development

Grants and Proposals Guide for Community Businesses and Organisations – Free download

In 2019, as part of the ‘Empowering Places’ programme, BUD partnered with the fantastic people at Co-operatives UK, Centre4 and Power to Change to help connect Community Businesses with opportunities to grow and develop.  “Over the past five years the Empowering Places programme, funded by Power to Change and delivered in partnership with Co-operatives UK,…

Gender inequalities  – why do they happen?

It is well documented that there are gender-related inequalities in some of the UK’s biggest companies and industries.  For example, women make up just 0.81% of all mechanics, technicians and electricians. There is also evidence of a correlation between gender imbalances in industry and a gender pay gap; as an example, Tool makers, tool fitters…

Embracing change – why it matters 

Work IS changing.  Summarised by the Cranfield School of Management, “the nature of work, the workforce and work relations are being reshaped by changing demographics and greater diversity, increased global integration, technological advancement and increased competitive pressures for organisations, both in product markets and for employees due to socio, political and economic shifts.”  You might…