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To ensure that District Council meetings can continue to be held during the Coronavirus crisis while meeting government guidelines on social distancing and self isolation. This will be achieved by allowing members to attend and take part in meetings using remote access.

Published 30 April 2020Legislation and regulations

In response to the spread of Covid19 and the risk this poses to the most vulnerable in society the Community Foundation NI (CFNI) have established a Coronavirus Community Fund which is open to constituted community organisations throughout Northern Ireland.

Published 28 April 2020Legislation and regulations

This pilot initiative involves two strands: to test the effectiveness of a match funded philanthropy fund between the public sector and private donors and secondly to provide capacity support to the Voluntary & Community organisations seeking to access philanthropy.

Published 28 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The Department has produced a COVID-19 Community Response Plan which summarises the range of actions being taken forward by the Department and its partners to enable the community response on the ground to COVID-19.  The document acknowledges the strength of the grassroot

Published 22 April 2020Development plan/framework

A Hardship Fund for Sport – a Small Grants Resource Programme is needed to support the sports sector during the Covid-19 lockdown and in the recovery months ahead.

Published 22 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The deployment of DRS/CAMLite and the subsequent phased migration of DLA, AA and CA to these systems will allow for the deactivation of DACS and for NI to align with system advances in GB.

Published 16 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The Department has produced a guidance document setting out general advice and information predominantly for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector.  The guidance covers issues which may arise during the Covid-19 outbreak including what to do if you/your tenan

Published 16 April 2020Guidance literature

This position statement sets out Historic Environment Division’s objectives in conserving the marine heritage of Northern Ireland and how it aims to meet its obligations under UK historic environment legislation and policy and associated international conventions.

Published 07 April 2020Corporate reports

Full list of scheduled historic monuments in Northern Ireland.

Published 06 April 2020Lists and registers

The Minister for Communities has determined that she shall make funds available to cover council costs incurred when planning for or responding to COVID-19 related issues.

Published 06 April 2020Circulars

The Department wishes to introduce measures to assist those living in the private rented sector in the face of the COVID 19 emergency with particular focus being in relation to financial assistance and prevention of evictions.

Published 06 April 2020Legislation and regulations

The Local Government Circular 08/2020 provides a set of consolidated guidance on councillor allowances.

Published 06 April 2020Circulars

The Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (General Levy) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 give effect to new rates to calculate the general levy payable by occupational pension schemes and personal pension schemes.

Published 03 April 2020Legislation and regulations

Discretionary Support was introduced as a Northern Ireland-specific scheme to replace Social Fund Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for living expenses following their abolition as part of the package of welfare reforms.  The Discretionary Support policy was develope

Published 31 March 2020Legislation and regulations

The amounts of the automatic enrolment and re-enrolment earnings trigger (the earnings level at which an employee must be automatically enrolled) and the qualifying earnings band (the earnings on which contributions must be paid) are set out in the Pensions (No.

Published 30 March 2020Legislation and regulations

The information contained in this factsheet will signpost you to up-to date information for employers during COVID-19.

Published 27 March 2020Guidance literature

The proposed statutory rule allows earnings factors derived from historic earnings to be restated at current values (i.e. values at tax year 2020/21 determined by reference to Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) for 12 months ending September 2019.

Published 19 March 2020Legislation and regulations

This Order specifies the percentage by which the guaranteed minimum pension element of an individual’s occupational pension entitlement is increased with effect from 6th April 2020 (a person could accrue a guaranteed minimum pension in a contracted-out occupational pensi

Published 19 March 2020Legislation and regulations

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

Published 13 March 2020Circulars

Northern Ireland Homelessness Bulletin July - December 2019

The Northern Ireland Homelessness bulletin is a biannual publication which contains information on a range of areas relating to homelessness.

Published 12 March 2020Statistical reports

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