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Ever been left wondering where to start your community or environmental programme? Or perhaps you have not been able to find the right community partner to work with. Heart of the City's 'Find a Charity' tool will present Heart of the City's (HotC) network with over 700 community groups they can partner and create lasting partnerships with.
Tackling Community and Environment issues has big benefits for business, but start small! This was the message that came from two of contributor businesses at Heart of the City's (HotC) 'Trends in Environment and Community Responsibility' workshop held at BLP law on Thursday 23rd June 2016.
City Bridge Trust and UBS have launched the third round of the Stepping Stones Fund. This programme provides grants to charitable organisations across Greater London who want to get ready for social investment. So far 32 charities have received a total of £1.6 million for investment readiness projects.
Britain's workforce is now more educated and has more graduates than ever before. Conversely, successful programmes for the worst educated has seen numbers of those with lower qualifications continue to shrink. However, two-fifths of the workforce remains overlooked with very little known about pay progression amongst non-graduates with 5 A-C GSCEs or more. Nationally this is significant, as failure to assist this group has been identified as a primary cause for the UK's productivity lagging behind other advanced economies.