Daily Archives: 12/12/2017

IHBC Course Connection Day 2017: Update and review

The 2017 IHBC’s Course Connection Day was held in Birmingham on 23 November, with students representing the full diversity of heritage related courses across the UK and Ireland enjoying an expenses –paid opportunity to learn more about built and historic … Continue reading

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IHBC on ‘Urgent’: Do IHBC’s ‘5 minute member survey’ to help our future and maybe win a free copy of BS 7913

Many IHBC members have already completed this short survey to influence the future direction of the Institute but there are still many more who can still offer their thoughts on the work of their institute and their experience of it.

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Reminder: Can IHBC members and colleagues help HE find more listed buildings used as mosques?

Can IHBC members and colleagues help HE find more listed buildings used as mosques?

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IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Real estate needs focus on urban context not technical ‘green construction’

IHBC members may find useful new professional perspectives on asset management in an article from Designing Buildings Wiki by Professor Colin Lizieri which includes ‘Five sustainability principles for the real estate industry’ and calls for a focus on ‘the building … Continue reading

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Parliament approves CIO conversion for incorporated charities

Parliament has agreed changes to enable incorporated charities and community interest companies to become charitable incorporated organisations and the process will begin in January. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

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Up to 160 jobs reported at risk at English Heritage Trust

Civil Society reports that English Heritage is planning to cut staff numbers in a bid to be financially sustainable by 2023, and is consulting its staff on the restructure until 15 December.

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NCVO Webinar on meaning of GDPR for charities

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has published its recent webinar on how to prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation(GSPR)rules starting next May.

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How to protect heritage buildings against fire: Public advice from the Devon & Somerset FRS

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service (FRS) has issued advice on protecting heritage buildings against fire. image Devon & somerset FRS website

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SAVE’ Buildings at Risk Catalogue: call for new entries includes GII and unlisted, closing 30 December

SAVE is looking for Grade II (GII) listed and unlisted historic buildings which are at risk, vacant and in need of a new use and/or new users, by 30 December.

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Churches Conservation Foundation announces second grant award scheme: closing 26 Jan

Applications are being accepted for the Churches Conservation Foundation grant award scheme which seeks to support young craftspeople with an interest in religious built heritage, who want to travel to increase their expertise and knowledge, with a closing date of … Continue reading

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