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

Training Course – Driving corporate responsibility through effective change management

BITCI News - Mar 30, 2012

Wednesday, April 18th 2012: Business in the Community Ireland is offering a one-day workshop on ‘Driving corporate responsibility through effective change management’ on Wednesday 25th April, 2012. The venue is our offices at 32 Lower O’Connell St., Dublin 1 and the time is from 10am to 4pm. The course is based on content licensed from

EPIC Training Schedule now online

BITCI News - Mar 12, 2012

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.

Great Place to Work Conference – Discount for Members

BITCI News - Mar 12, 2012

Monday, 12th March 2012: Great Place to Work are holding their 10th Annual Conference on Thursday 22nd March 2012 at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. We are delighted to be working with them as strategic partners for this conference and would encourage you to attend. The 2012 Great Place to Work® Conference is the only industry event

Call for Entries for Chambers CSR Awards

BITCI News - Mar 06, 2012

Tuesday, 6th March 2012: The 2012 CSR awards were launched by Joan Freeman, CEO and Founder, Pieta House on 6th March at 11am in The Gibson Hotel, Point Village, Dublin 1. The nomination process is now open and applications will be accepted until 12pm Thursday 3rd May 2012. Awards will be presented in the following

Ready for Work holds ceremony for recent participants

BITCI News - Feb 24, 2012

Friday, 24th February 2012 :Almost 400 formerly homeless people have been placed in work experience roles with over 60% of these leading to full time jobs. This was announced at a celebration ceremony for the most recent Ready for Work programme participants. The Ready for Work programme, run by Business in the Community Ireland, helps

Ericsson support EPIC

BITCI News - Jan 31, 2012

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