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

Essential Principles Guide for Clients, Developers and Contractors

CIC published a second Essential Principles Guide for Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment which aims to support, guide and motivate clients, developers and contractors to achieve high standards of access and inclusion in all their projects.

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. The aim is that those who own and pay for development take responsibility for achieving an inclusive development process.  If leaders in the construction industry champion inclusion from the outset, those employed to design, construct and manage projects are more likely to achieve high quality accessible and inclusive developments.

The guide can be downloaded for free from CIC’s website here.