Insight and latest updates from our team

NICVA Staff Privacy Notice

By NICVA 9 Aug 2018 Bob Harper

This Privacy Notice for job applicants and NICVA staff, including volunteers. It explains how personal data is used to recruit staff, manage the employment relationship and meet our legal obligations.

Northern Ireland, the Fundraising Regulator and the Code of Fundraising Practice...

By NICVA 2 Aug 2018 Lynn Kennedy

Since 2017 fundraising in NI has come under the remit of the Fundraising Regulator and its Code of Fundraising Practice and associated Rulebooks. This article looks at what this means in practice.

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee launches inquiry into education funding

By NICVA 2 Aug 2018 Philip Mynes

The Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee has launched its second inquiry of the summer, this time on funding priorities for Education. 

WWF Energy Efficiency Rate Rebate Scheme

By NICVA 31 Jul 2018 Philip Mynes

This case study explains how the WWF played a role in the creation of Northern Ireland's first ever energy efficiency and zero-carbon homes rate rebate incentive scheme .

July Brexit Update: White Paper, Resignations and No Deal Preparations

By NICVA 31 Jul 2018 Siobhan McAlister

As July draws to a close, it has been yet another turbulent month in the Brexit process.

Data Protection Toolkit - Dealing with a Subject Access Request

By NICVA 31 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

Subject Access Requests are made by a person whose data you process to a request a copy of their own information. You need to have procedures in place to be able to identify and respond to these requests within one month.

Data Protection Toolkit - Data Protection Policy

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

A Data Protection Policy (not to be confused with a Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice) is an internal policy which outlines your organisation's approach to protection data.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on St Vincent de Paul Maghera

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee launches inquiry into health and social care funding

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Philip Mynes

The Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee has launched an inquiry into 'Funding priorities for the 2018-19 Budget: Health'.

Data Protection Policy

By NICVA 26 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

This article outlines NICVA’s approach to data protection. It sets out how we protect personal data that we process.

Great discount for NICVA members on NICVA training

By NICVA 25 Jul 2018 Sandra Bailie

All NICVA members benefit from 30% discount on all training -this includes our new online ILM courses, TQUK and ILM courses, full day and half day training sessions. In some cases this is a saving of £400 per person.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on Redeeming our Communities (ROC)

By NICVA 20 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on Quaker Connections

By NICVA 20 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

New series of free webinars for NICVA members

By NICVA 19 Jul 2018 Sandra Bailie

NICVA is continuing to offer free webinars on a variety of topics to all members. We would love you to let us know what topics you would like to see on offer.

Featured Member - Ulster Angling Federation

By NICVA 16 Jul 2018 Neil Wilson

National Fishing Month starts in July. One NICVA member organisation represents over 7,000 anglers across Northern Ireland and campaignins on environmental issues as well.

Department of Health Brexit update, July 2018

By NICVA 11 Jul 2018 Philip Mynes

On 9 July, NICVA hosted the Department of Health to give an update on how the Department has been preparing for the UK’s exit from the European Union. The following is a brief report from the event.

Dominic Raab appointed Brexit Secretary

By NICVA 9 Jul 2018 Philip Mynes

Dominic Raab MP has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.

50% off rooms at NICVA this Summer

By NICVA 4 Jul 2018 Neil Wilson

Are you running an event, conference, meeting or training session over the Summer? Then be sure to take a look at NICVA’s sizzling summer offer.

Implementation of recommendations from the Inquiry into Hyponatraemia-Related Deaths

By NICVA 3 Jul 2018 Neil Wilson

NICVA has welcomed the update on work to implement the recommendations of the public inquiry report on Hyponatraemia-related deaths, published by the Department of Health.

Launch of an Independent Review of the PIP Assessment Process

By NICVA 28 Jun 2018 Siobhan McAlister

The review of the Personal Independent Payment (PIP) process undertaken by Walter Rader was launched today (28th June 2018).

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