11 search results for "business against Poverty"

Voluntary living wage commitment from University of Bath to lift pay of 300 workers

April 23, 2018
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Voluntary living wage commitment from University of Bath to lift pay of 300 workers

The University of Bath, one of the city’s largest employers, is to pay the voluntary Living Wage from next month, it announced this afternoon. The university said it was committed to paying “at least” the voluntary Living Wage of £8.75 an hour to all staff – a move that will increase the pay of...

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Bath meet-up aims to create strong role models for the next generation of businesswomen

March 26, 2018
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Bath meet-up aims to create strong role models for the next generation of businesswomen

A monthly meet-up has been launched in Bath by an award-winning personal development facilitator and life motivator to inspire and encourage the city’s businesswomen.   Women Unmasked is the brainchild of Radstock-based Yvonne Bignall, who runs Yvonne B Ltd, a consultancy that supports women in business and helps them realise their potential. Yvonne, pictured, saw...

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Bath companies on shortlist for title of region’s happiest workplace

May 19, 2016
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Bath companies on shortlist for title of region’s happiest workplace

Two Bath firms are among the finalists in a contest to find the South West’s most cheerful workplace. Content marketing agency M2 Bespoke, based in Limpley Stoke, and charity Ethiopiaid, based in the Upper Borough Walls in the city centre, line up against nine other businesses from across the region for the coveted title....

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The House’s impact report for St John’s Hospital builds on its past to set out future ambitions

April 8, 2016
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The House’s impact report for St John’s Hospital builds on its past to set out future ambitions

Bath brand agency The House has helped city-based charitable foundation St John’s Hospital produce its first annual impact report in its 842-year history. The House has helped articulate the charity’s present impact and future ambitions and give local people a clear picture of its roots and priorities across its core areas of health and...

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National Living Wage pledge by recruitment company for all its candidates

March 10, 2016
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National Living Wage pledge by recruitment company for all its candidates

Independent recruitment company 24-7 Staffing has vowed to honour the new National Living Wage and use it as a starting point for pay for all candidates it places as well as its own staff. Coming into effect next month, the National Living Wage has been set at £7.20 per hour for those aged 25...

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Business backing for charity helping victims of Nepal earthquakes

June 5, 2015
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Business backing for charity helping victims of Nepal earthquakes

Trowbridge-based charity People Against Poverty and its sister organisation Business Against Poverty have helped hundreds of families in Nepal struggling to cope with the aftermath of devastating earthquakes which killed thousands of people last month. The charity had already been supporting relief programmes in Nepal for almost 10 years and had its own project...

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People against Poverty charity appoints youth ambassador to engage with region’s young people

January 16, 2015
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People against Poverty charity appoints youth ambassador to engage with region’s young people

Trowbridge-based charity People against Poverty (PaP) has appointed Jessica Docherty as its youth ambassador to launch a youth community that engages with under-25s from schools, colleges and other organisations across the South West. Jessica, pictured, currently a final year student of French with International Studies at Warwick University, worked with PaP for five weeks...

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Glittering ball will mark year of progress for charity Business against Poverty

November 19, 2014
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Glittering ball will mark year of progress for charity Business against Poverty

Business against Poverty (BaP), the business brand of Trowbridge-based charity People against Poverty (PaP), celebrates a year of growth, new initiatives and increased business support at its annual ball this Saturday at Bath’s Bailbrook House Hotel. BaP was launched in 2009 and is a membership-based initiative that brings together nearly 100 businesses that support...

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Business against Poverty to launch ethical values-added training courses

April 17, 2014
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Business against Poverty to launch ethical values-added training courses

Trowbridge-based charity People against Poverty’s business arm Business against Poverty (BaP) has launched the BaP Business Skills Academy to stage learning and development training programmes with ethical values at their core. BaP has just under 100 business members who support it through subscriptions, sponsorship and services and in return enjoy a series of profile-raising,...

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Pleas for Chancellor to use Autumn Statement to freeze business rates – but do nothing else

November 18, 2013
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Pleas for Chancellor to use Autumn Statement to freeze business rates – but do nothing else

The managing partner of West accountants Bishop Fleming has a simple, one-word recommendation for what Chancellor George Osborne should do in his Autumn Statement next month – nothing. Matthew Lee believes if the Chancellor, pictured, is serious about ensuring the economic recovery takes hold and benefits business then he should resist the temptation to...

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