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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Royal Town Planning Institute Announces New Chief Executive

New Chief Executive takes up post in April

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Winners of first national Big Build competition announced

Robertson, Carillion & Cedar Developments win Honor’s Big Build’ competition

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Hackitt’s Review of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety

CIC gives support to the interim report of Dame Judith

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APPG for Small and Micro Businesses - Call for evidence

The APPG for Small and Micro Business will hold a …

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CIOB Art of Building now open for voting

Choose your favourite photograph of the built environment

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CIC Blog

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Carillion Liquidation - Steps for Creditors

Carillion Liquidation - Steps for Creditors

Article Posted 17/Jan/2018 James Hutchinson Partner at Beale & Company provides some background on this matter and sets out guidance in relation to dealing with Carillion [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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The Ultimate BIM Summit

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The Flood Resilience Summit

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefing

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CIC Inclusive Environment Briefings

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Flood & Coast Conference & Exhibition

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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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Users’ Guide to Adjudication: Ireland

Date of Report 26/Jul/2017

This Guide provides a general introduction to adjudication in the context of construction contracts, and in particular the right to adjudication in Ireland.

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