Childcare, Guide to childcare policies and best practice
31/10/2006 - The four Dublin Childcare Committees have produced a practical guide that will help employers explore what measures they might consider to assist their employees with young families.
Diversity Awareness Workshop
05/03/2012 - Ibec have developed a diversity awareness workshop to help employers harness the opportunities diversity offers their workplace, build awareness and address many of the areas where bias can emerge.
Diversity Charter Ireland
12/06/2015 - Diversity Charter Ireland is a network of 24 organisations who have signed the charter to demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Employment and Youth Activation Charter
10/10/2014 - A new business-led initiative that encourages employers to tap directly into the unemployment register, a rich and under-utilised talent pool
Gender pay gap
22/06/2015 - The European social partners designed an online toolkit aimed at providing knowledge and understanding of successful initiatives throughout Europe including one on the gender pay gap.
Literacy, numeracy and activation among the unemployed
22/06/2012 - A study by the ESRI and NALA looks at the experiences of the unemployed with literacy or numeracy difficulties and the effectiveness of government-sponsored training programmes.
Long-term unemployed targeted by new education and training programme
05/09/2013 - “Momentum” is an innovative Government initiative which is designed to get people who are long term unemployed back to work through re-skilling in a structured and systematic way.
Mental health - reducing stigma one conversation at a time
07/03/2013 - See Change, the National Stigma Reduction Partnership, and its 70 partner organisations including Ibec have rolled out a national green ribbon campaign to get people talking about mental health.
Mental health and wellbeing: A line manager's guide
04/10/2012 - Ibec, in collaboration with See Change has launched Mental health and wellbeing: A line manager’s guide, a new resource for employers to promote mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Mental health helplines and contacts
14/08/2013 - Some of the useful resources that are available or may be of interest to those looking to source contact points or further information.
One parent family payment reform
21/05/2015 - The phased OFP scheme age change reforms were introduced to reduce long-term social welfare dependency by ending the expectation that lone parents will remain outside of the workforce indefinitely.
Resources for mental health in the workplace
19/01/2016 - Mental ill-health is a societal problem which may affect one in four of us at some point in our lives. Employers need to take a proactive approach to the prevention and management of mental health.
Responding to suicide in the workplace
20/01/2012 - Over 500 people die by suicide every year with few communities or workplaces that have not been affected. A guide for employers on responding to suicide is available from the Irish Hospice Foundation and Console.
Reversing the paradox conference
05/06/2015 - Ibec and the Department of Justice and Equality successfully held a conference in the Mansion House on May 27th 2015 with the aim of generating debate and action among delegates regarding gender balance in decision-making.
Service helps employees back to work
15/08/2014 - A new free service targeted at helping employers and employees, who may have an illness or injury, to enable them to return to work
Six steps to support mental health in the workplace
08/05/2015 - Six steps to support mental health in the workplac