Programme for Government: Too Long; Didn’t Read

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The draft Programme for Government Framework for 2016 – 2021 has been published for public consultation. The Executive Office stated that this framework “sets out the direction of travel and the specific things we want to change.”

View the presentations from our recent PfG consultation event 
Procurement Research Report

Public Procurement Practice in Northern Ireland

In articles Centre for Economic Empowerment

NICVA's Centre for Economic Empowerment (CEE) has launched new research on NI procurement practice & the VCSE sector.

Big Ideas Festival

Big Ideas: Festival of Economics

In articles Policy Ecomony 

What are the big ideas that could transform our economy? Join the conversation at our Festival on 12 August.

50% discount on room hire at NICVA

In articles Conference Facilities Catering

Looking for a conference venue? All NICVA room bookings for July and August 2016 are now half price.









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Managing Absence

This course will inform participants of best practice relating to managing employee absence. The session is targeted at Line managers or Board members within voluntary and community organisations who wish to learn more about how to manage both short-term and long-term employee absence.


Big Ideas: Festival of Economics

What are the big ideas that could transform our economy?


TAQA Level 3 Assessor Qualifications

TAQA stands for Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance and the following units make up the assessment and quality assurance qualifications for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The units can be taken in any order. The Assessor Award and Certificate units are suitable for anyone assessing occupational competence in any type of work environment, and/or vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in any other environment. There is one knowledge based unit and the others are performance based. The knowledge unit can be taken by anyone whether they have learners or not.