Legal Records at Risk Guidance now online

The Records at Risk Steering Group have updated Legal Records at Risk guidance for solicitors and law firms needing advice on keeping archives. The guide has been endorsed by the Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Professor Carl Stychin, the British Records Association and the Business Archives Council. The guide can be downloaded as a PDF here. Find out more about the BRA's records preservation work by visiting the Records at Risk page on our website. You can download  our 2012 Records and Risk report on risks to historical records in the East of ...

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“In a crisis the duty to document is not diminished: on the contrary it becomes more essential”. Digital preservation has a small but incredibly important role to play in the global response to the global pandemic, and the British Records Association are delighted to support and share the call to action developed by the Digital Preservation Coalition, and signed by the International Council on Archives, International Council of Information Commissioners, ARMA, CODATA, Research Data Alliance, UNESCO and the World Data System.   The full text of the statement ...

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Following Charity Commission approval for the amended Constitution, BRA will be electing a new Council at the AGM. Members wishing to stand for election as officers or elected members of Council are warmly invited to complete the attached nomination form. Members of Council are also Trustees of the British Records Association, which is a registered charity. Further information about the way the Association works, and what becoming a Trustee entails, is also attached. Nomination forms should be returned to the Secretary by 1 October 2018 c/o 70 Cowcross Street, Clerken...

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