ICBI COURSE: Dynamic Community Development

MCB ‘Institutional Capacity Building Initiative’ (ICBI) presents: Dynamic Community Development A workshop on how your organisation can effectively assess needs and organise resources to transform your communities and have an impact. _____________________________________________________________ Saturday 1 April 2017 | 2-6pm MCB Office Board Room | E1 _____________________________________________________________ Book your place Book your place Topics & Speakers: Mamoon Al-Azami – The What and … Read More

Headscarf/Religious Symbol Ban in Work Places by European Court of Justice

14 March 2017 After today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which allows employers to ban the wearing of visible religious symbols, such as headscarves and other religious signs, the Muslim Council of Britain issued this statement: It is a sad day for justice and equality.  At a time when populism and bigotry are at an all-time high, … Read More

MCB Community Dinners – Leicester and Birmingham

Two Upcoming MCB Dinners Leicester Community Dinner Date: Friday 31st March 2017 Time: 6.30 Venue: Memon Centre 7 Abbotsford Road Leicester LE5 4DA Book your tickets here. Birmingham Community Dinner Date: Friday 5th May 2017 Time: 6.30 Venue: Al Miraj Banqueting Suites 11-29 Wordsworth Rd, Birmingham B10 0ED These events have kindly been sponsored by HHUGS.  

MCB’s Response to Editor’s Code of Practice – Committee Consultation

3 March 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain, today, sent its response to the Editor’s Code of Practice committee consultation where we highlighted the important role the media play in our democracy, the importance of responsible reporting and raised key recommendations the committee should consider. Read the MCB’s submission – PDF Version Text form below: Muslim Council of Britain response … Read More

MCB Community Dinner in London – March 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain is organising a Community Dinner to be held in Leyton, London on the evening of Friday 3rd March 2017 at 6.30pm. This is one of a number of dinners being held across different regions of the UK. Our aim is to bring together civic leaders, entrepreneurs, thinkers and ordinary citizens. These dinners will showcase the … Read More

MCB Internship Programme

Are you looking for a work placement or internship? Do you want to add valuable experience to your CV? Would you like to develop your professional skills? The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) offers short-term internships based in London for students or recent graduates Why work with MCB? MCB is the largest representative Muslim umbrella organisation in the UK with … Read More

Message of Condolence for the Passing of Late Pir Alauddin Siddiqui

6 February 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain extends its condolences to the family of Pir Alauddin Siddiqui who passed away in Birmingham on Friday, 3 February. His janaza (funeral prayer) at Birmingham’s Aston Park was among the largest ever held in the city, an indication of the connection he had established with his community, as a spiritual guide,  institution-builder … Read More

Visit My Mosque Day is Back!

#VisitMyMosque Day will be taking place 5 February 2017 and will see over 150 mosques across the UK holding open days and welcoming in their neighbours, of all faiths and none.  New Website A new website has been launched containing full details of the initiative, and allowing members of the public to also search for their nearest participating mosque. Visit … Read More

British Muslims in Numbers: Briefing 11

To carry forward the findings of the MCB report ‘British Muslims in Numbers’ (2015), the MCB’s Research and Documentation Committee has published its ninth briefing. This briefing is titled, Briefing 11: ‘Offenders from Muslim backgrounds’ – December 2016. To read this, have a look here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings/briefing11 Previous briefings can be viewed here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings