Ray Hutchinson, President of the Construction Employers Federation, spoke this evening at the Federation's Annual Dinner at the Culloden Hotel.
Recent years have seen industry’s engagement with government on matters of public procurement improve significantly...
With a public sector capital budget in Northern Ireland of over £1 billion a year, that engagement has been geared towards making procurement processes easier and more straightforward for local companies.
On matters such as the centralisation of the procurement and delivery of key infrastructure projects, social clauses and Project Bank Accounts it is though critical that industry continues to have its voice heard.
The second Construction Employers Federation (CEF)/BDO Northern Ireland Half-Year State of Trade Survey has revealed the books were full or nearly full for almost half of local construction companies during the second 6 months of 2017, albeit that this was down on the first 6 months of the year.
Article by John Dugdale, Associate, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, at Federation Patron A&L Goodbody: A recent judgment may have signaled the beginning of the end for the so-called "smash & grab" adjudication.