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Commercial Partners

CEF's Commercial Partners have been carefully selected to offer a range of services and products of interest to members with exclusive discounts and added value for CEF members.

The CEF Commercial Partnership Scheme is designed to broaden both the services and benefits that we have for our members. The Partners offer a range of information, topical webinars and exclusive discount/value to CEF members throughout the year. 

MEMBERS - if you would to engage with a Commercial Parter, please use the contact information provided for each or your usual CEF point of contact or TracyW@cefni.co.uk who will take your query and advise on next steps. 

BUSINESSES - If you would like to become a Commercial Partner of the Construction Employers Federation please contact Marks@cefni.co.uk or you can complete the form on the Contacts Us page and we will reply to your enquiry.

MCL Consulting

MCL Consulting

MCL are industry leaders in environmental consultancy, delivering 12 different services from a locally based team. Some of the services are: Ecology, Contaminated Land, Hydrogeology & Geothermal Energy, Air and Noise & Vibration (including Occupational Exposure), Flood Risk, Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP), Landscape & Visual Assessments, Preparation of Environmental Statements and Japanese Knotweed treatment/management plans.

MCL are offering CEF members a free initial consultation.



RedSky software enables construction companies to achieve and maintain competitive advantage.  Its operational, commercial and financial software delivers gains across all types of construction and contracting projects. RedSky has been developing and delivering and supporting construction software since 1975.

Redsky will be holding a series of informative seminars and events to support CEF members on their digital transformation. 



SustainIQ is a unique, integrated software tool that measures, monitors and reports on social, economic and environmental impacts.  Our customers use SustainIQ to increase efficiency and win new business by improving their productivity and bottom line. 

CEF Members discount: SustainIQ will commit to a 10% discount (Year 1 subscription) for CEF members.

Contact: hello@sustainiq.co.uk 



WorkPal is a cloud based, end to end mobile workforce management system. From processing quotes, assigning jobs and managing your field operatives in real-time, through to invoicing. With many features that can be customised for various business needs, we ensure the software suits your business and workflows. WorkPal will streamline your business processes, remove paperwork from the office, ensure compliance, and save costs.

CEF Members can avail of an exclusive Free Setup Fee worth £2,000.

Contact: Ian Megahey, Director of Sales


NI Builder

NI Builder

NI Buillder is the CEF's official media partner and magazine.  CEF members can avail of beneficial profile and advertising rates. 

Contact: karen@kmpltd.co.uk



The Construction Employers Federation (CEF) and BT have joined forces to provide updates and insight to local construction companies on digital transformation and innovation. Members will receive topical update bulletins and learning shared by BT.

City of Derry Airport

City of Derry Airport

As the Gateway of the North West, the Airport will be offering convenient and budget-friendly business connectivity for CEF members across Northern Ireland that are regularly commuting to London, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as the provision of commercial discount on airport services and facilities.

The beauty of travelling from City of Derry Airport is the fast, friendly and stress-free experience where you can proceed from the airport carpark, through the single-level access Terminal Building, to your departure gate in less than 15 minutes.

CoDA will also be offering a special Loyalty Card for the CEF, whereby members can avail of 10% discount on Airport Parking and access to the Amelia Earhart Lounge, making business commuting a much more pleasurable experience.

Construction Information Services

Construction Information Services

Construction Information Services (CIS) tracks and monitors all construction projects throughout Ireland – North and South which provides comprehensive, researched, verified and real-time information on all building projects for our customers.

CEF Member discount:  1 free month to new subscribers. CEF members also get free weekly summary report inc in CEF weekly news.

Contact: pmcgrath@cisireland.com

Responsible Plastic Management

Responsible Plastic Management

RPM is a voluntary global plastic management assurance program, Trust mark and improvement program for organizations. RPM is a registered not-for-profit organization and social enterprise and works with organizations to adopt policies, change practices, reduce plastic and demonstrate commitment to a greener environment via certification.

CEF Members discount: 10% off joining fee.

Contact:  info@rpmprogram.com



CEFNI has developed an exclusive partnership with the RICS realting to BCIS indices. CEFNI members can now gain access to BCIS’ data which includes UK Construction Price Index (CPI), materials and steelworks at a discounted yearly subscription fee.

BCIS provides independent cost data to help built environment professionals make informed business decisions both financially and environmentally.  Using BCIS data, you can control your project costs at pre, during and post construction phases and determine long term investment strategies based on appetite for risk.

Product details:

BCIS Online:




To find out more about our products and for a demonstration, contact BCIS at contactbcis@bcis.co.uk or call on +44 (0)24 7686 8502.  

If you mark your enquiry ‘CEFNI Member’ in the subject line, you will receive a 15% discount for our combined BCIS Online and PAFI package.

Being independent, BCIS relies on project data from those in the construction industry to provide their data at the tender price stage. Northern Ireland cost data is included in BCIS, and, if more projects can be added, the data will be more robust and help local industry benchmark with greater efficiency.

However, if you commit to provide 6 or more projects (from the start of your subscription) in a year, we can offer you a greater discount. Find out what data we collect here.

Subscriptions are based on your company size:


                                                                       CEFNI Member                  CEFNI 15% Member discount

                                                                       15% discount*                  + Data Provider discount*                                       

Sole Practitioner                                           £1032                                £607

SME (l2-250 employees)                               £1989                                £1095

Large Organisation (250+emplyees)             £3995                                £2350


If you can submit project data, please inform us in your email.

*All prices are for a 12-month subscription. Pricing excludes VAT.


  • Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
  • FPM
  • ABL Group
  • Mills Selig
  • JP Corry