Past event

Optimising labour costs: creating new jobs - less bureaucracy, more benefits for employers

On 24 April 2013 BPCC members and invited guests met at at the newly-opened Warsaw Centre for Entrepreneurship, ul. Smolna 4 to learn about the benefits that employers can draw from employing people facing a difficult situation in the labour market. Tools supporting the employment of young people up to the age of 25, people aged 50+ and those with disabilities were presented, including funds available from public institutions and practical solutions offered by NGOs.

The meeting was chaired by Marzena Richter, BPCC Board Member and Partner at Staniszewski & Richter member company.

Presentations included:

Internships, trainings; refunds – how to optimise use of funds available through Fundusz Pracy (labour fund) and PFRON (disabled people's fund)– Piotr Kłosowski, Bartłomiej Nowak -Warsaw City Labour Office.

Social rehabilitation as key factor in returning to job market and keeping the job. Economy and motivation - Iwona Plater-Zyberk, communication advisor and Grzegorz Papis, trainer – Foundation for Active Rehabilitation.

Practical aspects of employing disabled people – recruitment, adapting work place and team management” – Agata Spała, trainer and Julia Kluczyńska, corporate relations co-ordinator - Foundation for Aid Disabled Mathematicians and Software Designers (Fundacja Pomocy Matematykom i Informatykom Niepełnosprawnym Ruchowo).

„Best practice in Poland and worldwide in supporting long-term unemployed to return to labour market.” – BPCC case study - Ania Mendrek, European Operations Manager, A4E

Presentations (in Polish) are available on the BPCC Portal - Polish language site. Click here to download.