Policy

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…

From the performance of our local councils in terms of making speedy decisions on planning applications, to the need for planning policy to have within it an economic ‘golden thread’, to issues around tax and the National Living Wage, to the need to have a competitive employment law framework in Northern Ireland, it is critical that the Executive stays on top of those issues which impact on the industry’s competitiveness in the increasingly global economy.

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CEF appoints new Assistant Director

We are delighted to welcome Mark Spence to his new role as Assistant Director. Mark brings to CEF over 8 years’ of director-level experience within a main contractor, where he was responsible for securing and delivering significant public sector construction and maintenance contracts.

Patrons

  • Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group
  • JP Corry
  • Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • PKF-FPM