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Our offices will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from Monday 24th of December at 5pm and will reopen Wednesday 2nd of January 2013 at 9.00am. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Business in the Community Ireland.
20th December 2012 LINKS, the magazine from The Schools’ Business Partnership, is published 3 times during each academic year. LINKS provides an insight into each of the five programmes offered by SBP – Skills @ Work, Student Mentoring, Time to Read, Management Excellence for Principals and Management Excellence for Teachers. Meet the students from Skills @ Work, read about one company’s take on the Student Mentoring Programme, why a volunteer … More
The Schools’ Business Partnership Newsletter In this issue: A unique take on the Day in the Life Session with Bord Gáis Networks in Cork The Time to Read Programme rolls out nationally IT Companies make an impact in Donegal
rx3 in partnership with Business in the Community Ireland and the Science Gallery are delighted to announce the shortlist for Trash to Cash 2012/2013. As part of this year’s competition a number of Business in the Community members including Abbott Cootehill, Abbott Sligo, Bord na Mona, Glanbia and Vodafone identified waste streams for students to use in product design. Materials identified by the participating companies included shrink wrap, polypropylene hairnets … More
We are pleased to announce a new addition to our Membership Services Team with Lorraine FitzGerald joining as Corporate Responsibility Consultant. Lorraine joined us in November and will be focusing on environment issues. Lorraine brings over 11 years’ experience from the environmental communications and knowledge exchange areas both in Ireland and Scotland. With a scientific grounding she has raised awareness of complex issues including climate change, waste, energy and biodiversity … More
Monday December 3rd 2012: The EPIC Programme is focused on increasing the job readiness of immigrants and their social integration in Ireland. It provides a 6 weeks classroom based Free training and One-to-One individual support. The next training will start on Monday January 7th 2013. It focuses on the following themes: Professional English for the Workplace CV and cover letter writing techniques Telephone skills for job hunting and in the workplace … More
Europe’s first ever pan-European CSR Award Scheme is now officially launched. 3rd December, Brussels, Belgium – Today marks the official launch of Europe’s first ever pan-European CSR Award Scheme – an EU funded CSR Award Programme aimed at giving higher visibility to best practice in the field of CSR in Europe. Business in the Community Ireland will be running this European CSR Award Scheme in Ireland. Does your company, whether large or … More
Almost 400 formerly homeless people have been placed in work experience roles with over 60% of these leading to employment. This was announced today at the 10 year celebration ceremony for the Ready for Work programme which took place in the Maldron Hotel. Our Ready for Work programme helps to support formerly homeless people who are trying to get back into employment. It develops CV and interview skills, assigns suitable work placements, gives guidance … More
Business in the Community Ireland’s Ready for Work programme celebrates 10 years of supporting disadvantaged people in Dublin, particularly the homeless, into employment. When: Friday 30th November 2012, 12:30 to 14:00 Where: Maldron Hotel, Cardiff Lane, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2 At this celebration event we will hear from inspirational participants of the programme who have completed work experience and moved on into employment. We will also hear from companies who … More
EVENT POSTPONED- November 26th: ‘Be the Change’ Conference – Eliminating Stigma surrounding Mental Health in our businesses & communities.
ATTENTION: POSTPONED EVENT We regret that we have to postpone the ‘Be the Change Conference’ which was to take place on Monday November 26th. The venue for the conference was Chartered Accountants House at Pearse Street, Dublin 2, but it came to our attention yesterday that there is currently an industrial dispute involved with the venue. We apologise for cancelling at such short notice, but hope you understand that the … More