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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DQI

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 respond to the Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Green paper sets out how Government propose to build a …

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APM gains Chartered status

The chartered body for the project profession

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Winners of UK’s Most Considerate Sites announced

Six constructors achieve top award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme

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New research project to uncover barriers to creating healthier places

Creating Healthy Places undertaken by Design Council and Social Change …

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Campaign launched to help tackle illegal working in construction

Considerate Constructors Scheme launches ‘Spotlight on…illegal workers’ campaign

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CIC Blog

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An approach to Inclusive Design

An approach to Inclusive Design

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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 Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG).

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Upcoming Events

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09/May/2017

Economic & Policy Briefings

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18/May/2017

FT Future of Construction Summit

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04/Jul/2017

Economic & Policy Briefings

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27/Sep/2017

Flood Expo 2017

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10/Oct/2017

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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Publications

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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 contains six principals as suggested by the Office for Disability Issues

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Privacy Policy

30/April/2015

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.