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

CIC Economic & Policy Briefing

Chaired by Rt Hon. Nick Raynsford, the CIC Economic and Policy Briefings provide regular economic analyses, policy updates and comments on major commercial projects in construction industry. The briefings bring together leading policy-makers, economists and senior  industry players to discuss the key topics in an informal setting.

The session on Tuesday 8 December from 9-11:30 will feature presentations from:

  • Allan Wilen, Glenigan. His presentation will be on construction forecasts for 2021.
  • Adam Simmons, Director of Future Road Investment Strategies and Government Relations at Highways England. His will present on Highways England's Strategic Business Plan and Delivery Plan for 2020-2025.
  • Dale Sinclair. He will present on updates within BIM.

To buy your ticket, please click here. CIC Members receive a complimentary ticket to every briefing. To claim your free ticket, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk.

The Briefings run six times a year, typically on Tuesdays, from 9.00am – 11.30pm with three speakers, and the opportunity to ask the experts questions.

In 2020 the sessions will be held virtually. The last briefing takes place on 8 December.

Past speakers have included, Gavin Barwell, John Cridland CBE, Chairman of the Transport for the North, Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, Chief Executive of Crossrail and Construction Industry Leadership, Paul Morrell OBE, Peter Bonfield OBE, Dr Andrew Neather on Crossrail 2, Phil Wilbraham, BAA, on the Heathrow Expansion, Bridget Rosewell OBE from National Infrastructure Committee, Chris Savage, Nuclear Industry Association, Prof. Noble Francis of CPA, Peter Andrews from the Bank of England as well as analysts from Experian, Glenigans and Arcadis, to name a few.