The Construction Employers Federation is active on behalf of its members across an extensive range of public policy areas. From public procurement to the industry's skills needs to putting in place the right conditions to build new homes, we represent the industry's views to key clients across the public, private and voluntary/community sectors.


Northern Ireland’s construction industry is, and will continue to be, the bedrock of Northern Ireland’s economic growth...

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The 2016 Assembly election came at a critical time in Northern Ireland’s history. The entire business community sees political stability as vital to our medium to long term economic prospects...

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An important benchmark on which any government should be judged is their performance on financing and delivering key infrastructure projects…

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In addition to the alarmingly high number of jobs lost in the construction sector during the recession, perhaps the most visible aspect of the downturn was the significant drop in both property values and new builds …

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Recent years have seen industry’s engagement with government on matters of public procurement improve significantly...

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With the recession came a massive shift in employment numbers within the industry, as well as a massive drop-off in the number of construction related courses at further and higher education…

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Industry Standards

The regular data produced by the Health and Safety Executive shows that the local construction industry can stand over a much improved health and safety record in recent years…

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Business Environment

For the construction industry to flourish and achieve its undoubted potential, there are a number of critical issues with affect its business environment…

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