All posts tagged "Northern Ireland"
Consultation to make NI employment law more ‘compassionate’ after miscarriage loss
A consultation which will bring forward dedicated legislation for Miscarriage Leave and Pay in Northern Ireland has been launched. The two...
Families of pupils entitled to free meals to receive school holiday food grant until March 2023
Families of children entitled to free school meals will receive a school holiday food grant until March 2023. Education Minister Michelle...
More police on streets as PSNI launch action week to target crimes against businesses
There will be a more notable and heavier police presence in Armagh and towns across the borough from this week. It...
News/ 6 months ago
‘Insulting’ £100 electricity payment for oil heating customers will leave thousands ‘in the cold this winter’
A £100 electricity credit payment for Northern Ireland households which rely on oil heating has been branded “derisory”. Approximately two thirds...
Northern Ireland/ 7 months ago
GP practices, dentists and pharmacy closures: Department details Bank Holiday plans
The Department of Health has given an update on what will and will not operate on Monday, which has been declared...
Northern Ireland/ 9 months ago
School uniform grant to increase by 20% for low income families across NI
The school uniform grant will be increased by 20% to help support low income families, Education Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced...
£650 cost of living payments for ‘those in greatest need’ to be made within weeks
Direct cost-of-living payments of up to £650 will be made to those in greatest need over the coming weeks, Communities Minister...
Northern Ireland Executive scraps Covid ‘work from home’ guidance
The working from home guidance which was put in place in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been updated. The decision...
Families to receive school holiday food grant this summer
Families of children entitled to a free school meal will receive a school holiday food grant this summer, Education Minister Michelle...
Bus strike called off after Translink drivers secure ‘well-deserved pay increase’
The planned bus strike by Unite and GMB driver trade unions working for Translink has been called off. The industrial action...
Finance Minister hails costs of living help and pledges work to deliver despite no Executive
Finance Minister Conor Murphy has welcomed the cost of living interventions from the Chancellor and said he is committed to working...
Chancellor’s £15.3bn package to help all UK families deal with cost of living crisis
Chancellor Riski Sunak has said that Northern Ireland will benefit from “equivalent support” after announcing billions of pounds to help families...