This is one of six films showcasing the heritage and businesses from different regions in the UK, of which are growing through their relationship with Barclays corporate
Deloitte believe in an environment in which their people are recognised and respected for their own strengths, values and perspectives. They believe that it’s only within such an environment that employees can truly be at their best.
To this end, they’re working hard to ensure they provide a working environment where everyone feels able to be themselves and can thrive, develop and succeed. Creating an inclusive environment is not a challenge unique to Deloitte; by uploading the film to YouTube and allowing people to share it with others Deloitte hope to inspire them on their own journeys of respect and inclusion.
To date the film has been viewed over 228,000 on YouTube and has won a multitude of major film festival awards.
BT is a long-standing supporter of Sport Relief, and in January 2014 a group of BT volunteers went to Tanzania to visit projects they’ve helped fund. We trained the volunteers in how to shoot professional-looking footage and what to shoot to help tell their story. The volunteers filmed and photographed their experience using iPhones and other devices, sent us the raw material, and we edited this short, moving record of their visit.
With just 24% achieving 5 A*-C grades, including English and Maths, research suggests white working-class boys achieve the lowest GCSE grades of any main ethnic group.
Barclays wanted a video to highlight their ‘LifeSkills’ initiative currently being piloted in schools. The aim of the scheme is to provide intensive training for those groups in society who need extra support and to ultimately raise their aspirations.