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BITC Feature: 8 Steps Businesses Can Take To Reduce Their Plastic

11 June 2018

This piece is from Business in the Community written by Environment Director, Gudrun Cartwright. You can read the original article on their website here.   We’ve teamed up with Business in the Community and the Environment Agency to help the UK’s leading figures go into schools across the country to speak about the issue of plastic waste and what their […]

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Press Release: Great British Plastics Challenge National Campaign Launch

8 June 2018

Leaders and influencers go back to school to persuade students to say no to plastic   Speakers for Schools, supported by Business in the Community (BITC), Mouvement for Change and the Environment Agency, is teaming up with passionate advocates to inspire young people across the UK to take action against plastic waste. Launching on World […]

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Q&A with Clare Martin, Group HR Director at Jardine Motors Group

1 June 2018

An authorised franchisee for 20 manufacturers, operating at over 70 locations nationwide, Jardine Motors Group is one of the UK’s top automotive retailers, employing over 3,500 team members, across industry-leading brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Porsche, Audi and McLaren.  We asked Clare Martin, their Group HR Director about her views on S4SNextGen and why Jardine Motors Group […]

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Students get a taste of music & TV production, corporate comms and more!

23 April 2018

Jonas and Charlenessa at CCA Entertainment    This Easter over 35 students attended work placements as part of Speakers For School’s work experience programme, S4SNextGen. From music production to law, this term’s hosts included: CCA Entertainment Endemol Shine Enders Analysis  Gibson Dunn Ofcom Portland Tulchan Communications Virgin Money  Our programme is attracting more and more organisations from a diverse […]

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Useful resources from our #Skills2030 campaign

19 April 2018

Bruce Daisley at Chorlton High School (Courtesy of Chorlton High School)   Over March, 30 of the UK’s leading figures from tech, business, media and more gave school talks on what skills they thought young people would need in the future. On this page, you will find resources surrounding this important topic such as video interviews, top […]

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