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Mental health during lockdown and beyond – what can your business do to support your staff?

In recent years, the conversation around mental health has grown and collectively we’ve become better at talking about it more openly. However, coronavirus has catapulted mental health right to the...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 30.06.20
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Appeal for donations to help socially distanced pupils do their schoolwork

Companies are being encouraged to give their old computer equipment to help young learners struggling to do their schoolwork at home. The appeal for used desktop and laptop computers is being made by...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.06.20
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Young Bristol receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
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Young Bristol have today been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Young Bristol is an outstanding provider of community-...
Hannah Somers
Posted on: 08.06.20
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How COVID-19 is impacting the environment and sustainability

Given the sweeping change and unprecedented circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to overlook some other issues that would otherwise be in the forefront of our minds. The...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 27.05.20
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Rebuilding with compassion - recovery from the coronavirus
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This city region has a long been recognised as a leader of sustainable causes, earning Bristol its European Green Capital title in 2015. Since then, concerns around climate have soared, culminating...
Pippa Gibbs Joubert
Posted on: 21.04.20
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Charities innovating in a crisis

Charities are coming together, adapting usual ways of working and creating a positive wave to keep on providing help and support to those who need it most. The charitable sector in the UK makes up an...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 20.04.20
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Staff workshop kick starts climate change conversation

Scientific consensus is such that now is the time for action on climate change. With the 2010s the warmest decade on record, businesses can no longer sit on the side-lines and drastic changes in the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 28.02.20
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A cleaner, greener and more business friendly alternative to Bristol’s diesel ban

Bristol has a serious pollution problem – many of our city centre streets are breaking legal air pollution limits, with knock on effects for the health of our families, workers and visitors. Central...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 26.02.20
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The ISO 14001 environmental management system – what is it and how do businesses benefit?

You may have seen ISO 9001 or ISO 14001 written on product packaging, corporate websites or even on advertisements, but what do these cryptic ciphers stand for? Does the mere sight of them leave you...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.02.20
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