Craig Tait

Craig Tait

"The rate of growth spurned by the markets alone will continue to be steady, assuming market conditions remain favourable"

"The rate of growth spurned by the markets alone will continue to be steady, assuming market conditions remain favourable"

Michael Walsh, Head of Property at the ByrneWallace on the upcoming game changer that is the Land Development Agency

"Mental health is at a stage where safety was in the late 80’s"

"Mental health is at a stage where safety was in the late 80’s"

Michael O Connor, Group EHS Manager, Mercury Engineering on the challenges and future of health and safety in the construction sector

"The Irish property market of 2018 is once again repeating the mistakes of the pre-2008 period"

"The Irish property market of 2018 is once again repeating the mistakes of the pre-2008 period"

Dr. Eoin Drea, Senior Research Officer at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies on the future prospects for the Irish property market

"The lack of available labour force combined with the rising activity has resulted in a significant skills shortage within the industry"

"The lack of available labour force combined with the rising activity has resulted in a significant skills shortage within the industry"

Ian Lynch, Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing at L&M Keating Ltd on the health and safety concerns facing the construction sector

"What will make a real difference for Irish Companies is being given the tools to respond before true devastating damage can be inflicted"

"What will make a real difference for Irish Companies is being given the tools to respond before true devastating damage can be inflicted"

Michael Conway, Director of Renaissance on the readiness of Irish Companies for cyber attacks

'We are becoming a population of singles, but we continue to build units which are too large for this demographic, both in the public and private market'

'We are becoming a population of singles, but we continue to build units which are too large for this demographic, both in the public and private market'

Mick Forde Bradley, Architect and Partner at ZESO Architects on the changes necessary to rebuild Ireland and resolve some of the worst effects of the housing crisis

'Cultural shift' on health and safety still needed

'Cultural shift' on health and safety still needed

The NSAI sees many construction companies achieving best practices in the normal Monday to Friday working week. But there is still work to be done, the authority's Fergal O'Byrne will tell the Construction Industry Federation Health and Safety Summit

'Housing policy needs to focus on affordability'

'Housing policy needs to focus on affordability'

The most significant challenges for the housing programme are capacity constraints and making the best use of limited resources, Orla Hegarty of UCD will tell the Annual Sunday Business Post Property Summit

'(We need) a functioning assembly, who prioritise housing across government'

'(We need) a functioning assembly, who prioritise housing across government'

Siobhan McCauley, Director of Regional Services, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, on the immediate changes necessary to resolve the worst effects of the housing crisis

The dangers of the 'man up' culture for mental health

The dangers of the 'man up' culture for mental health

While the construction industry has undergone much progress in the last few years in terms of safety, salaries, and inclusiveness, there is still much room for improvement when it comes to mental health, says Carmen Bryce

'Compressed programmes and lack of resources across the industry is applying pressure throughout the value chain'

'Compressed programmes and lack of resources across the industry is applying pressure throughout the value chain'

Damien Petticrew, Managing Director of CJK Engineering on the challenges facing health and safety in the construction sector

'Few businesses have considered the full impact of GDPR on their ability to perform day-to-day analytics'

'Few businesses have considered the full impact of GDPR on their ability to perform day-to-day analytics'

Aoife Sexton, Chief Privacy Officer at Trūata on the challenges many companies still face six months after the introduction of GDPR

'With the correct digital workplace approach the returns are enormous in terms of direct cost savings'

'With the correct digital workplace approach the returns are enormous in terms of direct cost savings'

Niall McConnell, Commercial Director at Convergent, on the benefits and future of digital workplaces

“For most organisations, knowing what data is being held and having the ability to implement an effective destruction process is one of the key challenges”

“For most organisations, knowing what data is being held and having the ability to implement an effective destruction process is one of the key challenges”

Aisling Clarke, Director at the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland on the challenges posed 6 months on from the GDPR deadline.

"As Data Subjects become more aware of their rights, there will be a large increase in data protection related queries from the public"

"As Data Subjects become more aware of their rights, there will be a large increase in data protection related queries from the public"

Pamela Stagg, Head of Data Protection at eir on the challenges facing organisations implementing GDPR