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Shared Parental Leave Policy (SPL)
NICVA understands the importance of balancing work and childcare responsibilities and this policy sets out how SPL may support a family to balance these commitments in the first year of the baby’s life. The policy contains NICVA’s procedure for SPL.
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Boost performance by motivating staff
As managers we need to consider how we continuously improve the performance of our staff. Research by The Incentive Research Foundation found that by motivating our staff it can boost performance by as much as 44%.
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Does automatic enrolment apply to you?
All employers will need to work out if automatic enrolment (AE) applies to them. If you have at least one member of staff who is paid via a PAYE scheme, AE duties apply.
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Response to zero-hours contracts consultation
The Department of Employment and Learning issued a public consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland. NICVA's response is included below.
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12 Things You Need to Know About Workplace Pensions and Auto Enrolment
Find out what your employer duties are for automatic enrolment by checking your staging date and start planning today.
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Membership of Boards or Committees
This article outlines NICVA's policy on staff members sitting on the board or committee of another organisation.
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Receiving Gifts
This article outlines NICVA's policy on members of staff accepting gifts.
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Providing Staff with References
This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to providing employees with a reference.
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External Training Provision for Staff
This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to external training provision for staff.
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Travel and Subsistence
This article outlines NICVA's policy in relation to staff travel and subsistence allowance.
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Staff Development and Training Policy
This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to staff development and training.
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Appraisal Policy
This article outlines NICVA's policy on the principles and processes for staff appraisal and development planning.
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Supervision Policy
This article outlines NICVA's supervision policy.
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Employment
This article outlines NICVA's policy regarding equal opportunities, recruitment, service, secondment and job share.
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Job Sharing Policy and Procedure
This article outlines NICVA's policy for staff job-share and flexible working arrangements.
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Secondment Policy
This article outlines NICVA's secondment policy for employees who feel that they can benefit and be developed by a change of role.
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Induction for New Staff
This article outlines NICVA's induction programmes for new staff members.
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Training Placements for People with Disabilities
This article outlines NICVA's policy on hosting a placement for a person with a disability.
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Guidelines for Student and Graduate Placements and Internships
This article outlines what you need to consider when hosting student or graduate placements or internships.
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Guidelines for Volunteers
This article outlines NICVA's policy on using volunteers in the organisation.
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Disciplinary Procedure
This article outlines NICVA’s policy regarding employee disciplinary procedures.
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Compassionate Leave
This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regard to compassionate leave arrangements.
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Termination of Employment
This article outlines NICVA’s policy regarding the retirement of employees and termination of employment.
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Redundancy Policy
This article outlines NICVA’s policy regarding redundancy.
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Sick Leave and Allowances
This article outlines NICVA’s policy and procedures for staff sickness / absence.
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