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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Managing Procurement Fraud

This CPD Accredited Course aims to help protect your business against expensive malpractices and fraudulent behaviour.  

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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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Landscape Institute announces 2020’s LI Award-winning projects

At first ever online ceremony

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Building Safety Bill aims welcome but more detail needed

Government must end financial nightmare of historic remediation costs

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CICAIR Vacancy

CICAIR are recruiting an Assistant Registrar (Audit & Monitoring)

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Forever Flex: Making flexible working work beyond a crisis

New report from Sir Robert McAlpine

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Letter from BEIS Secretary of State to the construction industry

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

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CIC Blog

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Is starting a professional career in Construction and Engineering still possible in the Covid-19 era?

Is starting a professional career in Construction…

Article Posted 10/Nov/2020 and Engineering still possible in the Covid-19 era? [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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NRAC Virtual Conference 2020

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AT Awards 2020 goes online!

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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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Build back better: Improving the apprenticeship system to better support infrastructure

Date of Report 22/Oct/2020

New research calls on Government to improve apprenticeship system to create a better skilled workforce for vital infrastructure projects

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