The 2017 Assembly election came at a critical time in Northern Ireland’s history. The entire business community sees political stability as vital to our medium to long term economic prospects...

Our industry wants devolution to work and it wants to see the Northern Ireland Executive take a much more strategic and outcome focused approach, setting ambitious yet deliverable targets for the economy.

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Political derogation of responsibility starting to cripple local construction industry, say firms

Over two years since the collapse of the Northern Ireland Executive, local construction firms have clearly identified its absence as the major contributory factor towards their inability to grow and meet their job-creating potential. This is the key headline from the latest State of Trade Survey, for the second half of 2018, conducted by the Construction Employers Federation.


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