Archives: 2012

Trash to Cash Shortlist announced

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

Over 150 CEOs gathered for our 5th Annual CEO Forum 17th October

The Business in the Community Ireland annual CEO forum is a high level breakfast event where CEOs of top companies gather to discuss key trends in sustainability and how companies can transform to sustainable business models. Last October 140 CEOs gathered to discuss sustainability issues and this year was our biggest forum yet.This high profile

BT Ireland’s Connected Communities is nominated for the Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

Thursday September 27th, 2012: The Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards is taking place tonight. BT a member company and partner for The EPIC Programme , is nominated under the Excellence in Community- Community Programme category for the Connected Communities Programme. IT skills are essential for immigrants when applying for jobs or education courses and since 2008 BT has

BITCI Hack the Green Economy Conference- Science Gallery, Wednesday July 25th

The Hack the Green Economy conference, held on 25th July in the Science Gallery, Dublin, set out to examine some of the emerging trends in sustainability and ask how they will affect Irish business. The event explored some of the next steps on the  sustainability  agenda,  in  particular  future  developments  in  the  area  of  integrated

Job Advertisement: Training and Employment Officer- The EPIC Programme: Business in the Community Ireland

Monday August 13th 2012: An opportunity has arisen in the EPIC Programme for a specified purpose contract for a Training and Employment Officer starting on September 2012 and based in Dublin City Centre. The Training and Employment Officer will assist clients accessing the EPIC Programme by Assessing the employment training needs of individual clients. Developing an individualised

The EPIC Programme is working with aspiring entrepreneurs

Wednesday June 13th 2012: The EPIC Programme – Employment for People from Immigrant Communities is starting a new initiative to support migrant entrepreneurs engaged with the service. Benefits: Individual advice and guidance on the different steps to set up a business Topic specific training provided based on migrants needs and experience Peer support and networking opportunities Practical

The EPIC Programme is starting a new Pre-Employment Training Course

Monday June 11th 2012: The EPIC Programme is starting a new Pre-Employment Training Course today. The Pre-Employment Training is focused on increasing the job- readiness of migrants. It provides 6 weeks of Free classroom based training covering the following themes: Professional English for the Workplace CV and cover letter writing techniques Telephone skills for job

Links Magazine Summer 2012 Edition

The Magazine from The Schools’ Business Partnership In this issue: Lisheen Mineand Colaiste Mhuire, Thurles on their exciting site visit and programme Minister Frances Fitzgerald presenting certs to mentors and students at annual  celebration event Fun times in the West of Ireland with Moyne College & Ballina Beverages

EPIC Training Schedule now online

Monday, 12th March 2012: Our EPIC programme helps immigrants find employment. This very successful programme is based out of our head office in Dublin. People interested in learning more about our programme including the 2012 Training dates can click here.

Links Magazine Winter 2011 Edition

Twin school video conferencing in Cork and Dublin with partnering company Dulux Explore Abbott Diagnostics and their national commitment to the Schools’ Business Partnership A day in the life of two Schools’ Business Partnership team members

Links Magazine Summer 2011 Edition

St. Columba’s College, Stranorlar & M&S, Letterkenny: This is not just good…it’s M&S good! Scoil Mhuire Fatima, Cork and Bord Gáis enjoy Learning in the Library as part of Time to Read “It’s a Wrap” as students nationwide share what they have learned as part of Skills @ Work

Links Magazine Spring 2011 Edition

In this issue: Nagle Community College, Mahon ‘switch on’ to Bord Gáis for Skills @ Work It’s ‘Time to Read’ as Ballina Beverages and Scoil Íosa embrace SBP’s pilot programme Inver College gains teacher development from Bose GP

Ericsson support EPIC

31st January 2012: In addition to the amazing support our EPIC clients receive from BT and CPL, we are delighted that Ericsson are now partnering with us by offering expert advice to our clients. They are lending their expertise in the area of IT and social media and helping our clients use these tools to