Employing People

Employing and managing staff well is a key issue for all community and voluntary organisations. These resources will help you when you are devising policies relating to managing staff.  

Employment Life-cycle Training Series 2018

20 Jul 2017Training and skills, HRHR, Training, Employing People

NICVA and Sector Matters are pleased to offer this popular Employment Life-cycle series of training again this year. The four training sessions guide you through the critical elements of the employment relationship.

NJC Pay - two year deal agreed for 2016 - 18

3 Jun 2016Alex Hastings HRHR, Salaries, Employing People, NJC Payscales

The National Joint Council for Local Government Services has confirmed the pay deal, setting new pay rates from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017.

New Payroll Service Launched

18 May 2016Una McKernan HREmploying People

Our ongoing relationship with Moore Stephens in supporting the sector access the most appropriate Automatic Enrolment pension solutions has been a great success over the last two years.  

Launch of 2014 Workforce Survey Top Line Findings

16 Dec 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Salaries, Salary Survey, Employing People, HR

The 2014 Workforce Survey is NICVA's fifth such study in the series. The study explores salaries, recruitment, pensions, benefits and retention in the voluntary and community sector workforce. 

Zero-hours Contracts Public Consultation: NICVA Response

10 Oct 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic Empowerment, PolicyEconomy, Employing People, HR

The Department of Employment and Learning held a public consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland. The response from NICVA is below.

Response to zero-hours contracts consultation

8 Oct 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy, HREconomy, Employing People

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.

Zero-Hours Contracts: Consultation Event

19 Sep 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic Empowerment, PolicyEconomy, Employing People

NICVA hosted an event to discuss the Department for Employment and Learning's public consultation on zero-hours contracts.

Membership of Boards or Committees

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy on staff members sitting on the board or committee of another organisation.

Receiving Gifts

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy on members of staff accepting gifts.

Providing Staff with References

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, General Employment Issues, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to providing employees with a reference.