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Viewfinder 7

By NICVA 1 Oct 2007 Andrea Thornbury

This Viewfinder covers issues such as the smoking ban, devolution in Northern Ireland, the issue of a draft Code of Governance for the voluntary and community sector, as well as the idea of mergers.

The Charities (NI) Order 2007 - Background Information

By NICVA 20 Jan 2007 Denise Copeland

The Charities (NI) Order 2007 which was laid before parliament in January will not continue its passage through Westminster as planned. 

Viewfinder 6

By NICVA 1 Sep 2006 Andrea Thornbury

This Viewfinder survey deals with issues as the summer marching season, the end of academic selection and training of board members.

NICVA Response to the Draft Charities (NI) Order 2006

By NICVA 1 Jul 2006 Denise Copeland

NICVA's response to the Department for Social Development’s (DSD) consultation paper on Draft Primary Legislation for the Charities (Northern Ireland) Order 2006.

Salary Survey 2006

By NICVA 1 Jul 2006 Andrea Thornbury

This report is the second study of its kind completed by NICVA in the past five years. It looks at workforce composition with regard to age, sex, contracts, job titles and remuneration levels.

Viewfinder 5

By NICVA 1 Mar 2006 Andrea Thornbury

Viewfinder 5 investigated the sector's opinion on a proposed smoking ban, gauged the opinion of the sector on the importance of the Review of Public Administration, and childcare in the sector.

State of the Sector IV

By NICVA 1 Nov 2005 Andrea Thornbury

The State of the Sector IV research adds to the already broad and in-depth knowledge of the sector by examining many of the key issues currently affecting and shaping it.

Charitable Giving in Northern Ireland 2005

By NICVA 1 Sep 2005 Andrea Thornbury

This research provides a detailed insight into the profile of donors and giving patterns in Northern Ireland.

Viewfinder 4

By NICVA 1 Jul 2005 Andrea Thornbury

This Viewfinder survey examined the voluntary and community sector on a range of issues, including smoking, political situation, policy debate, governance and fundraising.

Telling the Story of Peace II

By NICVA 1 Oct 2004 Andrea Thornbury

An assessment of the impact of PEACE II funding in Strabane, East Belfast and Cavan Special EU Programmes Body.

Viewfinder 3

By NICVA 1 Jun 2004 Andrea Thornbury

Viewfinder 3 showed underutilisation of Gift Aid schemes, annoyance at the difficulty faced when attempting to secure media coverage of issues and events, and a sector unsure of its future role in the delivery of public services.

Viewfinder 2

By NICVA 1 Mar 2004 Andrea Thornbury

The second Viewfinder has providing an insight into the views of the sector on issues such as Community Relations, Taskforce, 60 Day Action Team and Civil Society.

Drifting Off Course?

By NICVA 20 Jan 2004 Andrea Thornbury

Research on the impact of public service delivery from the perspective of the voluntary and community sector and government. A report originally prepared for the Task Force.

Viewfinder 1

By NICVA 1 Dec 2003 Andrea Thornbury

Viewfinder 1 investigated the political situation in Northern Ireland, the possible introduction of Peace III, the level of engagement by business on committees and the level of preparedness of the sector for the introduction of the Euro.

Insuring the future of the Sector: The Impact of Changes in Insurance on the Voluntary and Community Sector

By NICVA 1 Mar 2003 Andrea Thornbury

This research report reveals the impact of changes to insurance on the voluntary and community sector.

Assessment of the Impact of Gap or Interim Funding

By NICVA 10 Jan 2003 Andrea Thornbury

An assessment of the impact of gap / interim funding on the sustainability of voluntary and community sector organisations.

State of the Sector III

By NICVA 10 Mar 2002 Andrea Thornbury

The third edition of the State of the Sector research examines the size, scope and contribution of the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.

Salary Survey 2001

By NICVA 10 Dec 2001 Andrea Thornbury

NICVA’S Salary Survey 2001 aims to map salaries in the voluntary sector in Northern Ireland

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