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Gender Equality at work

Exclusive Member Content - Sep 28, 2016

Gender equality at work – we’ve been talking about this for decades and yet progress is slow. Why? We hardly need another report on the business case for diversity. Added to this, developing and retaining employees are perennial priorities, employee engagement is high on the agenda and businesses are spending time and money on building


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Our EPIC programme announces that it has assisted over 2,600 people from 101 countries to find employment or enter further education and training

BITCI News - Sep 27, 2016

  Business in the Community Ireland’s EPIC programme announces that it has assisted over 2,600 people from 101 countries to find employment or enter further education and training EPIC stands for Employment for People from Immigrant Communities A number of companies including CPL, BT and Enterprise Rent a Car provide free training David Stanton T.D.,


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Leaders’ Roundtable session – 8th September

Exclusive Member Content - Sep 21, 2016

September 8th: Millennials and more: Leadership in a multi-generational workplace Each year, there are approximately four roundtable sessions with visiting experts as well as ongoing exchange and collaborative action throughout. In our last session we explored the multi-generational workforce and how businesses can prepare for a 2025 workplace that will be predominantly Gen Y millennials.


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Our Q3 2016 Network Meeting

Exclusive Member Content - Sep 19, 2016

Relevant Legislation   The Modern Slavery Act The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was passed in the UK in March 2015. Modern Slavery is the term used to describe slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking. It is estimated that 45.8 million men, women and children are trapped in some form of modern slavery. Trafficking is the fastest growing


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New Employer Information Disability Service

BITCI News - Aug 25, 2016

Would you like to know more about the range of supports and funding available when recruiting or retaining an employee with a disability? The new Employer Disability Information service is an initiative led by employer bodies Chambers Ireland, Ibec and ISME and is a free resource for employers.


Sustainability

We have published our 2015 Sustainability Report  

BITCI News - Aug 25, 2016

We are delighted to launch our 2015 Sustainability Report ‘in accordance’ with GRI’s G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. Although we are a small organisation, we are committed to reporting our sustainability impacts and achievements to our stakeholders in a way that is relevant for us.


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Cover story on Cork Chambers Magazine

BITCI News - Aug 24, 2016

Our CEO Tina Roche is on the cover of the latest Chamberlink Magazine. This is Cork Chamber’s regular magazine which is distributed to key companies in the Cork region. In her feature interview, Tina discusses the benefits of being a sustainable business, the Sustainable Development Goals and her top business tips.