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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Top honours awarded for highest performing UK construction sites

Trailblazing ‘Ultra Sites’ receive industry’s highest accolade from CCS

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UK transport infrastructure exacerbates housing crisis

New research from RIBA

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Landmark industry standards to address fire safety in buildings

CIC Members join International Fire Safety Standards Coalition

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CLC rally industry with launch of Procuring for Value report

Following the publication of the sector deal

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CSCS announce price rise

Price increasing to £36 from September 2018

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CIC Blog

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Compromising a construction and engineering dispute through mediation

Compromising a construction and engineering…

Article Posted 14/Jun/2018 dispute through mediation by Niall Lawless Chair of the CIC Adjudicator Nominating Body Management Board [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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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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Flood Expo 2018

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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.