Economy & Finance

Economy & Finance

Economy

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Addressing the Digital Divide in Northern Ireland

Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog article focuses on key UK Government, Northern Ireland Executive and Departmental initiatives which are currently in place to address the digital divide in Northern Ireland (NI). Following on from the previous blog post

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Employment & Labour Market

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Part-time pandemic

Reading Time: 7 minutes Recent figures show a decline in part-time work in Northern Ireland (NI) since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] This article describes recent job losses and investigates their impact on employment among women in NI.

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Northern Ireland Gender Pay Gap: a 2021 update

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Michael Scholes & Aidan Stennett To highlight International Women’s Day, the following article updates our previous blog article examining the Gender Pay Gap in Northern Ireland, presenting the latest available data. The UK Government

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Northern Ireland Gender Pay Gap – 2020 update

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Michael Scholes & Aidan Stennett To highlight International Women’s Day, the following article updates our previous blog article examining the Gender Pay Gap in Northern Ireland, presenting the latest available data.The UK Government defines

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Finance

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Spring Statement 2022: Blossoming prospects for NI?

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Nathan Mulholland and Eileen Regan On 23 March 2022, the United Kingdom (UK) Chancellor delivered his 2022 Spring Statement, which this article considers from a Northern Ireland (NI) perspective. The Chancellor made his decisions

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Departmental forecasting and analysis

Reading Time: < 1 minute This dashboard visually presents departmental Total Forecast Outturn (TFO) data for capital and resource spending in two parts: departmental expenditure profiles; and departmental forecast performance. This dashboard has been compiled by the Public Finance Scrutiny

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Snapshot of COVID-19 Funding: Department for Communities

Reading Time: < 1 minute This visualisation provides a series of interactive graphs compiled by the Assembly’s Research and Information Service (RaISe), which offer a snapshot of government funding allocated by the Department for Communities (DfC) to address key challenges

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Research and Innovation