Links

Organisations

  • ACES – Association of Chief Estates Surveyors and Property Managers in Local Government
  • Audit Commission – includes links to “Seeing is Believing”
  • BERR – Department for Business Enterprise
    and Regulatory Reform
  • BIM – BIM Academy
  • CT News – keeping you up-to-date with the latest developments in the Carbon Trust Innovation Awards
  • COI Central office for information – Government Press Releases
  • CHAS – Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme
  • Construction Plus – The CIC Cascade is prepared by Construction Plus – the leading supplier of online industry news from the publishers of the Architects’ Journal, Construction News and New Civil Engineer
  • CONSTRUCT I.T. – Centre of Excellence, The National Network at The School of Construction and Property Management, The University of Salford
  • COPROP The Association of Chief Corporate Property Officers in Local Government
  • CIRIA – Construction Productivity Network
  • CITE – Construction Industry Trading Electronically
  • CJC – Commissioning Joint Committee
  • Considerate Constructors Scheme – A national initiative that aims to raise the standards of construction management and community relations above statutory requirements.
  • CLAW – Consortium Local Authorities Wales
  • Constructionline – U K Register of Qualified Construction Services
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme – CSCS aims to register every competent construction operative within the UK not currently on a skills registration scheme. Operatives will get an individual registration card (similar to a credit card) which lasts for three or five years. The CSCS card also provides evidence that the holder has undergone health and safety awareness training or testing
  • DfES – Department for Education and Skills
  • Digital Construction News
  • Directgov – The official government website
    for citizens
  • HSE – Health and Safety Executive
  • Hazards at Work (HSE) – Asbestos
    publications
  • Inland Revenue
  • JCT – Joint Contracts Tribunal Limited
  • J R Knowles – Construction Legal Cases
  • Local Government Task Force
  • KPIZone – This website has been upgraded and now contains links to access all published KPIs and provides details of all performance measurement and benchmarking activity, with a sophisticated search engine designed to assist new and existing users. It is the first step to making many of the KPIs available on the web
  • LGA – Local Government Association
  • m4i – Movement for Innovation
  • NSR Management – National Schedule of Rates
  • OGC – Office of Government Commerce
  • OFSTED
  • OPSI – Office of Public Sector Information
  • PPP Bulletin
  • RICS – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • SPACES – Society for Public Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Surveying
  • Traditional Housing Bureau – The THB is an organisation formed to promote the use of traditional brick and block construction methods for houses built in the UK

Tools / Useful Websites