Dr Justin Varney, Interim Strategy & Policy Lead at Business in the Community discusses the troubling findings of BITC's new report Working With Pride: Issues affecting LGBT+ people in the workplace, and outlines three steps businesses can take to address them, making their workplaces more...Read more
Blog & Opinion
BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow on why Scotland’s Waste to Wealth marks a crucial moment in time.
Another day, another event? Not this one. We all know the clock is ticking on climate change. The WWF say that we are the first generation to know we are destroying the world, and the...Read more
Chloe Chambraud, Gender Equality Director, Business in the Community, on how employers can work towards closing the gender pay gap in 2019 I hope that I will live long enough to see the gender gap close in my lifetime in the UK. At the current pace, it is estimated that it will take another 61... Read more
Andy Briggs, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK Insurance, AVIVA PLC and Business in the Community's Age Leadership Team Chair, on why companies must recognise the benefits of a multi-generational workforce.Read more
As we all wind down towards the festive season, head our separate ways and take time to be with our loved ones, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you and give you a heads up on our plans for early in the new year.
Firstly, let me wish you all a very Merry Christmas and all every...Read more
Nick Diamond, Business in the Community's Membership Engagement Director, on why 2018 was an exciting year for the Responsible Business agenda and how it demonstrated the power and positive effects that strength in numbers provides
We've seen an astonishing 78 new members join...
Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director, Business in the Community, responds to the the publication of the UK Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy. Today marks the launch of the long awaited Resources and Waste Strategy. Following hot on the heels of... Read more
Stephen Farrant, Director of Sustainability & Innovation, Business in the Community,...Read more
Stuart Lemmon, Managing Director, Carbon Clear (part of the EcoAct Group) and member of Business in the Community writes of the business benefits of being carbon neutralRead more
Bridget Jackson, PwC’s Corporate Sustainability Director, describes how PwC’s Going Circular programme has delivered...Read more
Gudrun Cartwright, Business in the Community's Environment Director, on why we need...Read more
Do you consider yourself to be a role model? The term ‘role model’ is commonly defined as someone worth imitating, based on their character or success. On the surface, a role model seems like an obviously positive concept – something to aspire to be, someone to look up to.
However, in...Read more
Today is World Tsunami Awareness Day. For many of us the moment we realised how deadly...Read more
Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director at Business in the Community, explains why the new Race at Work Charter is an important step towards improving outcomes for BAME employeesToday Business in the Community in partnership with the government is proud to be launching the Race at Work... Read more
Dr Cynthia Marks, Campaign Manager at BITC Scotland looks back on a successful conference that explored how Scotland can secure business and economic success as the workforce ages - and why the need to act is now.
BITC Scotland, in partnership with Age Scotland, CIPD, the Scottish...Read more
'I warmly welcome the launch of this strategic vision as a significant contribution to the rejuvenation of Blackpool over the next decade. It builds on the hard work and regeneration initiatives that have borne fruit in the town over the past ten years, despite the twin challenges of austerity... Read more
Tony Wood, Partner and UK Managing Director at Mercer Marsh Benefits, says the results from the latest Mental Health at Work report show progress is being made but there’s still a long way to go