• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • OPSI – Office of Public Sector Information
  • PPP Bulletin
  • RICS – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Scottish Building Contract Committee (SBCC) – SBCC produce building contracts designed to meet the needs of the construction industry in Scotland. They are the Scottish College of the Joint Contracts Tribunal Ltd. (JCT) and adapt JCT contracts to produce contracts compliant with Scottish law and practice. This is often referred to as ‘Kilting’ the contracts. The SBCC website hosts an invaluable service, providing users with the contractual documentation for any building and construction work in Scotland. Print copies of SBCC contracts and accompanying guides are available from selling agents. SBCC run events such as their Annual Conference and Annual Lecture to assist construction industry professionals to keep up to date with the latest developments in their industry. These events are open to all.
  • 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