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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National winners of ‘Most Considerate Site 2019’ revealed

Considerate Constructors Scheme recognises construction sites with top honours

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Landscape Institute launches biosecurity toolkit

To help landscape consultants protect UK ecosystems

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IIRSM and NEBOSH sign Memorandum of Understanding

New agreement sees the organisations formalise their ongoing partnership

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CSCS to withdraw postal applications

Ends on 30 June 2019

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Students invited to design home for the 21st century

2019 MOBIE & Construction Innovation Hub Student Design Challenge

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CIC Blog

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Worries build in UK Construction industry as Brexit creeps closer

Worries build in UK Construction industry as…

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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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14/May/2019

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 2019

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14/May/2019

Design Quality in Construction – why, what & how?

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21/May/2019

Design Quality in Construction – why, what & how?

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18/Jun/2019

Flood & Coast 2019

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19/Jun/2019

Flood & Coast 2019

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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.