Covid-19

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended to April 2021

17 Dec 2020Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19), COVID19 UpdatesHR, Covid-19

The government announced on 17 December that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of April 2021

NICVA Conference “COVID-19: Taking Stock at the year end”

11 Dec 2020Déarbhla Sloan Advocacy & Government Engagement (COVID19)Covid-19, Covid 19 Response

On Wednesday 9th December, NICVA hosted a major webinar with Communities Minister Carál Ní Chulín and DfC Permanent Secretary Tracy Meharg who collectively took stock of the impacts and lessons from the Covid-19 crisis.

Covid Collaborations: How voluntary & community sector/researcher partnership projects are helping those impacted by Covid

3 Dec 2020Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsCovid 19 Response, Covid-19, collaboration; partnership

During the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic many organisations and businesses face unprecedented changes and obstacles to their normal work. 

Updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance hub

20 Nov 2020Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19)HR, Covid-19

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance has been updated to reflect the extension of the scheme until March 2021

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended to March

6 Nov 2020Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19)HR, Covid-19

On 5 November, the Chancellor announced that the Job Retention Scheme (furlough scheme) will be extended to the end of March 2021. 

Working from home tax relief

5 Nov 2020Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19)Finance, Covid-19

Employees working from home due to COVID19 are eligible to apply for tax relief up to £125

Coronavirus Job Rentention Scheme (CJRS) November extension

2 Nov 2020Alex Hastings Employment and HR (COVID19)HR, Covid-19

On 31 October 2020 the government announced an extension to the CJRS scheme for furloughing workers until December 2020. 

About the updated Government Job Support Scheme (POSTPONED)

23 Oct 2020Alex Hastings Employment and HR (COVID19)HR, Covid-19

The Government has introduced and announced changes to the Job Support Scheme (now postponed) which will open on 01 November 2020 following the closure of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) on 31 October 2020. 

Health Minister announces new Covid-19 surge plan for Northern Ireland

8 Oct 2020Kathy Maguire COVID19 UpdatesCovid-19

Health Minister Robin Swann has launched a new COVID-19 Surge Planning Strategic Framework for Northern Ireland.

The Community response to Covid-19 in Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area

26 May 2020Michele Crilly COVID 19, COVID 19 Action with Local Councils, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough CouncilCovid-19

This short article reflects upon the  Community response to Covid-19 in Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area.