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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Most considerate construction companies revealed

The ceremonies took place on on the 15 & 16 November

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IWFM brand revealed for BIFM

A Modern Professional Body- IWFM brand revealed

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CCI supports the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign

Calling for mental & physical first aid on an equal footing

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CIC model mediation agreement and procedure consultation

CIC wishes to consult with the construction industry

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CIC celebrates its 30th year by initiating a Roadmap for …

The roadmap will explore working practices and inclusive environments both …

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CIC Blog

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Let’s talk toilets

Let’s talk toilets

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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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Hi_Rise - Building a Safer Future Through Technology

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Quality in Construction Summit - Manchester

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Everything was going so well, until the contract crashed

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Building Better Homes Faster - Improve & Innovate

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Digital in Construction Summit

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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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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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