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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National campaign launched to combat air pollution in construction

Survey by CCS reveals urgent need for greater awareness

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New campaign targets cartels as tip offs rise by third

A new crackdown is being launched by the UK’s …

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MHCLG Consultation on a single housing ombudsman

MHCLG Open consultation on Strengthening consumer redress in housing market

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Health and Safety Survey

Health and Safety Survey

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Survey: Insurance impact in the wake of Grenfell

A joint survey with BuildUK and CPA

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CIC Blog

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Inclusive Environments: Learn more about the new British Standard

Inclusive Environments: Learn more about the new…

Article Posted 09/Feb/2018 Learn more about the new British Standard by Julie Fleck OBE [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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CIC Inclusive Environment Briefings

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Right Waste Right Place - Duty of Care in the construction sector

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Flood & Coast Conference & Exhibition

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefing

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FutureProofing Energy

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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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Users’ Guide to Adjudication: Ireland

Date of Report 26/Jul/2017

This Guide provides a general introduction to adjudication in the context of construction contracts, and in particular the right to adjudication in Ireland.

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