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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Managing Procurement Fraud

This CPD Accredited Course aims to help protect your business against expensive malpractices and fraudulent behaviour.  

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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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CIC launches Corporate Affiliate Scheme

The scheme enables companies to be better connected to the …

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Construction Output Grew by 5.8% in March 2021

Growth in both new work (6.7%) and repair and maintenance (4.4%)

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Construction Industry Praised for Tangible Progress On Net Zero

Kwasi Kwarteng, recognised the construction industry’s contribution at B7 …

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HSE inviting Chair and member applications to IICC

The new Interim Industry Competence Committee

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Update on recent Building Safety announcements

A note from the CLC

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CIC Blog

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Central Government Procurement Policy on Social Value

Central Government Procurement Policy on Social…

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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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Quality management in the built environment sector

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CLC Skills Plan Webinar

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Cheating or Competing: Cartels in Construction

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LI CPD: Inclusive Environments

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CIC Economic and Policy Briefing - Webinar

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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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Build back better: Improving the apprenticeship system to better support infrastructure - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Date of Report 01/Dec/2020

Executive Summary from the new research which calls on Government to improve apprenticeship system to create a better skilled workforce for vital infrastructure projects

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