BAC News

Bursaries available for our conference

We are delighted to announce that the BAC will be providing two bursaries for aspiring archives and records management professionals for this year's conference. In order to widen participation, for the first time this year, the bursary will cover free attendance to the conference and up to £100 towards travel costs on the day (we will not cover first class travel!)

In order to apply you must be:

  • Not already qualified as an archivist AND
  • interested in pursuing a career in archives or records management AND
  • you do NOT need to already be a member of the BAC.
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Booking now open for BAC 2019 Conference

'No Archive is an Island. Connection and Collaboration in Business Archives'

Booking is now open for our 2019 annual conference. Check out the programme and organise your booking here.

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New publication 'Legal records at risk. A strategy for safeguarding our legal heritage.'

A brand new publication highlights the problems of preservation of archives in the legal sector and outlines a national strategy for such records. The report is the culmnation of a three-year stufy by Claire Cowling at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

The publication is an open access publication and it's available to download from SAS Digital Humanities Library.

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Thomas Cook Archive update

Thomas Cook has entered Compulsory Liquidation and is now under the control of the Official Receiver https://thomascook.caa.co.uk/liquidation/. The future of the corporate archive, which until earlier this year was managed in-house Thomas Cook’s archivist, is therefore at risk.

 The Crisis Management Team for Business Archives will be contacting the Official Receiver, KPMG LLP and Thomas Cook to keep communication channels open. 

The BAC needs your help to ensure our sector is in a position to respond where the archive requires a new home to ensure ongoing access and preservation. See how you can help...

 

 

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