the business community
partnership for Reading

Join us and make a difference to your local community

Connect Reading brings together business and communities in the Greater Reading area

Who are Connect Reading and What do we do?

Connect Reading is a unique local partnership between the private, public, voluntary and community sectors that work together to address areas of need within Greater Reading. We are a lively charity with a huge network. Since its conception Connect Reading has brokered

over £1,100,000 worth of in kind support for the Reading community. We work closely with the voluntary, community and public sectors to understand the needs of the community and create innovative ways that business and their employees can get involved in.


Upcoming Events

14 July 2014
On 14th July we held a forum where we discussed Employee Engagement. Only a third of UK employees say they are actively engaged at work.  Companies with high engagement scores had twice the...
7th August 2014
The opportunity for senior business leaders to witness the 'other side' of Reading   Senior business leaders will be taken on a walking tour of Reading. The tour will illustrate the...

What our members say about us...

“As a large business based in Reading, we recognise the benefit of being a member of Connect Reading and have been since 2005. By working together, we have been able to identify innovative ways in which hibu people can help support much needed projects in the local area, whilst in turn providing excellent development opportunities for them."

Kimberley Tabeart, Global Corporate Responsibility Manager, hibu

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