With over 1,400 projects benefiting from the DQI in the past 11 years, the Construction Industry Council has refreshed the brand and launched a new website: www.dqi.org.uk

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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Award for CIC East Midlands Chair

Maria Coulter picked up a Women in Business Award

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New Chair for CIC West Midlands Committee

Architect Noel Street has taken over the reigns

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Construction Industry demand transformation

Themes of digital, manufacturing and wholelife performance

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Immigration Act 2016 - Illegal working provisions

The Immigration Act 2016 received Royal Assent in May this year

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How modern technology increased production rate in the industrial industry

Government is looking to boost industrial productivity of and growth

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CIC Blog

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Habitat III

Habitat III

Article Posted 29/Nov/2016 and the relevance of the New Urban Agenda to Built Environment Professionals in the UK [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 Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG).

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Upcoming Events

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Flood and Coast 2017

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Healthcare Estates 2017

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Education Estates

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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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More homes, fewer complaints

Date of Report 13/Jul/2016

For its fourth Inquiry the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment looked into the quality and workmanship of new build housing in England. The report was launched on 13 July 2016.

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