BITCI News

October 10th launch of Responsible Business Week

BITCI News - Members News - Oct 02, 2012

October 10th Launch of Responsible Business Week The official launch of Responsible Business Week 2012, this event will feature top keynote speakers as well as results of our annual research around responsible business in Ireland.The survey, conducted by Amárach Research, explores CEO attitudes towards Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability in Ireland today. We will hear from


Job Advertisement: Social Support Officer- 24.5 hours per week in The EPIC Programme: Business in the Community Ireland

BITCI News - Sep 18, 2012

Tuesday September 18th 2012: An opportunity has arisen in the EPIC Programme a for a Social Support Officer on a 24.5 hour a week contract. We are seeking to recruit a person with proven experience of providing psychosocial support to the socially excluded, particularly people from Immigrant Communities. The Social Support Officer will assist clients


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

BITCI News - Sep 09, 2012

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


DEADLINE EXTENSION: 2012 Inspiring Excellence entries

BITCI News - Aug 16, 2012

The deadline for the 2012 Inspiring Excellence entries has been extended to the 6th of September. Our member case studies shine a light on sustainability in action in Ireland to encourage businesses of all sizes to promote and communicate their responsible business practices. Inspiring Excellence is a testament to our members that have committed to


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

BITCI News - Aug 13, 2012

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


10th July 2012: Shortlist for Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Announced

BITCI News - Jul 10, 2012

Shortlist for Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Announced Chambers Ireland has today (10/07/12) announced the shortlist for the 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Now in their ninth year, the Awards continue to go from strength to strength with more new companies than ever entering this year. The Awards are partnered with Business in the


The EPIC Programme is working with aspiring entrepreneurs

BITCI News - Jun 13, 2012

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

BITCI News - Jun 11, 2012

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


1,200 Students Get Workplace Insights from Business Mentors

BITCI News - Apr 30, 2012

Monday, April 30th 2012: Over 1,200 post primary students gain workplace insights from individual business mentors. The Schools Business Partnership, Mentoring Programme pairs students with a business mentor to encourage students to stay in school, increase their self-esteem and develop an awareness of the workplace. Today, over 90 of the most recent student participants will