Northern Ireland on the brink of a 'No-Deal Brexit' emergency

7 Jun 2019Siobhan McAlister Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsBrexit, Joint Forum

NICVA has joined with our colleagues in the Brexit and Human Rights Working Group to warn that we are on the brink of a 'No Deal Brexit' emergency.

So, what actually happened in the Brexit process this week?

15 Mar 2019Siobhan McAlister Brexit & BeyondBrexit

The phrase ‘crunch time’ has been vastly overused during the Brexit process, but with two weeks to go until the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, this week was a particularly significant one.

What happens to data flows after a no deal Brexit?

26 Feb 2019Bob Harper Brexit & Beyond, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Data protection, Brexit

What happens to flows of personal data across borders after Brexit, and how might your organisation be affected?

Northern Ireland civic society delegation visits Westminster with plea to avoid no-deal Brexit

31 Jan 2019Shauna O'Neill Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsBrexit

NICVA, along with representatives from Northern Ireland’s business, farming, trade union sectors travelled to Westminster on Monday to urge political party leaders to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Time almost up to avoid No Deal disaster for NI society

14 Jan 2019Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsBrexit

With the UK scheduled to leave the European Union in 12 weeks and less than a month left to agree a deal that the EU can ratify, society and services in NI could be on the receiving end of the worst consequences of a no deal.

The Priority for Northern Ireland must be to avoid a no deal outcome - Joint letter from Voluntary, Community, Environment and Rural sector

22 Nov 2018Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsBrexit

NICVA joined with Rural Community Network and Nature Matters NI to issue the following joint letter welcoming the progress made in the draft UK Withdrawal Agreement.

May 2018 Brexit Update

15 May 2018Siobhan McAlister Brexit & BeyondBrexit

Last week the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill had its final day of report stage in the House of Lords.

Cross-border working is rewarding – when you know how

13 Feb 2018Neil Wilson Charity RegulationBrexit, Charity commission, Charity Regulation

A sell-out conference for charities working both North and South of the border heard from several speakers who outlined the specific challenges they faced and how they met them.

Third sector says UK must stay in single market and customs union

7 Feb 2018Geoff Nuttall Brexit & BeyondBrexit, EU Referendum and Brexit

A joint statement issued by the national third sector bodies of devolved nations - Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales - details various measures they feel are essential to avoid or minimise the potential harmful impacts of Brexit.

Extradition issue to become ‘toxic’ post-Brexit

16 Nov 2017Andrea Thornbury Detail DataBrexit, European Arrest Warrant (EAW)

THE extradition process "could become toxic once again” if the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is lost as a result of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, a senior civil servant has warned.