Daily Archives: 14/08/2018

IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ skills review: Heritage specialisms from regulation and regeneration to project management, design and more

To help profile career opportunities across the conservation and heritage sectors, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of job openings and staff appointments featured in our ‘Jobs etc.’ service, with many posts still open!

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IHBC CPD ‘Boost AND checkup’: DBW on Prefabrication

With sources such as the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki re-posting from our membership journal – on post-war mass housing – Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) has offered a briefing on ‘Prefabrication’ that IHBC members can both review as a ‘CPD boost’ and, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ feature – from the Guardian: ‘Welcome to Brumbria: should the West Midlands become a national park?

A Guardian opinion piece: Could a plan to turn the West Midlands into a national park transform the Black Country’s unlovely reputation, asks Wolverhampton native Stuart Jeffries.

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Court of Appeal sets out principles in considering the setting of listed buildings and the effect of developments

The Court of Appeal has set out general principles to be applied when considering the setting of listed buildings and the effect of developments, with a report from the Local Government Lawyer. image: IHBC

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BEFS calls for case studies for next Historic Environment Audit

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is seeking data and case studies for the next Scottish Historic Environment Audit.

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ACEVO and IoF on ‘Racial diversity in the charity sector’

ACEVO, the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, and the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) have published a report on racial diversity in the heritage sector.

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Director jailed after employees burn to death

Simon Thomerson, Director of Clearview Design & Construction Ltd, has been jailed for eight months after pleading guilty to a health & safety breach that resulted in two brothers working for the company being burnt to death, as reported by … Continue reading

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Plácido Domingo and EU Commissioner Navracsics announce Europe’s top heritage award winners 2018 in Berlin

The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated during a high-profile awards ceremony in Berlin on 22 June 2018, in the presence of the Federal President … Continue reading

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LI’s new president launches #ChooseLandscape careers campaign: ‘… to address urgent skills shortages in the landscape profession’

A careers campaign launched by the new president of the Landscape Institute(LI), Adam White, aims to address urgent skills shortages in the landscape profession.

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