New initiative launched to make sure we have the skills to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment

We are excited to announce the launch of BUSI2030 – Build Up Skills Ireland 2030, a new initiative aimed at ensuring that Ireland’s built environment is decarbonised with the right

Industry News - 02 Mar 2023
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40% of construction companies report increase in turnover, but rising material costs remain a challenge: Construction Industry Federation Economic Outlook

40% of construction companies reported an increase in turnover at the end of 2022 and almost one in four expect turnover to increase in the first quarter of 2023, according

CIF News - 02 Mar 2023
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CIF International Women’s Day Celebration

Photos and video recording now available Many thanks to everyone who attended our celebration of International Women’s Day (online or in-person) on March 9th. There were so many great discussions

CIF News - 10 Mar 2022
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Construction will need more women to meet future needs

Federation make their remarks as number of women in industry reaches new high watermark of 14,400 One in four construction jobs added in 2021 went to women The construction industry

CIF News - 09 Mar 2022
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Am I entitled to claim a deduction of any expenses on my self-assessed tax return?

In our latest guest blog, from our partners at, learn how expenses should be dealt with in your self-assessed tax return.    When you work for yourself you can

CIF News - 29 Sep 2020
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Investments During a Pandemic

In this guest blog post, Susan O’Mara of Milestone Advisory discusses the need to learn from previous behaviours. Saving for a pension? In 2015, I wrote a piece for the

CIF News - 10 Jul 2020
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Introduction of FREE 24/7 employee assistance programme and wellbeing app for all construction workers in Ireland

The global pandemic is having a negative impact on mental health in society; those in the construction industry who have faced a long lay-off are no exception. To help construction

Events - 03 Jun 2020
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CIF Director’s ‘Return to Work Safely’ Webinar

As many of us return to work on Monday, we are now fielding questions from members. To help the industry get back to work, the CIF Directors are hosting a

CIF News - 13 May 2020
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The CIF Key Guidance Notes for the Construction Sector

  ‘On-Hold’ – CIF Construction Sector C-19 Pandemic Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) The CIF Safety and Health Policy Committee met on 18th May 2022 to review the advice to CIF

CIF News - 27 Apr 2020
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Media Coverage

In conjunction with our Health & Safety specialists, the CIF have announced a new Standard Operating Procedure. You can view the latest update here. Online Coverage (21st of April) Newstalk

CIF News - 22 Apr 2020
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