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How to achieve field service best practices with software post COVID-19

12th Apr 2021 In our latest guest blog, Stephen Goodall from our partner simPRO, discusses using software to achieve best practice in field services management, post COVID-19. The initial adjustment period for businesses impacted by the global pandemic is finally passing.While there will still...

RDT Care – Construction Site Solution Scan

24th Mar 2021 In our latest guest blog, our partners RDT Care discuss antigen testing solutions. The CIF continues to advocate for the reopening of the entire industry immediately and insists that our industry needs certainty about reopening as early as possible. The current uncertainty is untenable...

CIF ANNOUNCE NEW PUBLISHING PARTNER FOR CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE

23rd Mar 2021 March 2021 The CIF are delighted to announce that iQuest will take over as the new publishing partner for the CIF’s Construction Magazine from this month.Shane Dempsey, Communications Director for the CIF, said:"The CIF is delighted to welcome IQuest on board as our...

The Trouble with Cash…

16th Mar 2021 The Trouble with Cash... For businesses, the logic of viewing cash as a safe haven asset has been eroded over the last decade. If you are holding cash in a trading account or company account now is the time to reconsider. This month, Susan O’Mara from Milestone Advisory discusses the issues...

Tackling the Compliance Challenges of Global Construction Projects

5th Mar 2021 In our latest guest blog, Expandopedia discuss compliance challenges of global construction projects. Just like many other industries, globalization is increasingly presenting new opportunities in the construction sector. The global construction market will grow by 85% to $15.5...

CIF & EY Transfer Pricing Webinar

2nd Mar 2021 On 11th February, the CIF and EY delivered  a webinar on the transfer pricing changes after Brexit.  The event was tailored to financial directors and finance functions in the construction/engineering industry. Some key information regarding the webinar:Transfer PricingSubstantial...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Fiona Cormican

2nd Mar 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Fiona Cormican, New Busines Director at Clúid Housing, shares her story:I was lucky enough to grow up in a household where gender was not a predetermining factor of any life choices. My Mum was a very dynamic and enlightened woman and my Dad bought me...

The Construction Industry Helpline

1st Mar 2021 The management of health issues in construction and providing assistance of those working in the sector has been a concern for the CIF Safety & Health Committee. To this end, we are delighted to support the work of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity who are the only charity to provide...

GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference

28th Feb 2021 11th International Construction Management Day Conference at GMITThe Department of Building & Civil Engineering will be holding our annual construction conference on Tuesday 9th March 2021, starting at 9.00am. Due to the Covid-19 situation the event will be fully ONLINE this year. The event...