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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Managing Procurement Fraud

This CPD Accredited Course aims to help protect your business against expensive malpractices and fraudulent behaviour.  

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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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Rigorous new targets for green building revolution

All new buildings to be constructed to be highly energy …

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New regulator established to ensure construction materials are safe

New national construction products regulator set up to ensure homes …

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Construction output grows by 1.0% in October

Increases in both new work (0.3%) and repair and maintenance (2.3%)

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Guide for Quality Construction launched by CIOB

Guide focuses on quality management

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BSI launch second consultation on competence standard

Overarching framework for building safety competence of individuals

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CIC Blog

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Better?  Greener? Faster? It must be safer

Better? Greener? Faster? It must be safer

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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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Mitigating virus transmission indoors

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Transgender Issues in the Workplace

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Creating living cities across the globe

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Action on Respiratory Health Summit

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Technology, People & Place

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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 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Date of Report 01/Dec/2020

Executive Summary from the new research which calls on Government to improve apprenticeship system to create a better skilled workforce for vital infrastructure projects

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