2019

No Fines External Wall Insulation and Associated Works Contracts 2020-23 - Meet the Buyer Event

The Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) has a number of upcoming opportunities for contractors to provide No Fines External Wall Insulation and Associated Works to a number of NIHE properties across all three NIHE regions. These works are part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme for Northern Ireland 2014-2020. In order to inform the market of the upcoming opportunities, NIHE will host a Meet the Buyer event on Monday 9th September at 2pm in Room 10, Twickenham House Ballymena. If you wish to attend this event please confirm your attendance by email to martin.mclaughlin@nihe.gov.uk no later than Thursday 5th September at 5pm.

Removal of CSR Occupational Assessments: 1 week to go

There is only one week remaining before the Construction Skills Register (CSR) removes all occupational assessments, including supervisors. From 1 September 2019 all new blue and gold card applicants will be required to hold an NVQ Level 2 qualification (or higher) relevant to the card holder’s occupation. Health and safety training will continue to be required.