Crackdown planned on illegal construction operators

24th December, 2014

The new workplace disputes quango is to be given powers to crack down on illegal sub-contractors by accessing confidential Revenue and social welfare information.

The use of illegal sub-contractors has been described as the “bane of the construction industry” because it is undercutting legitimate building contractors and depriving the exchequer of tax revenue.

Now the new workplace relations commission will be given the power to seek information on the tax and social welfare...

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