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OFMDFM – Consultation Zone

Please see below a link were you will find the latest OFMDFM consultations published to seek your views and opinions.   http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/index/about-ofmdfm/ofmdfm-consultation-zone.htm

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Healthy Workforce = Healthy Business

Employees are your biggest asset – look after them! 2014 Diary dates for unique and beneficial health and well being courses for ALL employees: The Public Health Agency in partnership with BGA wish to recruit COMMUNITY WORKERS in the South Eastern Health Trust area who would like to attend the ACCREDITED HEALTH CHAMPION course on Wednesday 29th January 2014 at Lisburn Enterprise Organisation.  …

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Bursaries Available for the Advanced Diploma in Social Enterprise

  The School for Social Enterprises in Ireland (SSEI) is delighted to be able to offer £1000 bursaries provided by The Flax Trust for its social enterprise development programme, leading to the award of the Advanced Diploma in Social Enterprise.  This is a one year social enterprise development programme aimed at those who have an idea to start a social …

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£1.2million Volunteering Small Grants Programme

Aimed at helping organisations throughout Northern Ireland recruit and support volunteers, this new programme is a key part of Northern Ireland’s first ever volunteering strategy “Join in, Get involved: Build a Better Future”. The Small Grants Programme will increase and develop local volunteer involvement and give more support to front line volunteers. With some £600,000 available each year for the …

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Belfast City Council Free Workshops

The Economic Initiatives section of Belfast City Council has organised free workshops taking place during Global Entrepreneurship Week 18-24 November.  Full details can be found at http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-27004.aspxx Belfast City Council is hosting the workshops to encourage existing or aspiring entrepreneurs take a step forward in their plans to start a business, seize a new opportunity or find out more about …

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Applications Now Open Central Good Relations Fund

The Central Good Relations Fund Programme 2013/14 is now open for applications. Funding is available in the form of Project Funding or Small Grants. Details of each strand of funding are outlined in the application guidance. Organisations may apply for both types of funding where the application relates to distinct projects. Successful applicants under the 2013/14 Funding Programme will be …

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Employment Law advice provided by STEP:-

Advice provided to employees only Advice includes: All matters relating to working conditions – In particular, Hours of working, holidays, rest breaks and flexible working  Financial issues – Unlawful deduction of wages, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, holiday pay, national minimum wage End of employment issues – Redundancy, Lay-off, short-time working, dismissal (wrongful, unfair and constructive dismissal) Contract of …

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EMPLOYMENT LAW

You do not need to be a practicing solicitor in order to give Employment Law Advice or to represent at the Industrial Tribunal or Fair Employment Tribunal.  Northern Ireland is a common law jurisdiction which means that, historically, law was developed through case-law rather than through legislation. Common law is still very important for employment law. You must have knowledge …

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Causeway Foodbank

Do you work with families & individuals in the Causeway area (Coleraine Borough & Ballymoney) who are struggling to put food on the table for themselves and their families? Are you a statutory, voluntary or community organisation supporting people on short & long term basis?  If so Causeway Foodbank can help provide emergency food & support for the community in …

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English Language Classes

English Language Classes Bangor, Belfast & Newry Language competence is important in settling and participating in life in Northern Ireland. There are many opportunities to learn and improve English skills for people who do not speak English as their first language. Many classes are starting again after a summer break and EMBRACE has prepared lists of those offered in Bangor, Belfast and …

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