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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Latest News

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CIC’s Inclusive Environment Award 2018 opens for entries

The Award is now in its third year

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CIC welcomes new public procurement proposals

The new measures make public procurement more transparent

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CIC supports mentoring programme for built environment entrepreneurs

SHAPE has been launched by Built By Us

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Second Edition BIM Protocol Published

CIC publishes Second Edition Building Information Modelling (BIM) Protocol

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CIC is seeking a new Education Champion

The Education Champion will sit on the CIC Board

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CIC Blog

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Disability in the workplace

Disability in the workplace

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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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RICS QS and Construction Conference

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings

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FT Future of Construction Summit

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CIC Inclusive Environment Briefings III

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings

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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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CIC BIM Protocol - 2nd Edition

Date of Report 10/Apr/2018

Standard Protocol for use in projects using Building Information Models

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Privacy Policy


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.