Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information
Northern Ireland’s Health service has launched this mobile phone App to help ‘contact tracing’ of people potentially infected by the virus. It is a major aid in the battle to control the spread and stop a return to lockdown.
Seamus McAleavey, NICVA Chief Executive welcomes the Communities Minister's announcement today on the reopening of the COVID-19 Charities Fund and the further opportunity for organisations to access help.
Navigating through the workplace and people challenges caused by Covid-19 can be difficult. This is particularly the case for small charities – many of whom have either a limited or no HR function.
As many voluntary and community organisations begin to make important preparations for reopening offices and community facilities, NICVA have arranged a series of seminars to help prepare for that return.
Alex Hastings, NICVA's HR manager, gives us a few things to consider in terms of human resources as we return to premises and work. Below are 6 HR take-aways from the Return to Premises webinar on 22 July 2020.
On Wednesday 22 July 2020 NICVA hosted a webinar with speakers from Public Health Agency (PHA), Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Marsh Ltd on return to premises with 289 people attending.
New research by the University of Ulster has highlighted that almost a third of NI jobs are still vulnerable as a result of Covid-19, even following the easing of social distancing restrictions
Tracey Crothers, Manager of the Maghaberry Community Centre, talked to NICVA’s Helen McLaughlin about their community’s response to COVID 19 and why a local resident sings them songs over the phone to say thank-you!
NICVA facilitated a webinar on 3 July 2020 on Finanical Planning. Thanks to Rosemary Peters Gallagher OBE (Moore NI LLP) for delivering the session
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