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The Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Northern Ireland requires capital investment in assets to deliver against the Executive’s Programme for Government (PfG).

Published 19 February 2024Legislation and regulations

To assist others to use the craft kit MAG have published a starter pack that accompanies the craft kit. It has been prepared for placemaking facilitators and is also useful for Local Action Group members. It includes additional guidance, presentation slides and guida

Published 16 February 2024Guidance literature

The fact sheet provides a quarterly overview of the performance and composition of the Fund for the three months ending 31 December 2022.

Published 14 February 2024Financial plans and reports

These memos contain advice for decision makers on Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment, new style Jobseeker’s Allowance and new style Employment and Support Allowance.

Published 13 February 2024Guidance literature

The Department for Communities (DfC) presents its Social Fund Account which has been prepared in accordance with a direction issued by the Department of Finance (DoF) in pursuance of section 146(4) of the Social Security Administration (NI) Act 1992.

Published 12 February 2024Corporate reports

The ranking of economic projects can be relatively easily determined using a range of quantitative economic measures, but estimating the anticipated impact of arts, heritage, sports and community projects - cultural projects - is more challenging.

Published 08 February 2024Research and analysis

Vacancies: Statistical Factsheet February 2024

This Statistical factsheet, 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 07 February 2024Statistical reports

The overall objectives of Universal Credit and Jobseeker’s Allowance are to support people who are on a low income or out of work. They provide claimants with the support they need to prepare for work, move into work, or to earn more if already in work.

Published 05 February 2024Legislation and regulations

The Economic and Social Research Review aims to capture and disseminate key economic and social research relevant to the Department’s policy agenda to inform evidence-based policy making.

Published 26 January 2024Statistical reports

The Collective Money Purchase Schemes Regulations implement a new authorisation and supervisory regime for collective money purchase schemes a type of occupational pension scheme in which the contributions of members and employers are pooled and invested with a view to deliver

Published 26 January 2024Legislation and regulations

This document presents the findings of the first five stages of the process and the (stage 6) decisions taken by the Department for Communities with regards to Changes to the Discretionary Support Scheme. 

Published 24 January 2024Corporate reports

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

Published 24 January 2024Circulars

Due to the ongoing absence of the Northern Ireland Assembly, we are required to revoke and remake any confirmatory sets of Regulations.

Published 23 January 2024Legislation and regulations

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of arc21.

Published 23 January 2024Circulars

Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the Local Government Staff Commission.

Published 23 January 2024Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).

Published 23 January 2024Circulars

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 23 January 2024Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the North West Regional Waste Management Group (NWRWMG).

Published 23 January 2024Circulars

Appendix A draft damp and mould Housing Association Guide amendment

Published 19 January 2024Guidance literature

This is the second in a series of MAG Principles documents, which will examine our built environment and identify a range of important design issues that we need to address in making our cities, towns, villages, and rural communities better places in which to live, work and pl

Published 08 January 2024Promotional material

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