GOVERNMENT MEASURES ON INFLATION POSITIVE, BUT REFORM OF PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTS NOW ESSENTIAL – CIF

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has welcomed measures announced by Government to help deal with inflationary costs in public works contracts describing them as a “positive step”. However they have

CIF News - 10 May 2022
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Out of the frying pan and into the fire?

After a turbulent 2 years, Brendan Morahan, co-founder of specialist business consultancy Invennt, explains how Irish construction can insulate itself from international and domestic uncertainty.   Even before the war

CIF News - 06 May 2022
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Outdoor workers urged to be SunSmart as they have a higher risk of developing skin cancer

  Outdoor workers exposed to 2-3 times more UV radiation than people who work indoors Free webinar to support outdoor workers and their employers to reduce the risk of skin

CIF News - 29 Apr 2022
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CIVIL ENGINEER CONTRACTORS BELIEVE PUBLIC WORKS TENDERING STRUCTURED TO INCENTIVISE BELOW COST BIDDING – CIF

Average public works tender only includes 2.2% contingency against risk, half the average level for private tenders   86% of civil engineer contractors believe the tendering process for public works

CECA - 27 Apr 2022
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5 Reasons to use Dashboards in Your Construction Business

In our latest guest blog our corporate partners, Integrity Software, discuss the use of Dashboards to monitor your business in real-time.    Dashboards are a valuable business tool, offering an

CIF News - 11 Apr 2022
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Is your business eligible for tax relief from the Irish government?

In our latest guest blog, our corporate partners, Invennt, discuss R&D tax credits, and how to claim for same. Why is the construction sector missing out on R&D tax credits?

CIF News - 08 Apr 2022
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Minister Launches Green Procurement Training for Construction Sector on World Health Day

Ossian Smyth TD, Minister for State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, launched Green Procurement, a training programme to enable the construction sector to play its part in

CIF News - 08 Apr 2022
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Lunchtime Webinar Series: Equality, Diversity, Inclusion in Construction

In conversation with Julie Sinnamon, hosted by Sean Downey Over the next decade, the Construction Industry must ensure that we attract and retain talent to meet current and future skills

CIF News - 06 Apr 2022
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GOVERNMENT TO RESPOND TO CONSTRUCTION HYPERINFLATION ISSUES – CIF

Industry seeking effective price variation clause included in public works contracts The Government is to respond to hyperinflation issues in the construction sector over the coming weeks, according to the

CIF News - 31 Mar 2022
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Tipperary, Wicklow, Galway and Dublin Schools Named as shortlist for the CIF’s Build the Future Competition

Only eight schools from over 105 teams and 41 schools have been shortlisted for the Construction Industry Federation’s (CIF) Build a School Competition. These schools will now compete to make

Careers Campaign - 30 Mar 2022
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