HR

We provide HR advice and guidance on a range of topics to help voluntary and community organisations deal with HR matters effectively. We also provide examples of HR policies through publishing our staff handbook. You can find out more about HR issues on our HR hub.

Minimum Wage increased rates - April 2024

22 Mar 2024Eamonn McKee HRHR

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates increase from 1 April 2024.

Legal Island discounted elearning to NICVA members

18 Jan 2024Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentcyber security, GDPR, Health and Wellbeing, HR

NICVA is working in partnership with Legal Island to offer discounted eLearning training to our members.

NJC Payscales for 2023/24

6 Nov 2023Eamonn McKee HRHR, NJC Payscales

The National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay agreement has been confirmed for 2023/24.  The pay offer was for a flat payment of £1,925 on each scale point with effect from 1 April 2023.

NJC 2023 - 2024 PAY UPDATE

3 Nov 2023Eamonn McKee HRHR, Salaries, NJC Payscales

The 2023 pay award has been agreed with trade unions.

Trustees' Month - November 2023

2 Oct 2023Sandra Bailie Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, risk assessment, HR, Finance

Trustees' Week is 6-10 November 2023, it is a special opportunity to recognise the valuable work of Trustees in our sector and to encourage others to volunteer on boards. This kicks off our Trustees' month in NICVA.

Performance Management Policy

13 Sep 2023Alex Hastings HRHR

The article outlines NICVA's Performance Management Policy.

HR training series Autumn 2023

9 Dec 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentHR, managing staff

Our people are our greatest asset so it is important that they are developed, supported and managed well. This Human Resource (HR) series is for anyone who manages staff and board members in the voluntary and community sector. 

Work Well Live Well in NICVA

9 Dec 2022Sandra Bailie HRWellbeing, Mental Health, HR

Last year NICVA partnered with NI Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) and The Public Health Agency (PHA) to be part of the Work Well Live Well Programme. This short article tells of our journey and some of the ideas we have for next year.

NJC Payscales for 2022/23

9 Nov 2022Eamonn McKee HRHR, NJC Payscales

The National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay agreement has been confirmed for 2022/23.  The pay offer was for a flat rate payment of £1,925 on each scale point with effect from 1 April 2022.

NJC 2022 - 2023 PAY UPDATE

3 Nov 2022Eamonn McKee HRHR, Salaries, NJC Payscales

The 2022 pay award has been agreed with trade unions.