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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Roadmap for Change

A digital platform connecting you to the great work being undertaken by our industry to help you do it too.

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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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Procurement Fraud Awareness E-Learning Course launched

CIC launches first CPD certified E-learning course

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Site Operating Procedures version 6

Published by the CLC today

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New research calls on Government to improve apprenticeship system

To create a better skilled workforce for vital infrastructure projects

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Movement of People - what should you be doing now?

CLC group Chaired by CIC Chief Executive Graham Watts

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New CIC partnership to enable new innovative training courses

CIC to help provide innovative e-learning for industry professionals

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CIC Blog

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How competent are you?

How competent are you?

Article Posted 27/Oct/2020 By CIC Chief Executive, Graham Watts OBE [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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Neurodiversity in Planning: Let the conversation begin

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British Construction Industry Awards

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Planning and procurement reform – delivering the nation’s infrastructure

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefing - online

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Fire Protection of Structural Steel

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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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Build back better: Improving the apprenticeship system to better support infrastructure

Date of Report 22/Oct/2020

New research calls on Government to improve apprenticeship system to create a better skilled workforce for vital infrastructure projects

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