IHBC’s new CPD Circular School Edition update: Lord Kerslake welcomes; School sponsors MFL Affinity takes MarketPlace Stall, and much more!

The IHBC has issued an update of the School edition of the CPD Circular, with new details including the virtual Brighton School’s Principal Sponsors MFL Affinity’s MarketPlace stall and a welcome from Lord Kerslake, CPP APPG Vice Chair, alongside guidance on making the most of the CPD opportunities on offer and more. Continue reading

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‘Single Seminar’ options at 17 June School @ £10+VAT: Asset management OR Retrofit OR 21st Century education & training OR Communities and Campaigning!

General practitioners can now book ‘Single Seminar’ delegate options to access new insights into key practice areas covered at the IHBC’s Brighton School on 17 June, for only £10+VAT.

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IHBC’s heritage from Design to Economics, from £30+VAT: Jan Gehl (Design) + Donovan Rypkema (Economics) + High Streets + Lottery + Local listing + Participation – Book now and ask questions early!

Titles have been confirmed for the talks at the IHBC’s Day School sessions on 18 June, while delegates can shape discussions by submitting their questions HERE.

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: News selection form IHBC virtual 2021 School MarketPlace Stallholder Designing Buildings Wiki

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and this week features a news selection from Designing Buildings Wiki, IHBC’s virtual Brighton School conference MarketPlace Stallholder and host of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki. Continue reading

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IHBC’s features ‘Heritage from the (construction) doorstep’: Video marks end of Inverness Townscape Heritage Project

Inverness Townscape Heritage Project (ITHP) has released a video to mark the end of the project, which saw £1.75 million in grant funding awarded since it began in September 2015, reports Scottish Construction Now.

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RTPI announces launch of new network for politicians involved in planning

logoThe Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is delighted to announce the launch of a new network to bring together politicians involved in planning and planning decisions. The RTPI’s Politicians in Planning Network will enable local authority and parliamentary politicians across all UK and Ireland planning systems to share best practice, to access information and receive a regular newsletter on planning matters free of charge.

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Design Council: Using design as a force for change

The Design Council is keen to show the power of design and how it impacts three key areas of the economy: business innovation, places and public services.

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CITB on Levy Proposals and Consultation

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) announced in summer 2020 that the Consensus process would be suspended, and that Government would legislate to secure the CITB Levy for 2021/22, allowing CITB to focus on supporting employers’ immediate skills needs through the impact of COVID-19.

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BSI: New competence standards for work in buildings

house constructionA new set of competence criteria for everyone working on a building has been published by UK national standards body, BSI.

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Government urged to support creation of thousands of new green jobs in areas with greatest employment challenges

treesGreen Alliance research has found that more than 16,000 new jobs can be created through coastal restoration, tree planting and urban green spaces across areas with the greatest employment challenges, particularly in the ‘Red Wall’, with more green jobs across Britain.

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IHBC Signpost: Leonardo da Vinci Designs the Ideal City: See 3D Models of His Radical Design

The roots of the discipline we call urbanism run all the way back to the 15th century when, early in the European Renaissance, thinkers were reconsidering a host of conditions taken for granted in the medieval period, but few figures thought as far ahead, or across as many fields as Leonardo da Vinci.

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Fancy a freebie at the IHBC’s Virtual School? #IHBCBrighton2021 or can’t attend live?Just ask the best question by 17/06 and get the fee back!

Delegates across the IHBC’s 2021 Brighton School on 17-18 June #IHBCBrighton2021  – especially any who can’t attend a live session– should submit questions, queries or observation in advance (by 17 June) as you can win back the School fee if selected for the ‘’Most valuable session contribution’, so just send your question HERE Continue reading

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Connecting conservation across continents: Roundup by Rypkema & PlaceEconomics – from Reading Gaol to the ’21 Tulsa Race Massacre, linked at IHBC’s virtual 2021 School on 18/06!

Anyone seeking a wider take on conservation can join the IHBC’s 2021 Brighton School to hear from US heritage economist Donovan Rypkema – both as presenter and MarketPlace stall host – while the Roundup from PlaceEconomics – sister company of MarketPlace stallholder HSI – highlights just how our conservation connects across the continents.

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Customised learning at IHBC’s School Heritage MarketPlace, 18/06: Tell our MarketPlace Stallholders what you want!

The IHBC’s 2021 Brighton School #IHBCBrighton2021 Heritage MarketPlace #IHBCMarketPlace is the perfect source  for targeted learning, with lots of options across diverse practice areas  – from working as a consultant and education to sealing systems and heritage roofing  – but remember that some stallholders want your suggestions on what they should cover, so just let them know using our Stallholder Billboard for contacts! Continue reading

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REMINDER: Single Seminar’ options at 17 June School #IHBCBrighton2021 @ £10+VAT: Asset management OR Retrofit OR 21st Century education & training OR Communities and Campaigning!

General practitioners can now book ‘Single Seminar’ delegate options to access new insights into key practice areas covered at the IHBC’s Brighton School on 17 June, for only £10+VAT.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £872.5K+ costed works this week: Park Authority seeks Walkover Surveys, valued from £1250

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and the Director’s pick this week features the call from a Park Authority for Walkover Surveys, closing 28/06 and valued at £1250- £2500. Continue reading

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Demolition of ‘beautiful’ historic and protected cottage leads to prosecution of East Meon developer

A developer has been prosecuted and ordered to pay thousands in fines and costs after a historic cottage was demolished, reports The News.

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Parliamentary report on England’s planning reforms: ‘Reconsider the three areas proposal’ and publish impact assessment on historic buildings and sites

buildings and riverParliament’s Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Committee has issued its report on the Government’s 2020 proposed reforms to England’s planning, as conclusions include that it  ‘should reconsider the case for the three areas proposal’ and publish an ‘assessment of the impact of its proposed changes on historic buildings and sites.’

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AHF 2020/21 ‘Impact Report’ now out: To ‘evaluate our overarching impact’

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has published its new annual Impact Report which analyses data gathered from projects funded to understand what impacts AHF projects are having in communities across the UK, all a key theme at the IHBC’s virtual 2021 Brighton School conference MarketPlace.

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HES: New plan to promote equality, diversity and inclusion from IHBC School MarketPlace Stallholder

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) – an IHBC 2021 HES MarketPlace Stallholder at the IHBC’s virtual 2021 Brighton School on 18 June – has set out its vision to tackle inequalities and increase access to and participation in Scotland’s historic environment with publication of its new Equality Outcomes for 2021-25.

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Now out: Biodiversity in new housing developments: creating wildlife-friendly communities

‘Biodiversity in new housing developments: creating wildlife-friendly communities ‘ is a new report on how to ‘adopt nature-based solutions as we transition to a sustainable future’.

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IHBC signpost Dave Stitt opinion piece via IHBC School MarketPlace Stallholder CIOB Academy: Six questions construction leaders should ask themselves about quality

Dave Stitt running the Coach for Results Course at the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Academy – and IHBC virtual 2021 Brighton School conference MarketPlace Stallholder on 18 June – asks if construction leaders create the right environment for quality.

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#IHBCBrighton2021 welcomes more virtual ‘Heritage MarketPlace’ stalls and learning: Lottery, CIOB Academy, HE, HES, BEFS, ICON, YALE UP, IHBC’s CPP APPG, Energy Savers, DB Wiki, HTN, THA, Hirst & Murphy Associates – offering dedicated virtual sessions from casework, products and practice to BPNs, advocacy, funding priorities and more!

The IHBC is delighted to welcome another round of stall listings to the 2021 Brighton School’s learning-led ‘Heritage MarketPlace’ on 18 June, which offers stallholders access to the IHBC’s School networks, promotion and learning for 6+ months for only c.£100+VAT, including a Day School place!

Check out recent stalls and learning opportunities at the IHBC’s ‘Heritage MarketPlace’, which include:

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IHBC’s CPD Circular now out: 2021 School updates Cost-effective cross-sector support, with free sign up/events listings.

The IHBC’s regular CPD Circular is out, offering updates on the best learning opportunities and Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and naturally highlights the IHBC ‘Virtual’ Annual School 2021: Brighton 2021.

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REMINDER: Single Seminar’ options at 17 June School #IHBCBrighton2021 @ £10+VAT: Asset management OR Retrofit OR 21st Century education & training OR Communities and Campaigning!

General practitioners can now book ‘Single Seminar’ delegate options to access new insights into key practice areas covered at the IHBC’s Brighton School on 17 June, for only £10+VAT.

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