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State of the Sector Explores Volunteering in the VCSE Sector

23 Sep 2016 Rachel ShannonState of the Sector, Research

NICVA’s latest State of the Sector research sheds light on the size, scope and finances of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector in a brand new online format. This article focuses on the Volunteering section of the research. 

Automatic re-enrolment – Update

19 Sep 2016 Una McKernanHRPensions

Since 2012 employers have been trying to get to grips with auto enrolment and now, just when many larger employers who first auto enrolled might feel they’re comfortable with the process, along comes automatic re-enrolment.

Good Governance and Charity reporting seminars

15 Sep 2016 Denise CopelandGovernance and Charity Advice, Developing Governance Group, Charity RegulationGovernance, Charity Regulation

The Developing Governance Group in association with the Charity Commission and local support networks are hosting a roadshow of seminars focusing on the new accounting and reporting regulations and the revised code of good governance. 

Charity Commission NI launch research into public trust and confidence in charities

8 Sep 2016 Sandra BailieTraining and skills, Reaching Out: Connecting Older PeopleNo Topics

The Department for Communities Minister, Paul Givan MLA has launched the Charity Commission NI's Public trust and confidence in charities research report 2016.

Making Community Planning work for the people

8 Sep 2016 Leeann KellyCollaborationNINo Topics

Newry, Mourne and Down Council, like all councils across Northern Ireland are engaged in a process that will make community planning the integral way we do things.  

State of the Sector Explores Organisations' Outlook for the Year Ahead

5 Sep 2016 Rachel ShannonResearch, State of the Sector

The latest State of the Sector research sheds light on the VCSE sector in Northern Ireland in a brand new online format. This article focuses on the Future Issues section of the research. 

Autumn governance training series

1 Sep 2016 Denise CopelandGovernance and Charity Advice, Developing Governance Group, Charity RegulationGovernance, Finance

Charity trustees are ultimately responsible for the charities which they govern and have a responsibility to run their charity in line with legal requirements and best practice. 

NICVA Launch NI Faith Map Project

1 Sep 2016 Research, NI Faith Map

NICVA is sending out a call to all faith-based organisations to sign up to their exciting new 'NI Faith Map' project.  

NICVA’s State of the Sector Profiles the VCSE Sector

22 Aug 2016 Rachel ShannonResearch, State of the Sector

NICVA’s latest State of the Sector research sheds light on the VCSE sector in Northern Ireland in a brand new online format. This article focuses on the Profile section of the research. 

NICVA Launch State of the Sector Research

9 Aug 2016 Rachel ShannonState of the Sector

NICVA has launched its latest State of the Sector research in a brand new online format. Explore the new online resource here.

NICVA Payscales 2016 - 2018

5 Aug 2016 Alex McGimpseyHRNJC Payscales

The NJC payscales were agreed in May 2016 following negotiations on the cost of living increase. NICVA has now updated its payscales for 2016 - 2018 using NJC points 6 - 49.

Big Ideas - A Festival of Economics the programme so far...

29 Jul 2016 Lisa McElherronPolicy, Centre for Economic Empowerment, Detail DataEconomy

The countdown is on to Big Ideas - A festival of Economics. With two weeks to go the list of speakers and topics is looking pretty impressive.

Suicide deaths in Northern Ireland highest on record

29 Jul 2016 Andrea ThornburyDetail Data, Research, PolicySuicide, Health

THREE hundred and eighteen suicides were registered in Northern Ireland during 2015 – the highest annual death toll since records began in 1970.

CollaborationNI Bursary Fund closed

25 Jul 2016 Leeann KellyCollaborationNIoutcomes

Waterfront Hall, Belfast 10-11 October 2016 CollaborationNI is delighted to be managing a bursary fund from The Executive Office (TEO) for community and voluntary sector places at the Global Outcomes-Based Accountability Summit

Voluntary community and social enterprise sector funding model consultation

5 Jul 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsPolicy, Funding

Justice Minister Claire Sugden has published proposals to modernise the system used to award funding to third sector organisations delivering justice outcomes.

NICVA Update on EU Referendum.

1 Jul 2016 Policy, EU Referendum and Brexit

An update on Brexit for the Northern Ireland voluntary and community sector.

Support for NICVA members applying for Road Safety Grants

27 Jun 2016 Andrea ThornburyDetail Data, Research, PolicyFunding, Open Data, Open Data Portal

Interested in applying to the grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launched? Detail Data can provide NICVA members with information that could support their application. 

Featured member: Will to Give

23 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsFeatured Members

Will to Give is a membership charity open to all charities operating in Northern Ireland. Their aim is to work together to promote gifts in Wills for the benefit of all charities in NI.

Northern Ireland Business Groups, Trade Unions and Voluntary Sector unite to highlight benefits of remaining within the EU

22 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsEU Referendum and Brexit

In an eve of poll joint message, organisations representing business owners, trade unions and the voluntary and community sectors across Northern Ireland have highlighted the economic evidence, which overwhelmingly favours remaining within the EU.

Sector Forecast Survey Preliminary Findings Released

17 Jun 2016 Rachel ShannonResearch, State of the Sector

Earlier this year NICVA launched their Sector Forecast Survey which explored organisations outlook for 2016. This article presents some preliminary findings from the research. 

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