QUB Students available for internship

25 Jan 2024Shauna O'Neill Training and Skills DevelopmentEmployment

Could your charity benefit from Summer student support for 4 or 8 weeks? QUB's Summer 2024 funded Student Internship Programme will give extra support to your organisation during the Summer of 2024.

NICVA and Belfast City Council partner to explore inclusive employment

22 Jan 2024Shauna O'Neill Policy & Public AffairsEmployment

Over 200 delegates gathered at Ulster University’s Belfast campus today (Monday, 22 January) to explore how Belfast can address economic inactivity and achieve a truly inclusive labour market.

No-one knows where the jobs market is going

22 Jun 2023Ryan Miller undefinedWork, Sector Issues, Employment, Social Policy

Employment is a tentpole for society. Working keeps people well, produces stuff we need, and gives people money to pay their bills and live a life. However, we have no idea what the jobs market will look like in the near future.

Developing our approaches to blended working

27 May 2021Shauna O'Neill Employment and HR (COVID19), HR, COVID19 UpdatesEmployment, return to work, Work Life Balance

None of us could have predicted the impact COVID-19 would have on every area of our lives.

HR mentoring support for small charities – CIPD offer to NICVA members

23 Jul 2020Shauna O'Neill COVID 19, Employment and HR (COVID19), HRHR, Employment

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.  

State of the Sector Survey Goes Live

14 Oct 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Charitable giving, Employment, Funding, Fundraising, Sector Issues

NICVA has launched its 7th State of the Sector survey. The survey has been circulated to nearly 4,500 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and we need to hear from you. 

The future of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland

27 Feb 2015Bob Harper Centre for Economic EmpowermentEmployment

The Minister for Employment and Learning has outlined his position on the future of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland.

Zero Hours Contracts Consultation

24 Jun 2014Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsEmployment

The Department for Employment and Learning has released a consultation on Zero Hours Contracts in Northern Ireland.

Making Employability Work

2 May 2014Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic EmpowermentEmployment, Unemployment

With unemployment high on the political agenda, it's time to scrutinise the effectiveness of employability schemes.

Generation Y

5 Feb 2014Elizabeth Hendron Centre for Economic EmpowermentEmployment, Economy, Economy

Ed Howker, one of the keynote speakers at our Creating the Good Economy - For Life conference in January wrote this article for us to highlight some of the issues faced by Generation Y.