With over 1,400 projects benefiting from the DQI in the past 11 years, the Construction Industry Council has refreshed the brand and launched a new website: www.dqi.org.uk

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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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 reveals brand refresh with a new logo and strapline

One of several recommendations from CIC's Strategic Review

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CIC Members elect three new Board Members

Elected at Council meeting on 18 October 2016

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Farmer Review of the UK Construction Labour Model

CLC publishes Farmer Review of the UK Construction Labour Model

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New partnership created to drive adoption of the CLOCS Standard

CCS part of newly-formed partnership managing CLOCS

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New UK construction industry mascot launched

Mascot launched by Considerate Constructors Scheme

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CIC Blog

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Farmer Review: We are staring at a ticking bomb

Farmer Review: We are staring at a ticking bomb

Article Posted 21/Oct/2016 If we don’t take steps now – and big steps – we simply will not be able to meet industry demand. [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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Engineering Scotland Autumn Lecture 2016

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Economic & Policy Forum meeting

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Never mind the bollards...

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2016 East Midlands Debate

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CABE Annual Conference & Exhibition 2016

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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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More homes, fewer complaints

Date of Report 13/Jul/2016

For its fourth Inquiry the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment looked into the quality and workmanship of new build housing in England. The report was launched on 13 July 2016.

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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.