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Steps 2 Success Statistical Bulletin - October 2014 to September 2020

The Steps 2 Success (S2S) Statistical Bulletin provides key statistical information for the Steps 2 Success programme.

Published 29 July 2021Statistical reports

Vacancies: Statistical Factsheet July 2021

This Statistical Fact Sheet, which is published three times a year (along with a more detailed annual bulletin), presents key information on employment vacancies which have been notified to the Department for Communities (DfC).

Published 28 July 2021Statistical reports

Annual Report on the Social Fund 2019 - 2020

This annual report on the operation of the Social Fund, was laid before the Northern Ireland Assembly in accordance with section 146(5) and (6) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992.

Published 23 July 2021Corporate reports

The Department’s policy on rent control for protected and statutory tenancies has as its basis the strategy for the PRS sector, entitled ‘Renting privately: a strategic framework’, published in 2004.

Published 22 July 2021Legislation and regulations

The aim of this policy change is to support economic recovery by ensuring self-employed claimants have the support they need to restart their businesses.

Published 21 July 2021Legislation and regulations

The amendments are necessary following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

Regulation 2 amends the Social Fund Winter Fuel Payment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (S.R. 2000 No. 91) (“the Social Fund Regulations”)

Published 21 July 2021Legislation and regulations

Under the 1950 Employment and Training Act, the Department for Communities (DfC) has a statutory obligation to assist employers to obtain suitable employees.

Published 08 July 2021Legislation and regulations

Wellbeing and engagement in culture, heritage and sport by adults in Northern Ireland 2019/20

Statistics in relation to wellbeing and engagement in culture, heritage and sport: findings from the 2019/20 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 06 July 2021Statistical reports

These Regulations will amend the Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 to correct anomalies with regard to Child Benefit end dates.

Published 05 July 2021Legislation and regulations

The Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) is designed to aid individual householders who have suffered severe inconvenience as a result of internal flooding to their properties.

Published 05 July 2021Circulars

Article 29 (1) of the Local Government (NI) Order 2005 confers powers on district councils in relation to emergencies.

Published 01 July 2021Circulars

The Private Tenancies Bill follows on from the Departments consultation on firm proposals for change and will include measures to improve the safety, security and quality of the Private Rented Sector.

Published 01 July 2021Legislation and regulations

The DfC Disability Action Plan sets out how the Department proposes to fulfil the duties under Section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in relation to its functions, for the period 2020-2024.

Published 28 June 2021Corporate reports

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared an updated Accounts Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts for Northern Ireland District Councils.

Published 25 June 2021Circulars

Summary evaluation report based on evaluations submitted by councils regarding Community Festivals Fund outcomes.

Published 24 June 2021Corporate reports

This document provides further information on the Historic Environment Record of Northern Ireland (HERoNI). It contains an overview of the extensive collections held in HERoNI and describes the history, purpose and uses of the Record.

Published 18 June 2021Guidance literature

The overall aim of the Belfast Streets Ahead programme is to maximise the potential of the city centre’s public realm to position Belfast as a premier European regional capital and the primary retail and leisure destination in Northern Ireland.

Published 17 June 2021Legislation and regulations

Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Service Statistics: Data to March 2021 (experimental)

This quarterly publication provides an overview on the performance of the Child Maintenance Service in Northern Ireland. This publication contains information up to the quarter ending March 2021.

Published 16 June 2021Statistical reports

The Department’s Equality Scheme includes a commitment to the development of an Equality Action Plan (EAP) which relates to the Department’s specific functions and aims to promote equality of opportunity and good relations by taking actions to address inequalities.

Published 15 June 2021Business plans

Personal Independence Payment is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16 to 64 years. Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance cannot be claimed at the same time.

Published 10 June 2021Guidance literature

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