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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About Us

Our Vision

To be recognised and respected by government and across the UK construction industry as an effective thought leader, representing the UK built environment professions together

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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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11 new disability sector champions announced

Champions will help tackle the issues disabled people face

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CIC publishes new Users’ Guide to Adjudication

Replaces 2003 version

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Construction Specific Marketing Qualification

Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Industry Group launch new qualification

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Pubs are for everyone – why being accessible is important

Positive step in promoting access for all

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RSA Student Design Awards Challenge

The longest-running student competition in the world

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CIC Blog

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How to avoid adjudication

How to avoid adjudication

Article Posted 23/Feb/2017 By Niall Lawless Chair of the CIC Adjudicator Nominating Body Management Board [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 Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG).

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Upcoming Events

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21/Mar/2017

Economic & Policy Briefings

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28/Mar/2017

Flood and Coast 2017

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09/May/2017

Economic & Policy Briefings

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18/May/2017

FT Future of Construction Summit

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04/Jul/2017

Economic & Policy Briefings

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Built Environment Professional Education [BEPE] Project

A joint government / Mayor of London Paralympic Legacy Project building on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Publications

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Users’ Guide to Adjudication

Date of Report 20/Feb/2017

The updated CIC Guide provides a general introduction to adjudication in the context of construction contracts, and in particular the right to adjudication in the UK and Northern Ireland. 

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Privacy Policy

30/April/2015

CIC do not disclose buyers’ information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfillment. In this case, the third party will not disclose any of the details to another third party.