News & Events

Summer break for our ESOL courses

Our ESOL classes are off and will start again from Monday 15th August. For any information about our courses please email ESOL@burc.org. A huge THANK YOU to our Volunteer Tutors for their amazing work and generous committment, enjoy your massively deserved break! 

Advice NI urge legacy benefit claimants not to gamble on Universal Credit

Advice NI responds to plans by the UK Government to begin the managed migration of millions of people in Great Britain off legacy benefits and on to Universal Credit.   Kevin Higgins, Head of Policy Advice NI said: “Firstly I would like to reassure p

USEL Coffee Morning on Thursday 19th May 2022

Sarah (employment support officer) is hosting another informal coffee morning, you can have a chat about any issues or concerns you may have about your employment or it may be you just want to get advice from a friendly person who understands the difficulties and pressures o

Universal Credit News

BURC is offering independent advice to anyone thinking off or having to make a fresh claim for Universal Credit. If you are in receipt of legacy benefits (JSA, ESA (income-based), Child Tax Credits, Working Tax Credits & Housing Benefit) speak to an adviser beforehand. Y

We’re back online!

Our server is working again. We are currently going through all the emails we have received in the past two weeks. Please, do bear with us while we navigate quite a backlog of messages and work. We are doing our best to get back to you as quickly as possible.

Are you in Employment & have a Health Condition or Disability?

Tea or Coffee and a chat Workable support Workable NI- EMPLOYEE Workable NI- EMPLOYER If you want to find out more on the support you could get, why not join Sarah Mckenna from USEL, on Friday 31 March @ 10am - 1pm, have an informal chat over a tea/coffee at the Abi

Healthy Minds

Inspire Wellbeing have a fantastic new project coming up, it is hoped through workshops & shared learning this will empower the BAME communities of NI Check out the poster for more details including how to book your place. Jenna Booth is the contact!  Healthy Minds -

Culturally Appropriate Food for Everyone

Check out our new video, CAFEinBelfastFINAL - YouTube This is an exciting new project coming soon,  CAFE. A group of community organisations have come together to address the various individuals that are using foodbanks nowadays, the big thing that emerged was that not a

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Take the Next Step – Job Fair

Belfast City Council are running a job fair at St Georges Market, Tuesday 9 November, Belfast Job Fair taking place at St George’s Market in November (belfastcity.gov.uk) if you are interested in exploring your job and skills opportunities or need to know what support is o