Business Environment

Building key partnership across industry sectors

A patronage partnership between the Construction Employers Federation (CEF) and Northern Ireland’s leading contract hire and vehicle management company, Fleet Financial, enters its second year and has already proven a huge success and of extensive benefit to the Federation and its membership.

Spring Budget 2017

Following the vote to leave the European Union last June, there has been uncertainty across the business sector in Northern Ireland and the UK as a whole, with issues like the weakening pound becoming cause for real concern for some. Despite this however, businesses have proved resilient and it was anticipated that the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, would mirror this feeling in his first Budget.