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The vast majority of UK businesses thrive on digital. Despite such a vast pool of opportunities for young talent, Britain is failing to embed digital literacy across the whole country. To address the nation’s talent pipeline problem, digital and tech trade body Bima is calling on the government to take action, setting the grounds for Digital Day 2019.

81% of UK doctors and GP’s think that skilled volunteers, who would use their professional skills to support the NHS could bring a real benefit to patients, and to the NHS itself.

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The vast majority of UK businesses thrive on digital. Despite such a vast pool of opportunities for young talent, Britain is failing to embed digital literacy across the whole country. To address the nation’s talent pipeline problem, digital and tech trade body Bima is calling on the government to take action, setting the grounds for Digital Day 2019.
81% of UK doctors and GP’s think that skilled volunteers, who would use their professional skills to support the NHS could bring a real benefit to patients, and to the NHS itself.
July research from brand consultancy Brandpie shows that 97% of CEOs think organisations need to have a purpose, whether it is a general interest aim, an environmental one or at least something more than just making profits. But according to this survey which took place in France, Germany, the US and the UK, only 29% of CEOs feel the purpose is better pursued thanks to them.
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The challenges of communicating with remote workforces have often been deemed too difficult to overcome, leading organisations to focus on inappropriate solutions. To help overcome this, communication consultancy Redefining Communications has conducted a survey across seven major organisations, in a collaboration with software company SocialOptic.
Motivation in the workplace can stagger at times, leading to stress and mental health issues. Some obstacles appear too difficult to overcome, and companies rarely do enough to tackle the problem before it becomes serious. Executive consultancy Rutbusters has carried out a survey to understand the extent of low energy and feelings of dissatisfaction at work.
Adding up to the North Face’s initiatives to tackle climate change, the clothing company has teamed up with National Geographic, to upcycle single-use plastics into a wearable range of apparel.
Rethink Mental Illness is a charity that helps millions of people by challenging misconceptions and helping people confronted with breakdown and social dependance, with over 200 mental health services across England. But after a dramatic rise in public demand for information, Rethink Mental Illness took a big step when they decided to build a new website with London based agency Dam Digital. The new site has been designed in a modern way, with quicker and easier access to information and support.
This month has seen a number of new initiatives in sustainability, CSR and corporate partnerships and sponsorships. In this review, we examine some of the news in this area from the past month.