Patrons are the CEF's top tier of most valued and trusted partners and through our exclusive patronage agreements with a range of economy-wide partners, our members can benefit from a wide range of services, advice, support and discounts.

The CEF Patronage Scheme is designed to improve both the services and benefits that we have for our members. The Patrons that we work with provide the industry with class-leading support and advice and, working alongside us, deliver many services and benefits to our members.  Patrons play a key role in the CEF's daily communications with our membership and are valued guests at all of our member events during the year.

MEMBERS - if you would the advice of a patron, please contact your usual CEF point of contact or [email protected] who will take your query and advise on next steps. 

BUSINESSES - if you would like to become a Patron of the Construction Employers Federation please get in contact with [email protected] or you can complete the form on the Contacts Us page and we will reply to your enquiry.



Northern Ireland Electricity Networks

NIE Networks is the owner of the electricity transmission and distribution networks in Northern Ireland, serving all 870,000 customers connected to the network.  Its role is to connect customers to the network - from single dwellings, commercial expansions to major renewable energy developments - and to operate and maintain the network to ensure that it is safe and reliable. Effectively keeping the lights on for Northern Ireland. 


FPM is a multi-award-winning accounting, tax & business advisory practice, supporting businesses across Northern Ireland & Ireland.

Although one of the largest independent firms on the island of Ireland, with 5 offices & 120 staff, our approach is personal. When you work with FPM you are partnering with a team of trusted business advisors who inspire confidence and fully understand the numbers & sector complexities to provide simple solutions - saving you time, money and worry, so you can focus on what you do best!   

ABL Group 

ABL is one of Northern Ireland's leading Commercial Insurance & Risk Advisors - Our focus is on business in Northern Ireland and we believe strongly that with the experience our team has acquired in the global insurance broking environment combined with our local business knowledge we have a unique blend of qualities to offer clients.

Mills Selig 

Mills Selig is a local and independent law firm who are experts in all matters of construction, corporate, property, employment, litigation and banking law. As a patron to CEF, Mills Selig are committed to offering CEF members comprehensive legal advice no matter the complexity of the case.

Mills Selig will also offer a unique programme of training specific to industry needs and emerging trends.

JP Corry

JP Corry has a history of almost 200 years of quality building supplies, having been established by John Corry in 1814.

JP Corry support our memebrs with expert advice on product knowledge and supply chain expertise.

CEF's Patrons


Northern Ireland Electricity Networks PKF-FPM ABL Group Mills Selig