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 Low Value Disputes Model Adjudication Procedure

Further Consultation on the CIC LVD MAP

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Extended visas for international students

A much needed boost to construction skills

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Are you an Inclusive Designer?

RIBA publishes new book challenging attitudes towards inclusivity and accessibility

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Don't wait for regulations to 'Raise the Bar'

Dame Judith Hackitt tells industry, at Raising the Bar conference

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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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CIC Blog

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Brexit's and construction product regulations

Brexit's and construction product regulations

Article Posted 15/Oct/2019 Chandru Dissanayeke, Director, Building Safety Programme, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government [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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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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