Category Archives: Issues

Government policy enabling social action

Phoenix Natural Gas hopes that the important lessons learnt through the course of the Boiler Replacement Scheme will be used in future social initiatives such as the Affordable Warmth initiative. Social action...

Further Education strategy launched

Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry MLA has launched the new Further Education Strategy for Northern Ireland. The new strategy for further education in Northern Ireland was recently launched by Employment and...

Flood defenses receive boost

In the wake of recent flooding an extra £1.3 million has been found to bolster Northern Ireland’s flood defenses and additional funding has been allocated to tackle problem roads prone to flooding....

Managing risk

RSA’s Managing Director Gavin Mitchell talks to Owen McQuade about the company’s role in the Northern Ireland insurance market and the challenges facing insurance providers globally. RSA Insurance Northern Ireland is part...

Teachers’ union rejects pay offer

The largest teachers’ union in Northern Ireland has rejected the pay offer for teachers and principals made by the Management Side of the Teachers Negotiating Committee (TNC). The National Association of Schoolmasters...

Supporting parents, growing business

Last year Employers For Childcare launched ‘Striking the Balance’, a report which explores the impact becoming a parent has on a person’s working life, employment and career. The results clearly demonstrate that...

Household landfill waste decreasing

Newly released statistics from the Department of the Environment reveal that household waste sent to landfills from July to September 2015 fell below 100,000 tonnes for the first time. The amount of...

Enterprise manifesto

agendaNi takes a look at CSR Europe’s Enterprise 2020 Manifesto. In response to the urgent need to address unemployment, climate change and demographic changes in Europe, the corporate social responsibility movement, CSR...