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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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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Report highlights huge step change needed in SuDS delivery

SuDS delivery is currently a long way behind the ambition

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BIM in 2019

2019 NBS BIM Survey

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New Chair for the Design Quality Indicator tool (DQI)

CIC is pleased to welcome Lynne Ceeney into the role

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MBE for CIC Yorkshire & Humbers Stefanie Stead

Former CIC Yorkshire & Humber Regional received an MBE

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RIBA, CIH, LGA & RTPI launch programme to support placemaking

The programme supports placemaking at a local level

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CIC Blog

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Inclusive Housing?

Inclusive Housing?

Article Posted 17/Jan/2019 So what needs to change? [read more]

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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Digital in Construction Summit

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Marketing in Construction Summit

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 2019

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#BuildingEquality, Diversity and Inclusion into the Built-Environment Supply Chain

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 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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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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