Tackling In-Work Poverty

SBC is working with businesses across the country to tackle in-work poverty.

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Scottish Business in the Community (SBC) works with our members and partners to strengthen communities so people can thrive, businesses can flourish sustainably and Scotland is a greener place in which to live.

Christmas message from Jane Wood

This time of year provides a natural opportunity to reflect on what Scottish Business in the Community and our member companies have achieved in the last twelve months. And there is a great deal to be proud of.  Our successful Call to Action, another worthy set of award winners, a significant and sustained impact upon […]

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Get your business ready for winter

Recent winters have seen extreme weather across the UK and overseas with widespread disruption to business operations and damage to property. For some there has been a long, difficult process of recovery, while for others, it has meant the end of the road.  The United States Small Business Administration found that more than 90 percent […]

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Need some new skills & fresh ideas for your business?

18 December 2014: Adopt an Intern is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to help graduates onto the career ladder through paid internships, allowing businesses easy and affordable access to talented staff on a temporary or permanent basis. The organisation has placed over 700 graduates in 4 years, with 77% going straight into permanent employment across every […]

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Shoppers urged to buy fairly traded food and gifts this Christmas

17 December 2014: International Development Minister Humza Yousaf has urged shoppers in Scotland to opt for a Christmas with a conscience this year. Mr Yousaf officially opened the Ethical Christmas Fair at Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal, where he met Fairtrade stockists from across Scotland and producers of fairly traded and ethically sourced goods from Kenya and […]

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Scottish Government aims to cut youth unemployment by 40%

15 December 2014: The Scottish Government has announced a new youth employment strategy that aims to bring closer links between schools, colleges and employers in order to bring a 40% cut in youth unemployment over the next seven years. The new publication reflects the changing economic conditions and is a response to the report by […]