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  • Inform You Session - Registration Form - Understanding Fraud and Raising Concerns

    Did you know that DfE has its own dedicated Fraud and Raising Concerns team? This session will give an overview of what our team does, how we can help, and when you need to contact us. To register your interest in attending please complete this short registration form. Following registration we will issue an email containing the WebEx link to the session. In the event that the session is oversubscribed we will update you. Please note that the closing... More
    Opened 7 March 2023
  • Notification to DfC - Commencement of PWC Professional Services 10 Academy

    Details to be notifed to DfC for all partcipants on Assured Skills Academies More
    Opened 6 March 2023
  • AccessNI Online Training Participant Survey [01-02 March 2023]

    We would welcome your views on your experience of the AccessNI webinar you attended this week. There are only 13 questions and the survey should take no longer than 2 minutes to complete. Thank you. More
    Opened 2 March 2023
  • Voluntary and Community Sector Infrastructure and Support

    The Department for Communities is the lead government department for supporting the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE). We are also the lead funder of strategic capacity building in the Sector in Northern Ireland. We fund a range of organisations to provide practical support to staff, volunteers, boards and committees. We call this type of support ‘infrastructure support’ as we consider that collectively it helps to sustain the infrastructure of... More
    Opened 28 February 2023
  • Notification to DfC - Commencement of PWC Professional Services 9 Academy

    Details to be notifed to DfC for all partcipants on Assured Skills Academies More
    Opened 28 February 2023
  • Understanding addiction alcohol and drugs WPS feedback survey

    On 14 th February Evelyn Heaslip from Work Psychology Service delivered a bite sized training session to Work Coaches in Holywood Road entitled “Understanding Addiction: Alcohol and other Drugs”. We would be grateful if you could complete a short survey about the presentation. Your feedback will help to inform future sessions. It will take approximately 2 – 3 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymised. The survey will... More
    Opened 23 February 2023
  • Public Prosecution Service / Service Prosecuting Authority: Consultation on the Protocol Regarding the Exercise of Criminal Jurisdiction in Northern Ireland

    This is a public consultation to seek your views on a new Protocol between the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland (PPS) and the Service Prosecuting Authority (SPA) regarding the exercise of criminal jurisdiction in Northern Ireland. The primary purpose of the Protocol is to provide guidance for prosecutors regarding the exercise of jurisdiction in respect of the conduct of a person subject to Service law which occurs when that person is in Northern... More
    Opened 23 February 2023
  • WHG Long Service Recognition

    Survey to gather responses for the Work and Health Group Long Service Recognition Ceremony More
    Opened 22 February 2023
  • Inform You Session - Registration Form - 10x – Where are we, next steps and what does it mean for me?

    Amongst other things, this session will provide an assessment of how aligned our policies and programmes are to the 10X Vision and update you on what’s next for delivery of 10X. The session will be lead by Giulia ní Dhulchaointigh and Victor Dukelow To register your interest in attending please complete this short registration form. Following registration we will issue an email containing the WebEx link to the session. In the event that the session is oversubscribed we... More
    Opened 21 February 2023
  • Inform You Session - Registration Form - 10X Sustainability

    The session will be lead by Ryan White and Dale Shirlow and will provide an update on 10X Sustainability and introducing t he Climate Change Act (NI) 2022, the Circular Economy Strategy and the Energy Strategy which are the key departmental contributors to 10X Sustainability and fulfilling our 10X Economic Vision. The session will also introduce the Climate Change team and the Circular Economy team, and provides an overview of the statutory and strategic context of the... More
    Opened 16 February 2023
  • Consultation on forms of evidence of domestic abuse that should trigger an automatic prohibition on cross-examination in person in family proceedings

    The Department of Justice is consulting on forms of evidence of domestic abuse that should trigger an automatic prohibition of cross-examination in person in family courts. The Domestic Abuse and Civil Proceedings Act (Northern Ireland) 2021 makes provision, still to be commenced, to protect a victim of domestic abuse from being cross-examined by the perpetrator in person in family proceedings and vice versa. An automatic prohibition on cross-examination in person will apply in specific... More
    Opened 16 February 2023
  • Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategy Consultation

    The Departments of Health and Justice are seeking views on a new draft Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategy to cover the period from 2023 until 2030. This will replace the current Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Strategy which is now in its final year. The draft strategy has been informed by extensive stakeholder engagement with expert advice from across the statutory, voluntary and community sectors as well as public feedback but, most... More
    Opened 7 February 2023
  • Have your say in the Digital Operating Model survey: Branches

    This survey has been created to help capture your views on your: experience with the IT Services Team understanding of the DfC Digital Strategy understanding of the DfC Digital Services Landscape Your input will help us to enhance our service and support to you and the citizens of Northern Ireland. This survey will only take a couple of minutes to complete and will be available until COP Friday 17/02/2023. Your contribution would be... More
    Opened 6 February 2023
  • Have your say in the Digital Operating Model survey: Directorates

    This survey has been created to help capture your views on your: experience with the IT Services Team understanding of the DfC Digital Strategy Your input will help us to enhance our service and support to you and the citizens of Northern Ireland. This survey will only take a couple of minutes to complete and will be available until COP Friday 17/02/2023. Your contribution would be appreciated. The survey is anonymous, however, there is an option to provide your... More
    Opened 6 February 2023
  • Consultation on Design Considerations for a Renewable Electricity Support Scheme for Northern Ireland

    The Department for the Economy (DfE) published the new Energy Strategy for Northern Ireland [1] in December 2021. The vision of the Strategy sets out how we will achieve net zero carbon and affordable energy, in line with UK Government commitments, by 2050. The Energy Strategy identified a new target of 70% of electricity consumption to be from a diverse mix of renewable sources by 2030. This target has since increased to 80% through the... More
    Opened 2 February 2023
  • NICS Disability Network Event

    The NICS Disability Network is hosting its inaugural event for it's members on Wednesday 22 February from 09:30 - 13:30 at The MAC Belfast. This event will focus on you and what you want from your Network, with group discussions to help us forge a new path to ensure disabled staff and those from our disabled community are supported, visible and valued across the NI Civil Service. More
    Opened 30 January 2023
  • Sport NI Athlete Award Programme Review 2017- 2023

    The Athlete Award programme investment aims to help ‘Our (NI) athletes be among the best in the World’, by targeting athletes who have the potential to achieve success and excel in Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games. For the 2017-23 period our Athlete Awards supported 235 individual athletes and 4 team sports, with 54 athletes transitioning onto Sport Ireland's Carding Scheme or UK Sport’s Athlete Personal Awards (APA). More
    Opened 27 January 2023
  • Northern Ireland Skills Council - Members Competition - Application Form

    The deadline for receipt of all completed applications is noon UK time on Thursday 9 February 2023. It is the responsibility of the applicant, to ensure that they have submitted their application to the Department on or before the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted. A copy of the Candidate Information Booklet is available to download below. Please contact the Department as soon as possible if you need an application form in an alternative format or if you have any... More
    Opened 19 January 2023
  • 2023 - Values Test Consultation

    This is a test of the Corporate Values survey for DfC More
    Opened 19 January 2023
  • Líofa Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme 2023

    Líofa aims to encourage as many people as possible to make a personal pledge to improve their Irish, and in doing so, to join a community of likeminded people focused on learning and using the language. Líofa’s Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme provides practical support to Líofa participants. It offers the opportunity for eligible applicants, irrespective of tradition and background, to be able to attend an Irish-language summer college, and experience the Irish language in all... More
    Opened 18 January 2023
  • DfE Innovate UK Fast Start Funding

    As you received funding from the Department for the Economy to participate in Innovate UK's Fast Start Competition, you are invited to provide feedback. By responding, you will provide evidence for inclusion in the evaluation of the funding. More
    Opened 18 January 2023
  • DfE Pilot EO1 Mentoring Circle Mid-Point Evaluation for Mentors

    You have been participating, as a mentor, in the DfE EO1 Mentoring Circle Pilot which launched in November 2022. At the end of the pilot we will carry out a detailed evaluation to enable us to assess the effectiveness and impact of the mentoring circle but as you have now reached mid-point in your participation as a mentor we would be grateful if you would take a few minutes to complete the attached questionnaire. The Corporate Engagement Team More
    Opened 18 January 2023
  • Universal Credit Operations Wellbeing Survey

    The Universal Credit Take the Time Wellbeing survey is to help us support you. You can help us by taking time out to complete this survey, to help us consider what we can do to maintain and improve your wellbeing. Your participation is greatly appreciated. More
    Opened 12 January 2023
  • GamCare’s gambling-related harm - Post-Evaluation

    Thank you for attending GamCare’s session on gambling-related harm as part of Cost of Living Information and Advice Week. If you could kindly complete the following short survey to help in the evaluation of the session . 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. Many thanks. More
    Opened 12 January 2023
  • Senior Leadership Forum Evaluation

    Evaluation of the Senior Leadership Forum 10/01/2023 More
    Opened 12 January 2023
  • Learning and Skills Snapshot exercise

    The ODT programme's Leadership and Skills Project aims to support DfE’s people to develop the skills they need to thrive in their careers and deliver the 10X Economic Vision. ​ ​​ Our senior leaders have identified skill areas that are of particular strategic importance at present. A number of these are core skills that everyone would generally expect to have, proportionate to their role and grade. We... More
    Opened 11 January 2023
  • Civil Service Skills Academy - Evaluation of DP Welcome event

    You recently completed the Deputy Principal Civil Service Skills Academy and commenced employment in DfE on 14 November 2022. As you have now been in post for a few weeks the Corporate Engagement Team would value your feedback on the welcome event in Adelaide House and your induction. The Corporate Engagement Team More
    Opened 9 January 2023
  • Draft Circular Economy Strategy for Northern Ireland

    We are consulting on the draft Circular Economy Strategy for Northern Ireland which aims to transition our Linear Economy to a Circular Economy, where business, people and planet flourish. Adopting a circular mindset throughout society and business will be essential to a successful transition. This draft Circular Economy Strategy is a key enabler of the Department for the Economy's 10X economic vision for a decade of innovation, facilitating a sustainable, innovative and inclusive... More
    Opened 9 January 2023
  • Period Products (Free Provision) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 – Departmental Regulations Consultation

    The Department for Communities (DfC) is consulting with all Arm’s Length Bodies (ALB's) and corporate soles, in respect to its duty under Section 2 of the 'Period Products (Free Provision) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022' which requires that all Departments must specify by regulations ‘Public Service Bodies’ within its functions. All Public Service Bodies must establish and maintain arrangements to ensure that period products are obtainable, free of charge within their premises. More
    Opened 5 January 2023
  • Consultation on the Draft Offshore Renewable Energy Action Plan for Northern Ireland

    Purpose of this consultation The Draft Offshore Renewable Energy Action Plan (OREAP) represents a crucial step for The Department for the Economy (DfE) to deliver on the Energy Strategy for Northern Ireland and the ambition of 1GW of offshore wind from 2030. The purpose of this consultation on the Draft OREAP is to enable stakeholders to contribute and provide input into offshore renewable energy policy development. The Draft OREAP sets out the direction for... More
    Opened 21 December 2022
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