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.

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Carrier bag charge aims to make Scotland greener and cleaner

20 October 2014: New Scottish Government legislation comes into force today requiring retailers to charge customers for both plastic and paper carrier bags. The decision follows a public consultation which concluded that a charge would offer environmental and social benefits in line with ambitions to tackle litter and promote behaviours consistent with a zero waste […]

Staff come together to “Clean Glasgow”

16 October 2014: Staff from private, public and third sector businesses across the city joined together to give an area in the west end of Glasgow a boost as part of Scottish Business in the Community’s Clean Glasgow Project in partnership with Community Safety Glasgow. SBC’s Glasgow Hub provided the businesses and organisations with the opportunity […]

More Scottish businesses switching to electric vehicle fleets

15 October 2014: Businesses in Scotland are increasingly integrating electric vehicles (EV) into their fleets and new research by the Energy Saving Trust has put the average fuel saving each year at £1400 with 85% of EV owners having no intention to go back to a petrol/diesel vehicle. The rising trend has resulted in a […]

Big Energy Saving Week

15 October 2014: Citizens Advice will be offering a series of free events across the country to help consumers lower their bills and save energy. Research has found that switching appliances off standby could save Scottish households £150 million a year. Big Energy Saving Week will be full of advice on practical steps consumers can […]