The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

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Our Mission

To improve the UK construction industry by collectively representing and supporting the built environment professions

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Risk Managment Briefings

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The Risk Management Briefings cover aspects of liability pertinent to those in the construction professions and allied bodies. These publications are continually reviewed and updated.

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DQI

Design Quality Indicator

A process that enables every aspect of design quality to be assessed at each stage of the construction process, from inception to post occupancy analysis. The solution to improving design Quality.

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CIC's wide range of publications

Including professional publications: documents, contracts, guides, reports, professional services surveys available to purchase or free download

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Latest News

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Assistant Registrar (Standards and Conduct)

A key full-time role at CICAIR. Closing date 16 January 2020.

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Assistant Registrar (Audit and Monitoring)

A key part-time role at CICAIR. Closing date 16 January 2020.

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CIPHE incorporates IDHEE

To safeguard the future of plumbing, heating and environmental engineers

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Watch the Raising the Bar conference in full

Consultation period closes on 31 October.

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Construction firms fined £36 million for breaking competition law

The CMA has issued 3 firms totalling more than £36 million

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CIC Blog

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The Value of Community – Building a Legacy

The Value of Community – Building a Legacy

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Approved Inspectors

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Approved Inspectors Register

CIC maintains and operates the Approved Inspectors register as the body Designated by the Secretary of State, administered by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

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Upcoming Events

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12/Feb/2020

Marketing in Construction Summit

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13/Feb/2020

Belonging in Construction Summit

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30/Jun/2020

Wellbeing in Construction Summit

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01/Jul/2020

Quality in Construction Summit

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Inclusive Environment Action Plan

A new construction industry action plan to make buildings and public spaces more inclusive.

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Publications

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Essential Principles Guide for Clients, Developers and Contractors

Date of Report 11/Sep/2018

The Guide sets out 6 guiding principles that can be applied from project inception and strategic definition, through preparation and brief, procurement and tender processes to appraisal of final outcomes.

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Privacy Policy

10/May/2018

CIC has updated its Privacy Policy in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and it can be viewed by clicking here.