Online Event - Protecting the most vulnerable from the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 - 26th May 10am to 12 noon

Advice NI Border

Let’s Talk Event hosted by Advice NI and TASC

Advice NI and TASC are co-hosting a public roundtable event on Thursday 26th May 2022 to discuss and explore the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on vulnerable people both sides of the border.

This event will be the second in our two-part series of roundtable events, the first of which took place on the 28th of February and brought together civil society organisations to highlight what they were experiencing as the main impacts from Covid-19 and Brexit.

We are hosting our second event to facilitate a discussion on the existing strategies and the Covid-19 and Brexit recovery plans in development, with a specific emphasis on recovery.

We will provide information on the speakers on each strategy in the upcoming weeks.


10:00am Opening

10:15am Speaker on Financial Capability Strategy for Northern Ireland

10:25am Speaker on Well-Being Framework for the Republic of Ireland

10:35am Speaker on Anti-Poverty Strategy for Northern Ireland

10:45am Speaker on Roadmap for Social Inclusion for the Republic of Ireland

10:55am Breakout rooms

11:25am Open discussion and feedback

11:45am Closing

About Advice NI

Advice NI, a registered charity founded in 1995, exists to provide leadership and services to our 69 member organisations and to ensure accessible advice services across Northern Ireland.

Advice NI delivers a range of advice services to the public including Benefits, Personal and Business Debt, EU Settlement Scheme, Tax Credits and other HMRC service.

We have a long history working to promote digital inclusion and helping people access the internet safely and with confidence.

We also offer a wide range of award-winning training, online and face-to-face, accredited and non-accredited. We campaign on issues raised by the independent advice network to improve the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

About TASC

TASC was established in 2001 as an independent think-tank whose mission is to address inequality and sustain democracy by translating analysis into action.

TASC’s main objectives are:

• Promoting education for the public benefit

• Encouraging a more participative and inclusive society

• Promoting and publishing research for public benefit

As a public education charity, TASC engages in research and public outreach concerning inequality, democracy, and climate justice in the current political, economic, and social environment.

Through its work, TASC seeks to increase public knowledge of economic and social policy, improve working conditions, facilitate a just transition to advance climate action and protect livelihoods and communities, and more generally, contribute to positive social change in Ireland and the EU.


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Shana Cohen
Tel: +353 1 6169050

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