Professional Bodies UK

Professional Bodies uk

RICS is the leading source of land, property, construction and related environmental knowledge.

The Royal Institute of British Architects, one of the most influential architectural institutions in the world, has been promoting architecture and architects since being awarded its Royal Charter in 1837

“As Britain’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the country’s most eminent engineers from all disciplines to promote excellence in the science, art and practice of engineering.”

The IMechE is the United Kingdom’s qualifying body for mechanical engineers and has been the home of Mechanical Engineers for over 150 years. Around 75,000 engineers world-wide are members.            

ECUK’s mission is to set and maintain realistic and internationally recognised standards of professional competence and ethics for engineers, technologists and technicians, and to license competent institutions to promote and uphold the standards.          

The CIWEM is the leading professional and examining body for scientists, engineers, other environmental professionals, students and those committed to the sustainable management and development of water and the environment.               

BSI British Standards is the National Standards Body of the UK and develops standards and standardization solutions to meet the needs of business and society. 1493

The Management Consultancies Association (MCA) was formed in 1956 to represent the consultancy industry to clients, the public and government.       

CIRIA’s primary aims are to improve the quality, efficiency, cost-effectiveness and safety of both the provision and operation of the modern built environment.      

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

Construction Industry Computing Association

The Construction Industry Computing Association is dedicated to promoting the effective use of information technology in the construction industry.      

Construction Confederation is the leading representative body for contractors, representing some 5,000 companies who in turn are responsible for over 75% of the industry’s turnover.

The CBI’s mission is to help create and sustain the conditions in which businesses in the United Kingdom can compete and prosper for the benefit of all.

The Civil Engineering Contractors Association was established in November 1996 to represent the interests of civil engineering contractors as well as to provide a full range of services to members.

BCCB is the leading UK trade association for the export of services, founded in 1965 as the British Overseas Engineering Services Bureau.              

BCSA works for and with its members: high quality steel work contractors and their suppliers, construction clients, bodies, associations and agencies.           

The British Cement Association (BCA) is the trade and research organisation that represents the interests of the UK’s cement industry at national and European levels.             

APM’s aim is to develop and promote project management across all sectors of industry and beyond.

The Association for Project Safety (a Registered Company, Limited by Guarantee) has been established to provide all those working as Planning Supervisors under the terms of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994.

The Association of Geotechnical and Environmental Specialists (AGS) is a non-profit making trade association established to improve the profile and quality of geotechnical and environmental engineering.          

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