Employing and managing staff well is a key issue for all community and voluntary organisations. These resources will help you when you are devising policies relating to managing staff.
Job Start scheme - a guide for employers
7 May 2021Shauna O'Neill HREmploying People
JobStart is a new employer incentive scheme from the Department for Communities that will help young people at risk of long term unemployment to get into the job market by providing government funding for employers to create job opportunities.
Could your charity benefit from an intern?
11 Mar 2019Shauna O'Neill Communications, HREmploying People
We have teamed up with Queen’s University Belfast to launch a specific call to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in a position to offer short internships to QUB students over the summer.
Human Resources Training Series 2019
14 Jan 2019Training and Skills Development, HRHR, Training, Employing People
People are our greatest asset and so it's important ensure that they are developed, supported and managed well. NICVA and Sector Matters have developed this HR training series for all those who manage staff and volunteers.
NJC Pay - two year deal agreed for 2016 - 18
3 Jun 2016Alex Hastings HRHR, Salaries, Employing People, NJC Payscales
The National Joint Council for Local Government Services has confirmed the pay deal, setting new pay rates from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017.
New Payroll Service Launched
18 May 2016Una McKernan HREmploying People
Our ongoing relationship with Moore Stephens in supporting the sector access the most appropriate Automatic Enrolment pension solutions has been a great success over the last two years.
Launch of 2014 Workforce Survey Top Line Findings
16 Dec 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Salaries, Salary Survey, Employing People, HR
The 2014 Workforce Survey is NICVA's fifth such study in the series. The study explores salaries, recruitment, pensions, benefits and retention in the voluntary and community sector workforce.
Zero-hours Contracts Public Consultation: NICVA Response
10 Oct 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public AffairsEconomy, Employing People, HR
The Department of Employment and Learning held a public consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland. The response from NICVA is below.
Response to zero-hours contracts consultation
8 Oct 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public Affairs, HREconomy, Employing People
The Department of Employment and Learning issued a public consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland. NICVA's response is included below.
Zero-Hours Contracts: Consultation Event
19 Sep 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public AffairsEconomy, Employing People
NICVA hosted an event to discuss the Department for Employment and Learning's public consultation on zero-hours contracts.
Membership of Boards or Committees
17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook
This article outlines NICVA's policy on staff members sitting on the board or committee of another organisation.