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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About Us

Our Vision

To be recognised and respected by government and across the UK construction industry as an effective thought leader, representing the UK built environment professions together

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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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Ready to “Do One Thing” for Biodiversity in construction?

Be creative about enhancing biodiversity

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Building for equality

Government must lead the charge, says Women and Equalities Committee

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CIC respond to the Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Paper proposes a modern industrial strategy post brexit

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APM gains Chartered status

The chartered body for the project profession

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Winners of UK’s Most Considerate Sites announced

Six constructors achieve top award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme

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CIC Blog

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Taking a lifecycle approach to resource management

Taking a lifecycle approach to resource management

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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 Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG).

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Upcoming Events

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Economic & Policy Briefings

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Green Sky Thinking sustainability week 2017

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FT Future of Construction Summit

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Economic & Policy Briefings

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Flood Expo 2017

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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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Essential Principles Guide for Built Environment Professionals - Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment

Date of Report 10/Mar/2017

The guide contains six principals as suggested by the Office for Disability Issues

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CIC do not disclose buyers’ information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfillment. In this case, the third party will not disclose any of the details to another third party.