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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DQI

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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FLUID Diversity Mentoring launches call for action

The scheme is now in its 6th year

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Let’s all show how fantastic construction is!

#loveconstruction campaign launched to Promote Construction

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Apply to be an ARB Board member

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2018

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EEA Migration in the UK: Final Report from MAC

Call for a members' response to the MAC Report on …

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Essential Principles Guide for Clients, Developers and Contractors

CIC has published a Essential Principles Guide for Creating

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CIC Blog

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It’s all about networking

It’s all about networking

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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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03/Oct/2018

Death by Technology Or the miracle cure?

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09/Oct/2018

Healthcare Estates 2018

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10/Oct/2018

NRAC Conference 2018

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10/Oct/2018

Healthcare Estates 2018

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16/Oct/2018

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings - CPD certified

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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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Publications

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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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Privacy Policy

10/May/2018

CIC has updated its Privacy Policy in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and it can be viewed by clicking here.