more
  • Marketplace Insights: June 2017 edition

    The latest news, research and buzz on purpose-driven brands and customer trust from Business in the Community's Marketplace team. Sign up to be alerted each time we publish a new...

    Read more
  • Are Responsible Investors able to change the financial system?

    Are Responsible Investors able to change the financial system?

    The finance industry needs to work better together to serve a community beyond shareholders alone. The responsibility lies not with one link in the...

    Read more
  • Why do I think Ban the Box is a good idea?

    Why do I think Ban the Box is a good idea?

    This post was originally published by Michaela Booth on her blog Michaela Movement. It highlights the impact of the criminal conviction tick box, and...

    Read more
  • BITC and Black Country Consortium win Careers & Enterprise Company Award

    BITC and Black Country Consortium win Careers & Enterprise Company Award

    Business in the Community’s Education team, together with their partners in the Black Country Consortium, have won the Careers & Enterprise Company’s...

    Read more
  • loading
    Loading More...