Latest News

Here you can access press releases issued by the Archives & Records Association and see where the organisation has appeared in the media.

You can also track latest news from the archives and record keeping sector.

For media queries please contact Jon Elliott, Head of Public Affairs, or telephone 01494 265878.


Tim Padfield awarded honorary life membership of ARA

Thursday, 30 May 2013 14:26

Honour to Tim Padfield approved by membership vote at the ARA's AGM on 20 May

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ARA research grant awarded to CREATe

Thursday, 30 May 2013 13:23

An ARA research grant has been awarded to CREATe, an RCUK-funded research centre based in the University of Glasgow.

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PSQG Forum 2013: Call for Papers

Thursday, 30 May 2013 08:53

London Metropolitan Archives will host the 18th Annual PSQG Forum on Wednesday, 6 November 2013

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AGM 2013 Official Notice

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 13:14

We are pleased to announce the outcomes of the 2013 AGM held on 20 May

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Jose Harris and Gerry Slater honoured for lifetime achievement

Saturday, 18 May 2013 13:52

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History has honoured the work of historian Professor José Harris and archivist Dr Gerry Slater at their annual lunch to celebrate outstanding achievement

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UK winners of ARA Conference bursaries announced

Thursday, 16 May 2013 08:54

The names of the ten ARA members who have been awarded full bursaries to attend the 2013 ARA Conference in Cardiff, have been announced

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Explore Your Archive: campaign announced to sector

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:37

Get involved in the new public awareness campaign!

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Volunteer positions on Registration Scheme Sub-Committee

Friday, 03 May 2013 11:22

Two voluntary positions have arisen on the Registration Scheme Sub-Committee: Mentors' Representative and Candidates' Representative/Treasurer

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Descriptive Standards Round Table at Cardiff Conference

Friday, 03 May 2013 11:15

The future of descriptive standards in the UK will be discussed at a special roundtable session at the 2013 ARA Conference in Cardiff on 29 August

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Bruce Jackson to Chair Accreditation Committee

Friday, 03 May 2013 11:07

The Chair of the new Committee with oversight of the process and the content of the new Archive Service Accreditation Standard will be the ARA’s nominated representative Bruce Jackson.

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ARA message of support for Archives at Risk report

Friday, 19 April 2013 10:50

The British Records Association is holding an afternoon seminar on 8 May on its recently published report ‘Archives at Risk’

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