Archives: 2012

BITC Ireland becomes the first Irish business association signatory to the UN Global Compact

Business in the Community Ireland represents Ireland at a European level on corporate responsibility through our membership of CSR Europe and we are constantly looking at further expanding the international reach of our business network. Therefore we are delighted to announce that Business in the Community Ireland has been chosen to become a signatory to the UN Global Compact .


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


New EPIC IT Training in association with BITCI member BT

Wednesday 6th June 2012: The EPIC Programme – Employment for People from Immigrant Communities will be delivering an IT training in association with British Telecom on Thursday June 7th and Friday June 8th. The IT classes started in 2008 as an answer to clients with low level of computer skills. As technology is becoming extremely important, IT skills are