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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Site Operating Procedures version 4

Replacing the now withdrawn version 3

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Niall Lawless awarded CIC Honorary Affiliate Membership

Following the launch of the CIC LVD MAP

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Contractual Best Practice Guidance

From the CLC and the Cabinet Office

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CIC LVD adjudication appointment service goes live

Following publication of CIC Low Value Disputes Model Adjudication Procedure

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Guidance for on-site construction sites

Langley, supported by CIC, has produced a short video

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CIC Blog

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Construction has never been so important

Construction has never been so important

Article Posted 04/May/2020 Graham Watts, Chief Executive, Construction Industry Council [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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Wellbeing in Construction Summit

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Quality in Construction Summit

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NRAC 2020 Annual Conference

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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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