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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Excitment mounts for the 2017 National Site Awards

Top performing construction sites to receive national recognition by CCS

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CIC Inclusive Environment Award 2017 opens for entries

Entries open for the second CIC Inclusive Environment Award

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CIC Launches ‘Essential Principles Guide’

For creating an accessible and inclusive environment

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Sustainable Building Training Guide Launched

Publication from the Construction Leadership Council

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CIOB Modern slavery toolkit

CIOB launch best practice toolkit

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CIC Blog

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Engaging Men for Gender Equality at Work

Engaging Men for Gender Equality at Work

Article Posted 09/Mar/2017 Here is what we know: we cannot fully empower women and girls without engaging boys and men [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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Digitising Construction 2017

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Economic & Policy Briefings

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FT Future of Construction Summit

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Economic & Policy Briefings

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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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Essential Principles Guide for Built Environment Professionals - Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment

Date of Report 10/Mar/2017

The guide, which has been endorsed by many Professional Institutions, contains six principals as suggested by the Office for Disability Issues

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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.