CEF Weekly Round Up-7 June 

7 June 2024  Business Environment 

CEF AGM & Federation Council

CEF held its 79th AGM on Monday 3rd June at which Bryan Vaughan of Vaughan Homes was appointed President, taking over from Martin O’Kane whom Bryan thanked for his instrumental role in the delivery of the £50m PAN cost recovery to the industry and the setting up of Construction Futures.  

CITB NI attended the Federation Council with Members able to seek clarity regarding the organisation’s forthcoming strategy and targets for the future. 

More on the AGM can be read here


Construction Futures- Agenda NI Feature

 Fionnuala McKenna, head of strategic engagement at Construction Futures writes in this month’s Agenda NI about how the new organisation aims to enhance collaboration, streamline processes, and attract fresh talent to the construction industry in Northern Ireland.


The article can be read here with the Agenda NI magazine available to read digitally here


Boardroom Diversity Breakfast

 CEF Chief Executive, Mark Spence was delighted to attend a Boardroom Diversity Breakfast with Diversity Mark hosted by Gilbert-Ash


The event was a fantastic discussion on how the construction industry can learn, improve & evidence its commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity in the workplace. If any members wish to learn more, click here

Drug & Alcohol Testing Webinar

CEF this week hosted a webinar with Randox that provided a construction-specific guide to Drug & Alcohol Testing. The webinar covered all the need-to-know information construction employers must consider on the topic of D&A testing and is available to watch here on the CEF YouTube channel. 


2024 CEF Excellence Awards

Thank you also to everyone who entered the 2024 CEF Excellence Awards! Entries are now closed and we look forward to announcing the shortlist of finalists on Friday 28th June





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