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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CIC Seeking CICAIR Board Directors

CIC is seeking to appoint three non-executive directors

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CIPHE seeks Independent Trustee

CIPHE are seeking an Independent Trustee to join its Board

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CIC publishes a Model Mediation Agreement and Procedure

A model agreement and procedure to assist parties compromise

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CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair

CIC inaugurated Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair

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Construction Industry awarded in Queen’s Honours List

CIC warmly congratulates those who were honoured

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CIC Blog

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Building Hope with Barnardo’s

Building Hope with Barnardo’s

Article Posted 24/Jun/2019 Who gave you hope when you were growing up? Inspired you to become the person you are today? Believed in you and gave you the tools to achieve? [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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03/Jul/2019

Quality in Construction Summit

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09/Jul/2019

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings - July

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12/Sep/2019

Flood Expo 2019

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08/Oct/2019

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings - October

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10/Oct/2019

NRAC 2019 Annual Conference

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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.