Insight and latest updates from our team

NICVA Conversation Zone at UUP Conference 2018

By NICVA 18 Oct 2018 Siobhan McAlister

NICVA's Conversation Zone will be returning on Saturday 20th October for the UUP Conference at the Armagh City Hotel.

Join our Public Affairs Forum!

By NICVA 18 Oct 2018 Siobhan McAlister

We are re-launching our Public Affairs forum (previously Policy and Lobbying Forum) and are inviting new members to join!

#NICVAPeople - a minute with Bob Harper

By NICVA 16 Oct 2018

The third #NICVAPeople interview is with Bob Harper.

From formation to war: NICVA's first two years

By NICVA 11 Oct 2018 Neil Wilson

The NICVA story started in the boardroom of the recently built Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast, on 5 July 1938.

Free Fundraising Advice Clinics Across NI

By NICVA 8 Oct 2018 Lynn Kennedy

Thanks to the generosity of Trusthouse Charitable Foundation, NICVA’s free fundraising advice clinics are going “on the road”.  

How will Brexit impact the ethnic minority sector?

By NICVA 5 Oct 2018 Siobhan McAlister

On Tuesday 2nd October, NICVA held our ninth roundtable in the Brexit series with the focus of this session on how Brexit will impact the ethnic minority sector in Northern Ireland.

First NICVA online learner receives his ILM certificate

By NICVA 4 Oct 2018 Sandra Bailie

We are delighted that Patrick Anderson, Training and Education Officer with AWARE has been awarded his well deserved ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management. Well done Patrick!

The Fundraising Regulator wants to hear your views

By NICVA 4 Oct 2018 Sandra Bailie

The Fundraising Regulator (FR) held a information and consultation event in NICVA to talk about the changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice and to hear the views of voluntary and community organisations in NI.

Latest Brexit Updates: Salzburg, Party Conferences and Mounting Challenges

By NICVA 2 Oct 2018 Siobhan McAlister

As we move into autumn, Brexit and the negotiations continue to dominate the political landscape.

#NICVAPeople - a minute with Helen McLaughlin

By NICVA 26 Sep 2018 Neil Wilson

The second in our #NICVAPeople series sees us interview Helen McLaughlin.

September member visits

By NICVA 26 Sep 2018 Susan Coffey

Each month we plan to meet some of our members to find out more about what they do, what challenges they are facing and how NICVA can support them.

Payment in Lieu of Notice

By NICVA 25 Sep 2018 Joanne Duguid

As of April 2018 payments made in lieu of notice are now taxable. This article briefly defines 'Payment in Lieu of Notice', outlines when they might be used and advises of the tax changes that you may need to be aware of.

Save Childcare Vouchers!

By NICVA 19 Sep 2018 Siobhan McAlister

NICVA is urging people to join in Employers for Childcare's call to #SaveChildcareVouchers.

Secretary of State Karen Bradley visits NICVA for discussion on issues affecting the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland

By NICVA 18 Sep 2018 Neil Wilson

Secretary of State Karen Bradley met with NICVA on Monday 18 September to hear about the impact of the collapse of devolution on voluntary and community organisations.

Code of Fundraising Practice Consultation

By NICVA 10 Sep 2018 Lynn Kennedy

This guest blog by Stephen Service, Policy Manager, Fundraising Regulator explains just why the Code of Fundraising Practice is being reviewed and how you can help to make it easier to use.

Electoral Commission review of non-party campaigners guidance

By NICVA 7 Sep 2018 Neil Wilson

The Electoral Commission is seeking views on how it can improve its guidance for non-party campaigners.

More questions than answers - NICVA's response to the Secretary of State's statement

By NICVA 6 Sep 2018 Philip Mynes

Today (6 September), Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley MP, made an oral statement to the House of Commons regarding the ongoing political situation.

Northern Ireland Future Agricultural Policy Framework

By NICVA 4 Sep 2018 Siobhan McAlister

DAERA has launched a consultation on a future agricultural policy framwork for Northern Ireland.

What does a no-deal Brexit mean?

By NICVA 30 Aug 2018 Siobhan McAlister

Last week, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab published guidance setting out some of the things that a no deal Brexit could mean for people, businesses and industry in the UK. 

The Secretary of State needs to act, today, to restore decision making in Northern Ireland 

By NICVA 24 Aug 2018 Neil Wilson

NICVA has today warned the Secretary of State that the ‘hands off’ approach to governing Northern Ireland is failing.

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