Press release index

October 2017

Best Employers for Race and Race Equality Awards 2017
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May 2017

Press release: UK employers asked to publish age data in support of Business Champion older workers target
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April 2017

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women announced
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March 2017

Business in the Community repond to the inquiry on fathers being failed in the workplace
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February 2017

20 February 2017 
'Same But Different’ exhibition at City Hall to challenge assumptions about women at
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6 February 2017
Business Champion for Older Workers calls for a million more older people in work by 2022

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November 2016

8 November 2016 
Major new report calls for more ethnically diverse boardrooms
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October 2016

12 October 2016
11 employers win for race equality

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04 October 2016
Business in the Community launches new report:  Mental Health at Work Report 2016

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September 2016

05 September 2016
Business in the Community launches new report, Age at Work: Retain, Retrain, Recruit, supported by the Centre for Ageing Better.
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June 2016

13 June 2016
Business in the Community calls on men to open up about mental health at work
Men's Health Week 2016

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May 2016

16 May 2016
Business in the Community launches National Mental Wellbeing Survey. 

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April 2016

21 April 2016
Top Employers Win at UK Gender Equality Awards

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21 April 2016
The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2016
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March 2016 

22 March 2016
Select Committee gender pay gap reform recommendations are welcomed
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21 March 2016
UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Dicrimination
Regional trends infographic, toolkit and factsheet. 

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03 March 2016
State Pension Age Review Announced
Parliament legislated in the Pensions Act 2014 for a review of State Pension age to be conducted at least once every 6 years.
This will be the first of these reviews.
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February 2016 

22 February 2016
Unlawful adverts jeopardise job opportunities says Commission

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18 February 2016
Decline in unemployment rates welcomed but for BAME groups there is still work to be done.
Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director comments on the latest ONS statistics by ethnic group. 

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15 February 2016
Business in the Community Race Equality Awards 2016 - now open for entry
Now in their 10th year, the awards recognise public and private sector organisations delivering best practice on workplace race equality at all levels.
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12 February 2016
Gender pay gap draft regulations published
The Government published its draft regulations on gender pay gap reporting for organisations with over 250 employees. 
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4 February 2016
Line managers key to improving wellbeing at work
The report, ‘Leading on mental wellbeing: transforming the role of line managers’, calls on all businesses to sign up to Mind’s Time to Change organisational pledge and to introduce Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for managers. MHFA training is valuable for developing mental health literacy, spotting the early warning signs of mental ill health and building confidence to signpost people to appropriate sources of support – and is particularly relevant when set against a rise in common conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression.
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