Industry News

Investments During a Pandemic

10th Jul 2020 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 Construction Magazine entitled “Lessons Learned since the Financial Crisis”. Specifically, I was reflecting on the 2008-2009...

CIF Director’s ‘Return to Work Safely’ Webinar

13th May 2020 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 webinar on Friday 15 May at 12 noon via Zoom. The CIF directors will provide insights into the key areas companies need to consider in advance...

The CIF Key Guidance Notes for the Construction Sector

27th Apr 2020 Since the COVID-19 virus struck, the CIF has been supporting members to adjust to the rapidly changing environment – including an unprecedented industry shut-down by Government at the end of March. The CIF’s extensive engagement with Government, the HSE and other national and...

Media Coverage

22nd Apr 2020 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 Newstalk Dr. Ciara Kelly interviewed Shane Dempsey on Newstalk. You can listen to the full interview here. Online Coverage...

New Operating Procedures

15th Apr 2020 Updated - 04/08/20The CIF Safety and Health Subcommittee, mindful of the best available guidance, nationally and internationally, has developed this document, Construction Sector C-19 Standard Operating Procedures which serves as a guide for the management of COVID-19 on a construction site for...

Getting through COVID-19 together

15th Apr 2020 The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is a source of significant stress, anxiety, worry and fear for many people. This arises from the disease itself, as well as from impacts such as increased social isolation, disruption to daily life and uncertainty about employment and financial security.The...

Free Training Support from Skillnet

14th Apr 2020 Construction Professionals Skillnet supports the growth and development of the construction industry. Offering training to organisations of all sizes and sections of the construction industry, the Construction Professionals Skillnet is committed to supporting the industry as a whole.As part of...

Deloitte Ireland Support Information

10th Apr 2020 One of our corporate partners, Deloitte Ireland has pulled together a really helpful list of government funding initiatives to support business.The document outlines:Funding category. Details of the scheme. Eligibility outlining how to qualify. Details of application. The...

CIF Statement on Covid-19 measures

11th Mar 2020 11.03.2020The CIF are collaborating with Government in leading the national response to Covid-19.  The initial phase is containment with the objective being to minimise the spread of Covid-19.  This is the critical stage for employers and employees.  Decisive, proactive containment measures...