– Civil engineers, QS’s, construction project managers, and M&E engineers with BIM capabilities added to Critical Skills List – Sheet metal workers, welders, pipefitters, air-con and refrigeration engineers, shuttering carpenters, glaziers, window fabricators and fitters, scaffolders, stagers and riggers, and crane drivers removed from Ineligible List of Occupations – Plasterers subject to a quota of […]
It is critical to have competitive salary packages in place that will retain key staff and attract high-quality new staff.
Croke Park, Friday 29th March 2019. Staying ahead of the curve on sector developments is essential to ensure your business maintains a competitive edge and is better equipped to navigate a dynamic and changing industry landscape Leading motivational speaker, David Meade, will take to the stage to deliver the Keynote address on how to ‘Mind […]
Susan O’Mara on the crucial role benefits packages play in attracting and retaining staff. The ‘2018 National Skills Bulletin’, published by SOLAS, makes for interesting reading if you are running a company; you need to know what is in store for the labour market in your sector. If you are a parent with kids pondering […]
The CIF celebrated International Women’s Day (8th March) by hosting an event at the Morrison Hotel, Dublin, where it published results from a survey that showed marked changes in attitudes towards female construction workers. Speakers at the CIF’s International Women’s Day event, l to r: Marcia Bonham, Managing Director, Kingspan Insulated Panels Ireland; Nellie Reid, […]
Tom Parlon, Director General, CIF. The Irish construction industry is struggling to plan for Brexit and resultant delays in housing and infrastructure delivery over the next decade a survey carried out by PWC for the construction industry has found. The Construction Industry Federation and PwC Brexit Survey of the member base of Ireland’s construction industry […]
John Paul Construction has announced a number of key appointments to its senior leadership team. Liam Kenny and John Moran have been appointed to the board as construction directors.
Construction companies across Ireland are experiencing difficulties recruiting qualified, experienced and even entry-level workers across most disciplines.
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and women from a number of its member companies are appealing to secondary level girls to explore their construction career options at stands it is hosting at the popular I Wish events in Cork and Dublin. This is the first year that I Wish events, which promote STEM subjects to […]
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD, has launched the first of nine new Regional Enterprise Plans to drive job creation and support enterprise growth in the regions.