Salaries in Construction sector continue to rise with strong demand for professions creating competition for talent.

Salaries in the construction sector have continued to rise over the last year. Many construction firms are experiencing increased competition to attract talent, particularly professionals like quantity surveyors, engineers and

CIF News - 14 Jan 2020
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A Large Return – 37% of construction companies recently hired an Irish worker returning from abroad

Companies say family is top reason diaspora are relocating back to Ireland, but is enough being done to fill the skills shortage and combat the housing crisis?

CIF News - 18 Apr 2019
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CIF welcomes rules that allow skilled construction workers into the industry

The Construction Industry Federation strongly welcomes today’s announcement of changes to the criteria for work permit eligibility for those outside the EU.

CIF News - 03 Apr 2019
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CIF Member Focus: Kilkenny Limestone Quarries Ltd – Delivering Kilkenny Limestone to a Global Market

Modernising the business, building on a product range and achieving international success – how the management at Kilkenny Limestone Quarries Ltd do it.

CIF News - 27 Mar 2019
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Construction companies experiencing severe difficulties in sourcing workers

According to a survey of CIF member companies 89% of respondents are currently experiencing difficulties recruiting workers. 

CIF News - 26 Feb 2019
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CIF Director Outlook 2019 – Shane Dempsey, Communications

With a number of positive indicators for Irish construction in 2019, but also some major issues to be addressed, CIF directors are positive but cautious about industry prospects in the

CIF News - 20 Feb 2019
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When it comes to adding value, culture eats strategy for breakfast – RSM Ireland

Changing focus within your workforce can significantly increase the value of your business, writes Catherine Corcoran, Head of Management Consulting at RSM Ireland.

CIF News - 11 Oct 2018
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Global Construction leaders to gather in Dublin for CIF Conference

Leading figures from across the global construction industry will gather in Croke Park on October 2nd 2018 for the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) annual conference.

CIF News - 21 Aug 2018
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Recognition of qualifications are a barrier to Diaspora construction workers

“We should be building bridges not walls for the construction diaspora to return because the industry needs their skills and expertise to deliver housing and infrastructure”

CIF News - 05 Jun 2018
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