Insight and latest updates from our team

State of the Sector VI

By NICVA 1 Apr 2012 Andrea Thornbury

State of the Sector VI provides a comprehensive picture of the scale and scope of the economic activities of the Northern Ireland voluntary and community sector.

Sector Matters - Redundancy and ‘Winding up’ advice

By NICVA 30 Mar 2012

In the current climate organisations may be in the unfortunate position of having to make staff redundant or even go so far as closing down the organisation itself, known as ‘winding-up’.  Sector Matters has drafted some overview advice for th

Re-Advertisment Economic Analyst

By NICVA 30 Mar 2012

ECONOMIC ANALYST CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT (REF: EA2’12) Full-time, fixed term 3 years post.  Salary equivalent to NJC points 29-31 (£24,646 - £26,276 Candidates will normally be appointed on the first point of the scale). 

Red tape and bureaucracy on agenda in Assembly

By NICVA 27 Mar 2012 Lisa McElherron

Minister for Social Development, Nelson McCausland, referred to work to cut bureaucracy and red tape in government funding during a report on his involvement in the British Irish Council meeting on social inclusion.

[email protected] 2.0 project seeking participants

By NICVA 26 Mar 2012

As part of NICVA's involvement with Reaching Out: Connecting Older People, we're glad to share news from EGSA, who are looking for participants for the pilot programme of [email protected] 2.0.

A look at the 2012 Budget

By NICVA 22 Mar 2012

Taking a step back from the detail of the budget it is perhaps worth looking at what it affirmed or changed in the bigger picture of the UK economy and public finances.

Viewfinder 11

By NICVA 14 Mar 2012 Andrea Thornbury

This viewfinder survey focuses on collaborative working and competition, the impact of public sector cuts and sources of income, as well as staffing and volunteers.

Welfare Reform Conference: relive the debate

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Relive the action and debate from the welfare reform conference held at NICVA on Tuesday 6 March 2012 in conjunction with Law Centre (NI).

Welfare Reform: Q & A with Northern Ireland politicians, Neil Couling DWP, and Professor Ruth Lister

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: Q & A with Northern Ireland politicians, Neil Couling DWP, and Professor Ruth Lister.

Welfare Reform: Baroness Ruth Lister in conversation with Paul Clark

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: Baroness Ruth Lister in conversation with Paul Clark

Welfare Reform: Q & A with Neil Couling and Les Allamby

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: Q & A with Neil Couling and Les Allamby

Welfare Reform: Les Allamby on the Welfare Reform Bill in a Northern Ireland context

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: Les Allamby, Law Centre (NI) on the Welfare Reform Bill in a Northern Ireland context

Welfare Reform: Neil Couling DWP on reforming welfare in the UK

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: Neil Couling DWP on reforming welfare in the UK

Welfare Reform: welcome address from NICVA Chairman Bob Stronge

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: welcome address from NICVA Chairman Bob Stronge

Welfare Reform: Paul Clark welcomes delegates to the conference

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Welfare Reform: Paul Clark welcomes delegates to the conference

Welfare Reform: Panel Discussion and Workshop Feedback

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Panel discussion and workshop feedback from the Welfare Reform Conference held in NICVA on Tuesday 6 March 2012

Welfare Reform: Will Haire, Permanent Secretary DSD addresses the conference

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012

Will Haire, Permanent Secretary DSD addresses the conference

Credibility, experience and legitimacy add up to powerful sector

By NICVA 9 Mar 2012 Lisa McElherron

The Shadow Secretary of State, Vernon Coaker MP, has told NICVA members that the power of the sector lies in its credibility, experience and legitimacy.

Fears that welfare reform will hit the poorest, hardest

By NICVA 7 Mar 2012

At an event held by NICVA and the Law Centre (NI) in Belfast, the most radical shake up of the social security system in over 40 years came under the spotlight. The event was broadcast live over the Internet.

Welfare Reform event to stream live

By NICVA 5 Mar 2012

Tomorrow's Welfare Reform event, hosted by NICVA and the Law Centre (NI), was very quickly booked to capacity. To allow as many people as possible to see, hear and contribute to this important event, we plan to stream it live, so that anybody who was u

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