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New rates for 2015/16 statutory payments

18 Feb 2015Alex Hastings HRHR

New rates for statutory payments such as maternity, paternity, adoption and sickness have been announced for use from 6 April 2015.

NJC Pay - Strike called off over new pay proposal

13 Oct 2014Alex Hastings HRHR, NJC Payscales

Further industrial action by local government workers for 14 October 2014 has been called off following an announcement that the trade unions and employers will consult members on new pay proposals.

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.