NICVA are part of the Bureaucracy Project Board and the Bureaucracy Working Group, established in response to the NI Audit Office report on the relationship between government and the sector. Both the Audit Office and the Public Accounts Committee reports agreed that excessive bureaucracy with ever increasing demands over the years has skewed resources from the actual funded activity to over reporting. We'll provide regular updates in this section.

Bureaucracy Project – Launch of the Code of Practice

17 Jun 2015Una McKernan undefinedBureaucracy

NICVA are delighted that the Code of Practice has been launched, a code aimed at reducing the administrative burden associated with grant funding to the voluntary and community sector.

Viewfinder 15

21 Nov 2013Andrea Thornbury ResearchCharity Regulation, Bureaucracy, Pensions, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey examines issues such as bureaucracy, charity registration and auto enrolment of pensions.

Cutting red tape and bureaucracy – another step forward

24 Jun 2013Lisa McElherron Policy & Public AffairsBureaucracy

Another major milestone in the drive to cut excessive bureaucracy in government funding to the voluntary and community sector has been reached with the publication of a new report, Addressing Bureaucracy.

Red tape and bureaucracy on agenda in Assembly

27 Mar 2012Lisa McElherron Policy & Public AffairsBureaucracy

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.

Viewfinder 2

1 Mar 2004Andrea Thornbury ResearchBureaucracy, Community Relations, Viewfinder (Research)

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.