Irish government urged to overhaul VAT structure to incentivise reuse and refurbishment over demolition 

25 Oct , 2023  

Urgent action is needed to reduce the number of Ireland’s buildings being demolished instead of refurbished if the country is to meet net zero targets, says construction industry body The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).  Under Ireland’s current tax structure, a reduced rate of 13.5% VAT is applied to demolition projects, creating a perverse environment […]


Stormont Hosts CIOB Conferring Ceremony

26 Oct , 2016  

On Saturday 15th October 2016, Parliament Buildings at Stormont was the setting for a Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) Conferring Ceremony. Almost 100 guests were in attendance where 17 people were awarded Chartered membership and nine members were upgraded to Fellow membership of the Institute. Ivan McCarthy FCIOB, Trustee of the CIOB was the special […]