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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BSRIA Chief Executive Awarded OBE

Julia Evans awarded in the Queen's Birthday Honours List

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CSCS to withdraw 100,000 Construction Site Visitor cards

CSCS will stop issuing the card from February 2020

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Considerate Constructors Scheme unveils 2018 Image of Construction

The national event on 11 September in London

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Steering Group on Competences for Building a Safer Future

Group to take forward Dame Judith Hackitt’s collective recommendations …

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CIC calls for an industry-imposed moratorium

CIC calls for an industry-imposed moratorium on the use

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CIC Blog

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Compromising a construction and engineering dispute through mediation

Compromising a construction and engineering…

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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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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings

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New Approaches to Project Handover

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Image of Construction

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Flood Expo 2018

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CIC Inclusive Environment Briefings 4

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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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CIC BIM Protocol - 2nd Edition

Date of Report 10/Apr/2018

Standard Protocol for use in projects using Building Information Models

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