Anniversary of the introduction of the Construction Contracts Act

25th Jul 2017 The introduction of the Construction Contracts Act, 25th July 2016 passed off without any major crisis or incident. What was lauded as an impossible, unworkable Act by many commentators doesn’t seem to have led to a raft of disputes or caused any extensive credit issues for construction...

Member Blog: How to insulate your business from the PIR shortage

24th Jul 2017 The construction sector across Ireland and the UK is currently experiencing a severe shortage of PIR insulation as a result of insufficient supply of Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate . The shortage was caused primarily by disruption to the raw materials supply chain, with upgrades to major...

CIF View: Lead by example with a goal-driven diversity & inclusion policy

5th Jul 2017 Lead by example with a goal-driven diversity & inclusion policy. By Jean Winters, CIF Director of Industrial Relations and Employment Services Attracting workers into construction will require a radical shift in the sector’s corporate culture, but make careers in the industry more...

CIF & SERSF run careers in construction workshop in WIT

5th Jul 2017 The CIF South East Branch have been engaged in a number of initiatives recently to help promote careers in the construction industry. By CIF Executive for the Southern Region Ronan O’Brien. Despite the levels of construction activity still being relatively low in the south east with a high...