Closed Consultations

  • Expression of Interest for Widening Participation Stakeholder Engagement Network

    Expression of Interest for Widening Participation Stakeholder Engagement Network The Department for the Economy (DfE) is reviewing the future approach to Widening Participation in Higher Education. We believe that your valuable expertise and insights will greatly contribute to our mission of promoting equal access and opportunities in education. Stakeholder participation will not only help shape our widening participation efforts but also create a... More
    Closed 21 February 2024
  • Insight Questions - Legacy Claimants

    The Department for Communities is running a survey to find out how people manage their current claims to benefit, what support they have in place to help them manage their claims and what digital skills they have. The survey is anonymous and should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. Taking part will not affect your access to benefits or financial support. We would appreciate your help with this as your views are important to us. More
    Closed 20 February 2024
  • Building Successful Communities Programme Feedback Survey

    The Department for Communities is launching a feedback survey on the Building Successful Communities Programme. The Building Successful Communities (BSC) initiative was part of the Facing the Future - Housing Strategy for Northern Ireland and aimed to use housing intervention as one of the main catalysts for local regeneration. The BSC Programme launched in October 2013 and identified six pilot areas to take account of geographical variation and range of differing... More
    Closed 11 February 2024
  • Voluntary and Community Sector Infrastructure and Support Policy Framework

    The Department for Communities has put forward draft proposals to support a thriving Voluntary and Community Sector in Northern Ireland through a commitment to continued government investment in sector infrastructure and to improving the way that government works with and for the sector. The proposals are geared towards the achievement of a clear ambition for what joined up government support can help achieve in the sector, underpinned by shared values and practices which... More
    Closed 9 February 2024
  • Tourism Strategy Public Consultation

    The Department for Economy has launched a public consultation on its draft Tourism Strategy for Northern Ireland: 10 year plan. The draft Tourism Strategy will be a key enabler of the Department's 10x Economic Vision for a decade of innovation, to support development of a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive economy. The draft Strategy sets out our vision and mission for the growth of the tourism sector in Northern Ireland over the next decade. It will help... More
    Closed 2 February 2024
  • Southern Region Checkpoint Meeting

    The Southern Region Checkpoint Meeting survey is to help us support you. You can help us by taking time out to complete this survey, to help us consider how we can help you. Your participation is greatly appreciated. More
    Closed 31 January 2024
  • DSO Service Level Survey

    The Department for Communities has a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the Departmental Solicitor’s Office (DSO) which describes the services provided by DSO to the Department and its Agencies. The purpose of this survey is to monitor the operation of the SLA by gathering feedback from colleagues on the effectiveness of, and compliance with, the operational arrangements and obligations of both parties to the agreement. If you have engaged the services of DSO since... More
    Closed 30 January 2024
  • Evaluation of Work & Health Group Conference

    This survey is to gather information following the Work and Health Group Conference held on 13 December 2023. More
    Closed 26 January 2024
  • Operation Encompass Feedback

    Introduction: This survey is to collate feedback on Operation Encompass training, resources and how the initiative has been rolled out. The information will be anonymised and data will be used for the purpose of making improvements to current operations. REMINDER – Please do not use any personal data when answering in free text boxes. More
    Closed 23 January 2024
  • Inform You Session - Registration Form - Lessons from past economic crises to plan for future crises

    You are invited to a staff information session on: Lessons from past economic crises to plan for future crises, hosted by Dr Aine Doran, Economics Lecturer at Ulster University Business School. At this session Dr Doran will present on how economic history can inform future policymaking. This talk will outline a number of valuable insights on economies building resilience that are relevant to the... More
    Closed 19 January 2024
  • Sectoral Partnership Consultation (Survey)

    The Sectoral Partnership Consultation (Survey) will be used to assess the general effectiveness of all Sectoral Partnerships and identify any lessons learned and necessary improvements going forward. More
    Closed 19 January 2024
  • DfE People and Organisational Development Plan - Focus Groups

    Do you want to influence how our Department delivers our People priorities for the future? You are invited to take part in an online focus group to shape our new People and Organisational Development Plan for 2024-2026. Play your part in embedding our ONE DFE values by sharing your views on areas like leadership, communication, learning and development, and health, wellbeing, and inclusion. We’ll also ask you about where you need additional support from ODT and the... More
    Closed 12 January 2024
  • Inform You Session - Registration Form - Subsidy Control

    Subsidy Control – How is UK subsidy control and EU State aid impacted by the Windsor Framework and what does this mean for me? By Stephen Moore, Head of Subsidy Control Advice Unit The Windsor Framework means that the UK’s Subsidy Control Act or the EU’s State aid rules or both, could apply to ‘subsidies’ awarded to ‘enterprises’. This session will provide an overview of both regimes, explain key terms, procedures and roles, with a... More
    Closed 9 January 2024
  • Student Support Funds - Your Experience

    The Student Support Funds, also known as the Hardship Funds, are provided by the Department for the Economy and administered by Queen's University, Ulster University, Stranmillis University College, St Mary's University College and The Open University on an annual basis. The Funds offer financial help to students whose access to higher education might be inhibited by financial considerations, or who, for whatever reason, including physical or other disabilities, face financial difficulties in... More
    Closed 5 January 2024
  • Court Funds Office Survey

    Welcome to the Court Funds Office client survey and thank you for taking the time to share your views on the service we provide. The Court Funds Office greatly values feedback from our clients as it helps us in understanding how we might do things better in the future. We are particularly interested in how we can help clients to understand how the Court Funds Office operates and the reasons behind the decisions we make. The results of the consultation will be reported anonymously and... More
    Closed 3 January 2024
  • Recent Interview Information

    An opportunity for staff working in Universal Credit to advise of their inclusion on promotion or recruitment lists. More
    Closed 2 January 2024
  • The Executive Office International Relations Team - Did we help you?

    The Executive Office International Relations team are based within the Northern Ireland Civil Service and work to develop mutually beneficial relationships with countries, regions and organisations. More
    Closed 31 December 2023
  • Wellbeing and change workshop post-evaluation

    Thank you for attending the wellbeing and change workshop, facilitated by the Work Psychology Service. You are invited to complete this short evaluation survey to support us in identifying the impact of our work, as well as improvement opportunities for future sessions. . The survey is voluntary to complete and your comments will be anonymous. If you have any questions please contact wps@communities-ni.gov.uk More
    Closed 31 December 2023
  • Agricultural Tipping / Dump Trailers

    There have been a number of serious incidents involving tipping / dump trailers investigated by the Health & Safety Executive in Great Britain. As there are a significant number of manufacturers of these trailers in Northern Ireland it is HSENI’s responsibility to engage with those manufacturers, and any suppliers, to raise awareness around the issues and the requirements for manufacture and sales. More
    Closed 31 December 2023
  • Sustainability Workshop - 05/12/23

    This survey is to measure the engagement and enjoyment of staff after running our Sustainability Workshop More
    Closed 29 December 2023
  • CYPSP Regional Offending Sub-Group

    The Regional Offending sub-group of the Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership was re-established in early 2022. It held its first meeting on 16 May 2022 and has met on four further occasions. Organisations with an interest in reducing offending and re-offending among young people were invited to nominate an individual to participate in the sub-group. The sub-group has four stated roles: Sharing information and good practice... More
    Closed 29 December 2023
  • Derrytrasna Pastoral Care Award 2024

    The Derrytrasna Pastoral Care Award was created in partnership with the Public Health Agency (PHA) in 2014. The annual award is for school communities that have demonstrated exceptional pastoral care in supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of pupils. The aim of the award is the acknowledgement and celebration of schools that exceed normal expectations in supporting some element of the personal, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs of a child or young person. ... More
    Closed 15 December 2023
  • Social Fund paid Budgeting Loans

    Budgeting Loan offer letter contingency for use during Royal Mail disruption – please follow instructions as issued by Unit Manager. More
    Closed 9 December 2023
  • The Smoke, Heat and Carbon Monoxide Alarms for Private Tenancies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 202X Consultation

    Background The Department for Communities (DfC) is required under Section 8 of the Private Tenancies Act (Northern Ireland) 2022, to bring forward regulations to specify the type, condition and the number of fire, smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms to be installed in private rented properties. It will be an offence for a private rented landlord not to comply. [NOTE: These Regulations do not cover House in Multiple Occupancy and single lets properties,... More
    Closed 6 December 2023
  • The Electrical Safety Standards for Private Tenancies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 202X Consultation

    Background The Department for Communities (DfC) is required under Section 10 of the Private Tenancies Act (Northern Ireland) 2022, to bring forward regulations to ensure a private rental property meets the required electrical safety standard. Electrical Inspections will be completed by a qualified electrician at least every 5 years. It will be an offence for a private rented landlord not to comply. Portable appliance testing is also recommended as good practice as part... More
    Closed 6 December 2023
  • Ukraine Schemes Monitoring and Evaluation survey

    We are keen to know about the experiences of those who have arrived in Northern Ireland from Ukraine. We are particularly interested in those who have engaged with any of the following services: Accommodation under the Homes for Ukraine scheme £200 Cash Support Scheme for Ukrainian nationals Ukraine assistance centres Results of this survey will help us understand what worked well and what could be improved when planning similar services... More
    Closed 5 December 2023
  • Опитування для моніторингу та оцінки українських схем. [M&E - UKR]

    Огляд Ми хотіли б дізнатися про досвід тих, хто приїхав до Північної Ірландії з України. Особливо нас цікавить досвід тих, хто користувався будь-якими з наведених нижче послуг: проживання за програмою «Житло для України» (Homes for Ukraine Scheme); грошова... More
    Closed 5 December 2023
  • Опрос в целях мониторинга и оценки программ для граждан Украины. [M&E - RUS]

    Обзор Нам хотелось бы получить информацию об опыте лиц, прибывших в Северную Ирландию из Украины. В особенности, нас интересуют те, кто воспользовался любыми из следующих услуг: Размещение в рамках программы «Жилье для Украины» (Homes for Ukraine) Программа... More
    Closed 5 December 2023
  • BRM - Metacompliance Survey

    Over the last number of weeks you’ll have received emails from a company called Metacompliance. These emails contain invitations to small online courses (lasting around 5 minutes) regarding Cyber Security. Hopefully you will have found these courses useful and as a follow on, we would like to ask you to provide some feedback by answering the following four questions. More
    Closed 1 December 2023
  • Supporting customers affected by domestic abuse Capacity Building Event - Post Event Evaluation

    Thank you for attending the Capacity Building Event “Supporting customers affected by domestic abuse” organised by the Work Psychology Service. We are asking attendees to complete a short survey following the session to help inform future planning and development. The survey should take no longer than three minutes to complete. It is voluntary and no personal data will be collected. All responses will be anonymous. Your participation is... More
    Closed 1 December 2023
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