Elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly take place on Thursday 5th May. The deadline for registering to stand as a candidate has now passed. In 2016 there are 276 candidates seeking election to 108 Assembly seats.
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council recently enlisted NICVA's Social Enterprise Sector Matters with help in administering their community planning fora application process. The DEA fora presents an exciting opportunity for the sector.
NICVA welcomes the Charity Commission’s guidance on the new accounting and reporting regulations.
Conversation Zone is a chance for voluntary and community organisations to meet with key elected members of the Alliance Party and raise the issues that are important to them and the people they work with.
On 19th January the Evason Group, or the Welfare Reform Working Group, established by the 'A Fresh Start' Agreement published their recommendations for the mitigation of the impacts of welfare reform.
The review of the non-domestic rating system makes some proposals around the current exemptions that charitable organisations receive on their properties. Voluntary and community organisations could be affected. Here we examine how.
The bi-annual RO:COP roundtable event took place on Wednesday, 11 November in NICVA and was a great success.