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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BIM Show Live 2020 – Get your tickets now!

How robotics and AI can deliver value within construction. 26 Feb.

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CIC publishes new adjudication procedure

To make adjudication affordable for low value disputes

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CIC Apprenticeships and Skills Survey

Your opportunity to have your say as an employer!

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Job vacancy at CIC - Public Affairs Executive

Within the built environment, with focus on Climate Change

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BIM Survey 2020: Have your say!

NBS has launched the 10th annual NBS BIM survey.

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CIC Blog

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Making adjudication affordable for SMEs

Making adjudication affordable for SMEs

Article Posted 20/Feb/2020 Martin Burns, Head of ADR Research and Development, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors [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 Roadmap for Change - Launch at Futurebuild

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 2020

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HMRC Corporate Criminal Offences Conference - Nottingham

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 2020

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Wellbeing 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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