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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CLC Construction Talent Retention Scheme video

Explanatory video for the Scheme launching on Friday 24 July

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CIC welcomes publication of the draft Building Safety Bill

Together with associated guidance and the Fire Safety Consultation

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COVID-19 Cost Assessment Toolkit Launched

A methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of …

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Industry working group launches building control regulation proposals

11 key recommendations for future oversight and regulation

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CLC Talent Retention Scheme Launched

Supporting Careers in Construction, Engineering and Building Services

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CIC Blog

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Driving construction forward with tech & standards

Driving construction forward with tech & standards

Article Posted 03/Jul/2020 Newly appointed deputy chair of CIC, Justin Sullivan, talks about how he intends to lead the body, and his vision for the future of the construction sector [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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Free Webinar - Managing Teams in the New Normal

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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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