Category Archives: Issues

CSR in the public sector

agendaNi reviews the CSR efforts of some of Northern Ireland’s public sector bodies. NI Water NI Water’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy defines how as a business it is committed to behaving...

Suicide crisis

Since the Good Friday Agreement more people have died by suicide than were killed during the 30 years of the Troubles. Philip McTaggart talks to Owen McQuade about the suicide crisis and...

Safe and healthy food

The Food Standards Agency hosted a round table discussion on the importance of safe and healthy food in the hospitality sector and the impact of the Northern Ireland Year of Food and...

Political perspectives

In the third of our series of interviews with Northern Ireland’s newly elected MPs, Adam Morton speaks to Newry and Armagh’s Mickey Brady MP, whose election in May 2015 saw Sinn Féin...

Northern Ireland’s productivity challenge

Speaking at the Annual Northern Ireland Economic Conference the Chair of Northern Ireland’s Economic Advisory Group, Ellvena Graham discusses the need for Northern Ireland to improve its productivity. Northern Ireland’s Economic Advisory...

New radiotherapy unit to open

With the new radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Hospital to open soon, agendaNi took the opportunity to visit the site and speak to some of the unit’s new staff. The new radiotherapy unit...

Housing Executive audit

A recent report by the Northern Ireland Audit Office was critical of a number of land dealings made by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive between 2004 and 2010. The Northern Ireland Housing...

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....