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2011 Headlines
  • Revised electoral scheme for electing architects to the Board approved by the Privy Council

  • Consulted widely on revisions to the General Rules, with Board approving all proposed changes

  • Retention fee collection period shortened from 90 days to 60 days from 2013

  • ARB's Equality Scheme revised and updated to take account of the public sector equality duty

  • Fraud and Bribery Prevention policy introduced following enactment of the 2010 Bribery Act

  • Participated in the European Commission's consultation on the Qualifications Directive

  • Attended the Homebuilding and Renovating show at the NEC in Birmingham to raise the profile of the UK Register of Architects

  • Continued to be an active participant in the Architects Council of Europe, ensuring that the UK has a voice in architectural developments at a European level

  • Resolved 196 cases of possible wrongful use of the title "architect" by correspondence

  • Held the retention fee at £80 - the same level as in 2010

  • Improved the procedures for the prescribed examination to take account of the new Criteria

  • Changed the provisions for practical training experience to reflect the global nature of the practice of architecture

  • Renewed prescription of 12 qualifications