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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Changing Places toilets Consultation

Proposal to introduce mandatory Changing Places toilets in Building Regs

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E-learning launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

New course to help construction workforce spot dangers & mitigate risks

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Industry experts wanted for Fire Safety Hackathon

Hosted by APS, the IET and Hack_Construct

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Construction cartel directors disqualified

The CMA has secured the disqualification of two former directors …

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APPG for EBE launches its 7th Inquiry

Inquiry on the recruitment and retention of women

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Worries build in UK Construction industry as Brexit creeps closer

Worries build in UK Construction industry as…

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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 Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

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Upcoming Events

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Design Quality in Construction – why, what & how?

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Fire Safety Hackathon

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Design Quality in Construction – why, what & how?

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Design Quality in Construction – why, what & how?

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Flood & Coast 2019

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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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