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The voice of the industry in Northern Ireland

The Construction Employers Federation (CEF) is the sole certified representative body for the construction industry in Northern Ireland. We represent approx 70% of construction in NI and around 800 businesses of all sizes employing over 30,000 staff directly and and 65,000 in the wider supply chain. CEF is the Voice of the NI Industry on the UK Construction Leadership Council, BuildUK and the NI Procurement Board. Due to the virus, our offices are shut to the public and staff are working from home. You can continue to reach your normal contacts within the team on their email address or by phone. Please keep in contact, we're here to help.

CEF Membership Benefits

Members of the Construction Employers Federation receive the following benefits:

  • Exclusive discounts with key providers
  • Courses and Seminars
  • Legal Hotline
  • Health & Safety Support

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Guidance on End of Red Diesel Rebate

There is now less than six months until the entitlement to use rebated red diesel is removed from most sectors, including construction. From 1 April 2022, it will be illegal to put red diesel into the tank of a vehicle or machine that is not entitled to use it, and businesses should plan to run down the fuel in their vehicles and machines and use up existing stocks in storage by this date.



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