ICSH Housing Finance Conference 2014
The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) hosted a major Housing Finance Conference on Thursday 9th October and Friday 10th October at the Limerick Strand Hotel, Limerick. Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly T.D gave the keynote address…Read more »
Budget 2015 – How will it affect Pensions?
The details for Budget 2015 were recently announced by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, and with so many submissions and kites flown pre-Budget it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction post-Budget. All of the commentary and debate…Read more »
Interview: Martha Murphy – Midlands Regional Youth Service
What is Midland Regional Youth Service and why does it exist? Midlands Regional Youth Service was established to respond to youth needs in the counties of Offaly and Westmeath, and developed from voluntary input and training programmes for youth clubs…Read more »
Is your charity protected in the event of an employment dispute?
Disputes involving charities and not-for-profit organisations can have an immediate lasting effect on how they operate. For example, if members of the public are to become aware of a charity involved in an employment tribunal claim, they may feel that…Read more »
BHP Insurances – working for and with the Community, Voluntary and Not-For-Profit sector
BHP Insurances have been heavily involved in the Community, Voluntary and Not-For-Profit sector since we were first established in 1998. We have seen drastic changes within the sector, such as the appointment of the eagerly awaited Charities Regulator. We have…Read more »
Interview – Donal Traynor of UCIT
Ulster Community Investment Trust Ltd (UCIT) is one of the largest providers of Social Finance to the community sector on the island of Ireland. Having invested some €50 million into over 300 communities since 2001, their decision to make finance available…Read more »
The Wheel National Conference 2014: What did we learn?
On foot of The Wheel National Conference which took place in Croke Park from 14th and 15th May 2014, we reflect on the insights we garnered from our time at the event. Competitive tendering: cover over cost – John…Read more »
BHP Insurances: working with the Not-for-Profit sector for the Not-for-Profit sector
BHP Insurances have been involved with Not-for-Profit groups since the company was set up in 1998. We have developed a deep understanding of how the sector works and have used this knowledge to build insurance policies specifically for Not-for-Profit groups….Read more »
Social Housing in Ireland – Where do we stand?
In advance of The Wheel’s National Conference, we take a brief look at the history of BHP Insurances and the Irish Council for Social Housing, as well as the challenges currently facing the sector. Since the launch of the…Read more »
Is your Charity protected?
With Charities facing major changes both in terms of funding and the introduction of the Charities Regulatory Authority, there is now more than ever an increased responsibility on officials and trustees to ensure that adequate insurance arrangements are in place…Read more »