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Talking social mobility - opportunities to enhance it within your business

Whilst we’re seeing some fantastic examples of social mobility initiatives, many businesses struggle to grasp how to embrace the social mobility agenda and support it in their firms. Here are some top tips for your business.

Heart of the City receives a 5-year grant from City Bridge Trust

Heart of the City is pleased to announce that we have been awarded £475,000 over five years from the City Bridge Trust as one of their strategic partners, which will enable us to continue delivering and expanding our membership programme in London.

HotC Highlight March: Applying for Awards

This month for our HotC Highlight we are sharing some top tips on applying for awards, along with a list of CSR awards and categories you might like to consider as a small business.

How can SMEs support women and diversity?

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we hear from Heart of the City Foundation member Obelisk Support on their innovative flexible approach to working and share some top tips on what SMEs can do to support women in the workplace.

5 Top Tips to running a successful apprenticeship programme from K&M Training School

We chat with K&M Decorating to discover what inspired them to start their apprenticeship programme over two decades ago & uncover the challenges and business benefits of apprenticeship programmes.

#NAW2018 Special: Q&A with Apprentices

John & Matthew are two young apprentices at the K&M Training School. For National Apprenticeship Week, they share their experience & tips for businesses seeking to work with apprentices, as well as for young people starting their apprenticeship journey.

How small businesses can achieve high impact through employee volunteering.

Natalie Tucker, Senior Manager at Three Hands, shares details of their recent employee volunteering report and the opportunities for SMEs to achieve a real impact through employee volunteering.

Highlights from Heart of the City’s 2017 Impact Report

Heart of the City is pleased to launch our 2017 Impact Report where we explore highlights and achievements from the past year. In this report we also share member profiles and testimonials and a summary of our financial activities.

HotC Highlight February - GivX

This month for our HotC Highlight, we are sharing some great resources from GivX, the UK Corporate Giving Index by Benefacto.

Noa Burger: A Newbie's Guide to Responsible Business

The responsible business movement asks businesses to take responsibility for all of their economic, social & environmental impacts. Noa Burger from City of London Corporation shares this great piece for those new to responsible business.

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