Open Consultations

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  • Public Appointment Competition for Comhairle na Gaelscolaiochta (CnaG) and Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE)

    The Department of Education is seeking members for Comhairle na Gaelscolaiochta (CnaG) and Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) More
    Closes 24 July 2024
  • ESA Application form July 2024

    How to claim You can submit a claim to New Style Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) online by following the link below. Entitlement to New Style ESA is dependent on your National Insurance record. For more information on the entitlement conditions, please visit NI Direct . You can ask a friend or relative or an organisation that you know and trust to help you. Alternatively you can contact ESA for help on 0800 085 6318. If you have speech or... More
    Closes 31 July 2024
  • EO1 Competition - Successful Candidates

    An opportunity for staff working in Universal Credit to advise of their inclusion on promotion or recruitment lists. More
    Closes 31 July 2024
  • EA Connect Admissions School and Playgroup User Satisfaction Survey 2024

    Developed through the EdIS programme, EA Connect is home to a number of key services delivered by the Education Authority (EA) to support pre-schools, schools and families. In 2024, Pre-Schools, Primary Schools, Post Primary Schools and Senior High Schools processed admissions applications for 69,879 children on EA Connect. As a user of EA Connect you are being asked to take part in a satisfaction survey. More
    Closes 31 July 2024
  • EO1 Competition - Successful Candidates WAS

    An opportunity for staff working in Working Age Services to advise of their inclusion on EO1 promotion list. More
    Closes 31 July 2024
  • Consultation for primary legislation to resolve issues in regard to the Department for the Economy’s financial powers.

    The Department for the Economy (DfE) proposes some clauses via primary legislation (a ‘Financial Provisions Bill’) to resolve issues in regard to some of the Department’s financial powers . Financial Provisions Bills are brought forward from time to time in relation to routine financial matters and technical and non-controversial issues that would not routinely require primary legislation. This legislation is expected to be included as DfE provisions... More
    Closes 1 August 2024
  • Ignite Your Skills Evaluation 2024

    You recently participated in the Ignite Your Skills Pilot programme. The programme aims to establish a lifelong learning programme to support older existing workers or those wishing to return to the workplace, aged 40+, with low skills/no skills to engage in learning to achieve recognition in the form of accredited or non-accredited qualifications to aid career progression or to support those wishing to gain qualifications to return to the workplace. We would welcome your participation... More
    Closes 2 August 2024
  • Call for Evidence: Developing Biomethane Production in Northern Ireland

    Biomethane, a carbon neutral renewable gas which can be produced locally, could contribute to both decarbonising and growing the Northern Ireland economy. Research has indicated that, due to our large agricultural sector, we have significant biomethane potential. The challenge is to develop an effective policy framework which could unlock the biomethane economy and help the sector to become economically viable without long-term subsidies. This Call for Evidence is... More
    Closes 9 August 2024
  • Consultation for registration threshold for charities in Northern Ireland

    The Department for Communities is consulting on a registration threshold below which charities in Northern Ireland would not be required to register with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (the Commission) or provide an annual report and accounts for publication on its website. The consultation will also take views on the resultant regulatory framework for those charities falling below the threshold and choosing not to register. Whether you are a charity... More
    Closes 11 August 2024
  • Utility Regulator (Support for Decarbonisation Preparation) Bill

    On 16 December 2021, the Department for the Economy (‘the Department’) published the Northern Ireland Executive’s Energy Strategy – ‘The Path to Net Zero Energy’. The Climate Change Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 (CCA) sets a target of at least 100% reduction in net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Energy accounts for almost 60% of our greenhouse gas emissions. The Utility Regulator has a key role in supporting the Department in... More
    Closes 16 August 2024
  • Trainee Careers Adviser Level 6 Pilot Programme - 3 Month Review

    As you are aware you are on a Trainee Careers Adviser (TCA) Level 6 Pilot Programme within DfE’s Careers Service which aims to train and educate members of staff to become qualified and competent Careers Practitioners. This survey is being conducted by the Careers Service Quality Assurance and Inclusion Team to help evaluate and improve the current pilot and potential future programmes. This is the first formal feedback issued from the Team; we plan to gather... More
    Closes 31 August 2024
  • HSENI Health Surveillance Survey

    The Manufacturing Team within HSENI will soon be conducting a new inspection initiative focusing on "Health Surveillance". In advance of this initiative which is due to commence in 2025, a survey is being conducted to gather information about the current status of Health Surveillance in the workplace across the manufacturing industry in Northern Ireland. More
    Closes 31 August 2024
  • Careers Service Feedback Questionnaire

    Overview The Careers Service is an important part of the Department for the Economy and provides career information, advice and guidance. More
    Closes 31 August 2024
  • EQIA on DfC Budget for 2024-25

    In order to comply with its obligations under section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, the Department has undertaken an equality impact assessment on its allocation as outlined in the NI Budget 2024-25. The Budget 2024-25 was announced by the Finance Minister on 25 April 2024. More
    Closes 3 September 2024
  • PPS Policy for Prosecuting Cases of Stalking

    This is a public consultation by the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland (PPS) to seek your views on our new policy for prosecuting cases of stalking. The policy document can be accessed here: PPS Policy for Prosecuting Cases of Stalking (June 2024) The purpose of this policy is to explain the PPS’s approach in taking prosecutorial decisions in respect of stalking, as well as the assistance available to support victims and witnesses... More
    Closes 6 September 2024
  • B&M Work Experience Opportunities - May 2024

    The Department for Communities’ Work Experience Programme (WEP) provides short work experience placements for those aged 16 – 65. In May 2024, B&M offered a number of 4-week work experience placements across all stores in Northern Ireland with a guaranteed interview for employment at the end. More
    Closes 6 September 2024
  • Good Relations Indicators Readership Survey 2022

    The Executive Office publish the Northern Ireland Good Relations Indicators report. We are interested in understanding more about the quality of the publication and how it is used. This is important, as it will help us to provide a high quality service which meets users' needs, Your views are extremely import to us and we thank you in advance for taking part in this feedback survey. More
    Closes 14 September 2024
  • EASY READ: Truth Recovery - Public Consultation

    In November 2021, the Executive agreed to set up a statutory public inquiry to investigate Mother and Baby Institutions, Magdalene Laundries and Workhouses; and their pathways and practices. It was also agreed that financial redress should be paid to victims and survivors. This decision was based on recommendations made by the Truth Recovery Design Panel in its ‘Truth, Acknowledgement and Accountability’ report. This consultation seeks views on the focus of... More
    Closes 19 September 2024
  • Truth Recovery - Public Consultation

    In November 2021, the Executive agreed to accept the recommendations of the Truth Recovery Design Panel’s Report into Mother and Baby Institutions, Magdalene Laundries and Workhouses. Two of the recommendations identified the need to establish a public inquiry and financial redress for those affected. This consultation seeks views on the focus of the inquiry and the redress scheme to be established. Further detail on the background... More
    Closes 19 September 2024
  • Historical Institutional Child Abuse Pilot Survey on Services to Victims and Survivors 2024

    This survey is only for victims and survivors of historical institutional child abuse and is hosted on CitizenSpace. We hope it will help us gather your views on services. Services include support you get from doctors, hospitals and other supports, such as specialist services. The Office of the Commissioner will use this information to talk about your needs and priorities with government and other relevant services. You can complete this online by clicking ‘Start the... More
    Closes 19 September 2024
  • Domestic Abuse Safe Leave

    This consultation seeks to inform the public about the department's intention to introduce regulations, under and in accordance with provisions of the Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Act (NI) 2022, to entitle employees and workers, who are victims of domestic abuse up to 10 days paid safe leave in each leave year for the purpose of dealing with issues related to that abuse. More
    Closes 27 September 2024
  • REVIEW OF SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY

    The cost of living crisis has brought into sharp focus that school uniforms and other such items can be a financial burden, particularly for lower income and large families. The Minister of Education plans to introduce statutory guidance so that all governing bodies will be required to review their current school uniform policy and ensure costs are manageable for parents/carers. This consultation seeks views on what should be contained within any statutory guidance on school... More
    Closes 27 September 2024
  • Department for Communities Child Maintenance Consultation: Accelerating Enforcement (Administrative Liability Orders)

    This consultation seeks views on proposed legislative changes that affect enforcement of child maintenance arrears. The aim of this consultation is to inform the government’s proposed regulations to support the introduction of administrative liability orders. This consultation is open to voluntary and community sector organisations, as well as Child Maintenance Service customers and members of the general public. This consultation applies to Northern Ireland only. ... More
    Closes 29 September 2024
  • Good Jobs Employment Rights Bill

    Purpose of this consultation This consultation seeks to gather opinion from the public, stakeholders and interested parties on a range of employment rights with a view to enhancing the Employment Law framework in the north of Ireland and ensuring it is fit for purpose. Specific objectives are in place around replacing zero hours contracts with contracts that offer flexibility & protect workers’ rights* and the removal of unfair barriers for trade unions, particularly in low... More
    Closes 30 September 2024
  • Community Safety Strategy 2025 - 2030 Consultation

    Consultation on our Draft Community Safety Strategy 2025-2030 Closing date: 30 th September 2024 The consultation will run for 12 weeks, from 8 th July, 2024 up to 30 th September, 2024 and we want to hear from you. Our draft strategy has been carefully created. Our strategic view of Building Safer Communities Together, adopts a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to addressing anti-social behaviour through engaging with residents, fostering collaborative partnerships and... More
    Closes 30 September 2024
  • AccessNI Customer Feedback

    We would welcome your views on the AccessNI training videos/transcripts. There are only 11 questions and the survey should take no longer than 2 minutes to complete. Thank you. More
    Closes 30 September 2024
  • JobStart Participants Review 1

    As part of your JobStart opportunity you are required to provide feedback on your progress at set intervals. This first review point is to determine how you have settled into your JobStart Opportunity. Please complete this short survey which should take 2-3 minutes to complete. More
    Closes 30 September 2024
  • PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE PROPOSAL TO INTEGRATE ADDITIONAL DISABILITY SUPPORT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE ECONOMY'S TRAINING PROGRAMMES AT ENTRY LEVEL AND LEVEL ONE

    This is a public consultation on the proposal to integrate additional disability support within the Department for the Economy's training programmes at entry level and level one. More
    Closes 11 October 2024
  • JobStart Participants Second Review

    As part of your JobStart opportunity you are required to provide feedback on your progress at set intervals. This second review point is to determine how your JobStart Opportunity is progressing. Please complete this short survey which should take 2-3 minutes to complete. More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • NI Local Labour Market Insight Dashboard - User Survey

    The Department for Communities publish the Northern Ireland Local Labour Market Insight Dashboard. We are interested in understanding more about how the dashboard is used and your opinion on the quality of it. This is important as it will help us to provide a high quality service which meets user needs. Your views are extremely important to us and we thank you in advance for taking part in this feedback survey. If you have any questions, please contact ... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
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