How Tony’s success story started: BITCI’s Ready for Work programme Tony had been looking for work for over 4 years when he was referred to Business in the Community Ireland. As well as handing out CVs to various employers, he completed a number of training courses to improve his employability,but he reaped little benefit from
SMEs are often quoted as ‘the lifeblood of a country’s economy’; they are essential to generating good jobs, currently employing almost seven out of every ten persons in the business economy. [i] Hence supporting the growth and development of SMEs can have far-reaching economic and social impacts – for example, stimulating the economy. Governing bodies are
Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), as the network for responsible business, identified a growing trend of large companies undertaking initiatives that support Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Hence it undertook preliminary research to explore this topic in more detail to uncover exactly the types of initiatives large companies are carrying out to support SMEs
Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), as the network for responsible business, recognised a growing trend amongst its members of initiatives being implemented that are aimed at supporting Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). These initiatives aren’t driven solely by Business-to-Business (B2B) companies who would potentially have SMEs along their supply chains as both customers and
Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), as the network for responsible business, identified a growing trend of large companies undertaking initiatives that support Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Codess is a “community for female coders initiated by Microsoft, established to explore ways to promote gender diversity in the engineering field”. Codess delivers a series of worldwide events and workshops from academia through to the executive level.
In this month of our In Conversation with series we are delighted to talk to Michelle Toner Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at eir.
Meeting new friends – ESB Group in Cork launch the start of their Time to Read programme with Glasheen GNS Fexco employees (16 in all) with students and teachers of Glounaguillagh NS at the launch of Time to Read All aboard – St. Brogan’s students and teachers enjoying a site visit with employees at the
Students from Finn Valley after successfully completing their Unique Business to School Programme with SITA SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry has concluded the fifth successful year of The Skills @ Work programme working with the students of Finn Valley College. The School to Business Partnership provides students with a
Collette Traynor, Environmental Health Safety Manager at Smurfit Kappa News Press What school are you linked with and how long has this partnership existed? Smurfit Kappa News Press has worked with Business in the Community and O’Carolan College, Nobber since 2012. Outline a part of the Skills @ Work programme that stood out for you: I carried out