Category Archives: Public Affairs

Breaking the silence

Nexus launched our break the silence campaign last year as part of sexual violence and abuse awareness week (the week falls this year between the 5-12 of February). The campaign’s aim is...

TRADE UNION DESK

ICTU’s John O’Farrell argues that the main benefit for installing decency into every workplace isn’t merely financial. On the same week as the taxpayer-owned Ulster Bank decided to cull another 11 branches...

Party conferences

DUP: Standing strong for Northern Ireland There was a sense of public restraint around the DUP annual party conference. Having felt the intense glare of the national media spotlight in the run...

Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2017

The Northern Ireland Energy Forum is the annual gathering of Northern Ireland’s energy sector. The 2017 conference, sponsored by Pinsent Masons LLP and NIE Networks, brought together expert speakers to discuss the...

Political Platform

Sinn Féin MLA Emma Rogan was co-opted in to the South Down Assembly seat after the election of former minister Chris Hazzard to Westminster. Rogan, whose father was murdered in the Loughinisland...

Meet the Media

Michael Devlin, editor of the County Tyrone weekly, the Strabane Chronicle, talks about how his love of writing inadvertently drove him in to journalism, staying relevant in the digital age and offers...

Shaking the money tree

In the past seven years of Tory economic management, the British taxpayer has been deprived of around £30 billion each year, through evasion (illegal), avoidance (legal) or simply uncollected. That is one...

Constituency proposals know no bounds

  Having completed the Secondary Consultation phase of the 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies, later than anticipated, the Boundary Commission has expressed confidence that it will meet the September 2018 statutory deadline...