In the run up to International Women’s Day, we are delighted to launch our new employment programme for women. Women@Work is for those who wish to return to the workforce or enter it for the first time by connecting with businesses. As part of our Inclusive Employer Blueprint, we run a number of innovative programmes designed to support people with high barriers to employment find work. Women@Work is jointly funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund (ESF).
The benefits to companies are significant:
Women@Work provides a next step for women who have already participated in existing high quality employability programmes but who have not yet found suitable employment. The Women@Work programme is for women who have completed employability programmes but need further help to access employment. This includes single mothers, women who have left employment to provide care to children or other family members, women migrants and refugees, women with disabilities or who have had mental health, addiction or other challenges. All participants will be well known to the employability programmes they have completed. Agencies can refer clients to the programme by accessing more information on this page of our website.
Visit the Women@Work section of our website.
Mercury’s CEO Eoin Vaughan , recently made an announcement that Mercury is committed to eliminating its gender pay gap. Read the full message below: “I am delighted to announce that Mercury has reached a major milestone in our journey towards gender equality and inclusion. “Just over a year ago, we started implementing a solid compensation structure
KPMG are committed to fostering an inclusive culture and proud to support numerous initiatives to help deliver this. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is ‘Choose To Challenge’. KPMG are bringing this campaign to life through a host of events to celebrate International Women’s Day as they continue to promote female empowerment.
Sodexo UK & Ireland has today publicly stated its commitment to a series of pledges forming its ethical manifesto for leading the way to improve quality of life for society and our planet. These pledges include gifting up to 25% of its apprentice levy to SME suppliers, enabling them to create 100 new apprenticeships; cutting
Elaine O’Neill talks to Mia O’Connor about how our Student Mentoring programme gave her the confidence to get into Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. Listen to the lessons she’s learnt from her mentor Ciara O’Donoghue through Cornmarket’s partnership with Mount Carmel Secondary School in Dublin. Find out how to get involved with the Student Mentoring programme , part of our many
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