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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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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RIBA launch new National Schools Programme

UK’s first nationwide architecture programme for school children

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CIC welcomes second Competence Steering Group report

Second quarterly report produced

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Most considerate construction companies revealed

The ceremonies took place on on the 15 & 16 November

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IWFM brand revealed for BIFM

A Modern Professional Body- IWFM brand revealed

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CIC supports the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign

Calling for mental & physical first aid on an equal footing

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CIC Blog

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Cartels and construction – what you need to know

Cartels and construction – what you need to know

Article Posted 03/Dec/2018 By David Harper, Competition and Markets Authority [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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30/Jan/2019

Digital in Construction Summit

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07/Feb/2019

Marketing in Construction Summit

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12/Feb/2019

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 2019

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02/Apr/2019

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 2019

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14/May/2019

CIC Economic and Policy Briefings 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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Publications

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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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Privacy Policy

10/May/2018

CIC has updated its Privacy Policy in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and it can be viewed by clicking here.