Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog

IHBC launches online registration for Recognised CPD providers: Sign up online, for free!

As part of the IHBC’s refinement of our support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and related learning opportunities for members and practitioners from all disciplines and backgrounds, we are launching a new online registration form for anyone seeking recognition by … Continue reading

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Be a ‘Friend’ to the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School and use your network to join ours, absolutely free! (Limited Offer)

Interested bodies can be a ‘Friend’ of the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School, hosted by our North West Branch, and have their logo and website link on our ‘Friends of the School’ page, by agreeing to promote the School’s profile across their freely … Continue reading

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IHBC responds to White Paper on housing market

The consultation on England’s Housing White Paper – ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’ – has now closed and the IHBC has submitted its comments.

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HESPR top Pick: Pembrokeshire seeks consultant to define and value cultural heritage, closing 13 June

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other business opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes Historic England support for 2017 Annual School: ‘Marking some 10 years of strategic support for accessible, sector-wide CPD’

The IHBC is delighted to announce that Historic England has extended its decade-long support for the IHBC’s Annual School and the accessible, sector-wide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities it offers.

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IHBC launches web page resource for our bespoke PI Insurance scheme

The IHBC has launched a dedicated web page advising on the suite of insurance products and services on offer to support the work of IHBC members, schemes developed in partnership with McParland Finn Ltd insurance brokers and tailored to meet … Continue reading

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Interested in IHBC’s UK plans… and heritage policy? Late opportunities to attend Council+ in Birmingham, 18 May

The next meeting of the IHBC’s UK-wide advisory board, ‘Council+’ (C+), is on Thursday 18 May, in Birmingham and, due to changes, places are now available for members of any category to help us advance discussions on IHBC forward plans … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2017 School bursaries still available: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the 2017 Manchester School on ‘Transport Infrastructure’

Some bursaries are still available for the IHBC’s 2017 School in Manchester on ‘Transport Infrastructure’, on 22-24 June, so if you need help, apply now!

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IHBC CPD boost: Extend your skills using Designing Buildings Wiki’s ‘Top 50’

The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki is part of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the construction industry knowledge base, and to celebrate reaching 5,000 articles, DBW has listed its most popular articles, any of which can be useful starting points for members to … Continue reading

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HESPR top Pick: Swansea seeks comprehensive survey for Hafod Copperworks Archaeological Assessment, closing 1 June

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other business opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this … Continue reading

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IHBC on CPD and much more for RICS Journal readers: ‘Talk to people’ and use the tools

IHBC Director Seán O’Reilly has written an opinion piece for the new RICS Building Conservation Journal on Continuing Professional Development (CPD), in which he observes that some of the best CPD comes from talking to people who have contrasting views … Continue reading

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IHBC joins America’s SAH in Glasgow, 7-11 June: ‘…first SAH outside USA in 40 years’

The IHBC will host a stand at the 70th Annual International Conference of The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), from 7-11 June, at various locations around and beyond Glasgow, in this notable historic event, ‘the first time that SAH has … Continue reading

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CIOB and National Trust, with IHBC, help mainstream heritage in building operations

The IHBC stand at the CIOB/National Trust conference, ‘Keys to the Successful Operation of Historic Buildings’, on 3 May, in London’s Somerset House, offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly … Continue reading

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‘Thatch conservation in a day’: Book now – 17 May, Peterborough

Another remarkable day of IHBC-recognised CPD on the ‘Conservation of Thatch’, is on offer on 17 May, in Peterborough, with costs supported by Historic England.

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IHBC’s HESPR top Pick: Urban planning and landscape consultant(s) sought for Round 2 Sydney Gardens restoration, closing 22 May, £165,000

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins of tender and other business opportunities into one handy resource, while the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features … Continue reading

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IHBC’s extra weekly HESPR pick: HLF seeks ‘Think pieces’ on roles in ‘new UK housing supply’ – closing 15 May; £25,000 (inc. VAT)

An additional notice from the IHBC’s weekly HESPR bulletin – the regular publication of work opportunities for members of the IHBC’s business network listing, HESPR – is the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) notice seeking ‘think pieces’ on ‘an ambitious role’ … Continue reading

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Anticipating IHBC’s 2017 School? For CPD boost, see Context on 2016’s Day School… from ‘heritage @7p’ to ‘World Heritage’

The IHBC’s Friday Day School for 2016 saw a range of provocative presentations – covering issues from World Heritage and hearths to Loyd Grosman on heritage at 7p a head – so, in anticipation of our 2017 School on ‘Historic … Continue reading

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IHBC says ‘Big thanks’ to visitors and supporters at the 2017 Natural Stone Show

The IHBC stand at the Natural Stone Show in London offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly and Support Officer Carla Pianese – and on behalf of the Institute we … Continue reading

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IHBC Gus Astley Student Award 2017

IHBC Gus Astley Student Award 2017 open for submissions: Showcase your course work by 31 July – winners at Belfast School in 2018

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IHBC’s 2017 Yearbook now out: On ‘infrastructure’, inspired by IHBC’s 2017 Annual School and introduced by HLF’s Ros Kerslake

More than 5500 copies of the IHBC’s Yearbook for 2017 are being distributed to members and sector leaders, containing feature articles linked to the IHBC’s 2017 Annual School theme of ‘Historic Transport Infrastructure’, as well as the regular IHBC resources, … Continue reading

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‘Thatch conservation in a day’: Book now – 17 May, Peterborough

Another remarkable day of IHBC-recognised CPD on the ‘Conservation of Thatch’, is on offer on 17 May, in Peterborough, with costs supported by Historic England.

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Reminder: IHBC helps open CIOB/NT conference: ‘Successful Operation of Historic Building’, London 3 May

IHBC director, Sean O’Reilly will join in opening this joint CIOB/National Trust conference and the IHBC will host a stand at this one day event which focuses on ‘the key tools to ensure the successful operation of historic buildings.’

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IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR pick’ of the week: Torfaen CBC’s ‘on-site survey of scheduled structures /buildings’, valued @ £15,000 & closing 15 May

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other business opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes HE’s New Director of Planning: Ian Morrison

The IHBC has welcomed the news that Ian Morrison, Chief Executive of the Architectural Heritage Fund is to be Historic England’s (HE’s) next Director of Planning and will lead the heritage body’s Planning staff across nine regional offices at a … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes HE’s ‘Heritage Crime Guidance for Sentencers’ update

The IHBC has welcomed Historic England’s (HE) update of its Heritage Crime Guidance for Sentencers, which is designed to assist Judges, Magistrates and their legal advisers in determining the appropriate sentence for a heritage crime.

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