Commenting on the publication today of the NI Executive’s draft Investment Strategy, Construction Employers Federation Managing Director Mark Spence said:
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.
CEF is calling on all members to get involved in a final push to support the Safety Reboot initiative running throughout January. Huge thanks to those that have got involved so far. Below are some of the images shared across social media this month.
Two leading local organisations are joining up to bring technology insight and innovation to NI construction firms. The Construction Employers Federation (CEF) and BT have joined forces to provide updates and insight to local construction companies on digital transformation and innovation.