September 17, 2020

The Hardware Show 2021 – RESCHEDULED

The Board of HAI have decided to reschedule the 2021 Hardware Show from February to October 2021 (specific dates will be confirmed in due course). Bearing […]
September 4, 2020

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister Simon Harris highlight apprenticeship opportunities

Minister Harris highlights the diversity of learning opportunities available to school leavers Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar and the Minister for […]
September 3, 2020

Draft Agriculture Appeals (Amendment) Bill 2020

In July, the Government approved the drafting of an amendment to the Agriculture Appeals Act, 2001 to align the forestry licencing and appeals processes with similar […]
August 25, 2020

HAI Members impacted by Covid with 13% revenue fall in Q2 2020

192 member branches are included in the HAI Business Index. Q2 year on year comparisons illustrate the extraordinary volatility of the trading period. However, despite the […]
August 6, 2020

HAI Responds to Timber Legislations

Recent issues in relation to timber licencing and the legislation around it is an area of major concern to HAI. Timber is a keystone product and […]
August 6, 2020

Construction Products Regulation and Brexit Implications

Further to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the European Commission published a notice on 9th of July 2020 to help national authorities, […]
August 5, 2020

Review of Construction Product Regulations

The Construction Products Regulations (CPR) are under review. There are a number of activities which the EU Commission wishes to engage with stakeholders including: The European Commission is reviewing Regulation […]
July 24, 2020

Hardware Association Ireland responds to Stimulus Plan

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) has welcomed the Government’s proposals on retrofitting and reskilling contained within the stimulus package announced by the Government this week. HAI presented […]
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