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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New Chief Executive for Considerate Constructors Scheme

Amanda Long will join as Chief Executive from 16 September 2019

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CSCS ends exemption to HSE test requirements

Applicants will be now required to pass the CITB test

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Construction and fire industries set out sweeping proposals

'Raising the Bar' report issued on behalf of IRG's CSG

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Projecting the Future

APM: how the project profession thrives in a changing world

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Flood Expo 2019

Alongside returning favourites from 2018’s keynote lineup, Mary Dhonau

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CIC Blog

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Medley on Mediation

Medley on Mediation

Article Posted 06/Sep/2019 by Niall Lawless, Chartered Arbitrator and Engineer, Adjudicator, Mediator [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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Seminar: get ‘smart’ about inclusive design

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APM Women in Project Management Conference 2019

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings - October

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NRAC 2019 Annual Conference

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefings - November

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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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