With over 1,400 projects benefiting from the DQI in the past 11 years, the Construction Industry Council has refreshed the brand and launched a new website: www.dqi.org.uk

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

About us

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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Disability and the built environment inquiry launched

The Women and Equalities Committee are inviting evidence on this …

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Constructing Excellence merges with BRE

The move will strengthen and grow the CE membership

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Views sought on plans to boost apprenticeships

£2.5 billion will be invested in apprenticeship training by 2020

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Inclusive Environment Award 2016 short list announced

Winner to be announced at the Construction Industry Summit Dinner

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CYT Announce New Chief Executive Officer

Carol Lynch appointed as new CYT Chief Executive Officer

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CIC Blog

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We’re still fragmented  - it’s time to implement a more radical collaboration approach

We’re still fragmented - it’s time to…

Article Posted 03/Aug/2016 it’s time to implement a more radical collaboration approach [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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Economic & Policy Forum meeting

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Construction Industry Summit - Day One

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BE INSPIRED- BRE Women’s Network Event

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Construction Industry Summit - Day Two

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Healthcare Estates

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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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More homes, fewer complaints

Date of Report 13/Jul/2016

For its fourth Inquiry the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment looked into the quality and workmanship of new build housing in England. The report was launched on 13 July 2016.

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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.