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 John Chambers, ARA Chief Executive, or telephone 07918 758015 

ARA statement on British Records Association

Monday, 07 December 2015 16:30

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Landmark UK information workforce survey reveals ongoing gender pay gap

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 13:01

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INTERNSHIPS: A Position Statement for Record Keeping Professionals

Monday, 23 November 2015 11:14

Following discussion within the profession surrounding use of the terms ‘intern’ and ‘internships’, in 2013 the Archives and Records Association produced an interim position statement on this topic.

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Archi've Discovered: Have you?

Monday, 16 November 2015 10:58


Archi've Discovered: Have you?

Archive sector in UK and Ireland launches its annual public awareness campaign, Explore Your Archive.

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A sad loss: ARA Patron Lisa Jardine passes away

Monday, 26 October 2015 12:33

The Board and officers of the ARA are very sad to announce the passing on Sunday of the association's Patron, Lisa Jardine.

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PDP Stage 2 has arrived!

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 13:26

Preservica, Archives and Records Association and Information and Records Management Society announce joint Practical Digital Preservation training programme

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Reflections and summing up: ARA Conference 2015: Archivists, record-keepers and conservators on the front-line

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:36


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Joan Burton, TD, Deputy Prime Minister (An Tánaiste) of Ireland to ARA Conference, 26 August 2015

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 11:42

Address by Joan Burton, TD, Deputy Prime Minister (An Tánaiste) of Ireland to ARA Conference, 26 August 2015.

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Milford Street Bridge Project overall winner of 2015 CAHG award

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 15:49

St Edmund's Community Association in Salisbury has been announced as winner of the overall Community Archives and Heritage Group of the Year 2015, for its Milford Street Bridge Project. 

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GM1914 Wins 2015 Volunteering Award

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 15:25

GM1914, a project centred on expanding access to local archives of the Great War in the northwest of England, has won the prestigious Archive Volunteering Award for 2015. See for more.

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Lifetime Achievement Award lunch, 30 June 2015

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 10:38

Historian Sir Keith Thomas and Archivist Patricia Methven honoured by All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History

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