The Finalists have today been announced in this the 20th annual CEF/Specify Construction Excellence Awards.
With the recession came a massive shift in employment numbers within the industry, as well as a massive drop-off in the number of construction related courses at further and higher education…
It is vital that this negative spiral is now reversed.
Northern Ireland’s economic recovery can only be secured with a buoyant construction sector at its core and issues ranging from apprenticeships to the careers advice and guidance given in schools and colleges must be high on government’s list of priorities.
A key recommendation arising from 2017 CIFNI Task Groups was that Government’s NEC construction works contracts should be administered by competent Project Managers who fully understand their duties and those of the Contractor under the NEC Contract.
From 1 September 2019 the Construction Skills Register (CSR) will remove all remaining occupational assessments, including supervisors.