Landward Research Ltd are very pleased to have again been certified as carbon neutral by Carbon Footprint. We reduced the amount of CO2 that the company’s activities produced in 2017-18 to 68% of the 2016-17 levels, and have offset the 13.5 tonnes of CO2 that our activities produced in 2017-18 through supporting projects around the world which reduce carbon emissions through energy efficiency. All of our annual offset certificates are published here.
Landward Research Ltd are delighted to announce that Kenneth Aitchison has become an ONS Accredited Researcher, having successfully passed the Safe Researcher Training assessment. This means that Landward Research Ltd will be able to deliver projects that require access to data that cannot be published openly, for statistical research purposes, as permitted by the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (SRSA).
A new report, produced by Landward Research Ltd and Heritage Business International has been published. The Size of the U.K. Heritage Compliance Sector: 1998-2017 with forecast to 2022 This report, which identifies how much was being spent on commercial archaeology services in the UK in 2017 and provides long-term trend data covering each year since 1998 together with forecasts for the next five years, sits alongside comparable data products for the U.S. and Canadian heritage compliance sector. The report is exclusively available from Heritage Business International.
LANDWARD RESEARCH LTD CELEBRATES LIVING WAGE COMMITMENT The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Landward Research Ltd has been accredited as a Living Wage employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Landward Research Ltd, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff, receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75 in the UK or £10.20 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of £7.50 per hour introduced by the Goverment in April 2017. The real Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the real costs…
Landward Research Ltd are delighted to have worked with the South Downs National Park Authority to produce Guidelines for the Stewardship of Heritage Assets in Forestry Management, as part of the Secrets of the High Woods programme. Coralie Mills of Dendrochronicle and Gordon Brown of John Clegg & Co worked with Doug Rocks-Macqueen to write these guidelines, which Landward Research Ltd are very pleased to have published on behalf of SDNPA. Quonya Huff designed the publication, which showcases Landward’s expertise in working collaboratively at the interface between heritage and natural environment. These guidelines have been produced as a consequence of an idea which developed during the Secrets of the High Woods…
The Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17 report has been published. Download Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17. Executive Summary A survey of archaeological specialists has found that, in early 2017, specialists appear to have recovered from the economic downturn of the previous decade, but are cautious about the possibility that there will be increased demand for their services in the near to medium future. This study, which has aimed to collect data from a wide variety of areas of specialist activity within archaeology, received information from 882 specialists. The synthetic results presented here allow for comparison between specialisms and across broad specialist areas. Comments received from respondents make it clear that…
Landward Research Ltd is proud to be supporting the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists‘ 2017 annual conference Archaeology: a global profession at Newcastle University from 19-21 April 2017. We will be video recording and live streaming sessions. For more information on our video services please contact email@example.com.
Landward Research Ltd has established a wholly owned subsidiary in the Republic of Ireland. Tírbarda Teoranta has been incorporated in order to ensure that Landward Research Ltd will continue to have a business presence within the European Union following the UK’s announced departure. The company was incorporated on 22nd March 2017. Tírbarda is a portmanteau word – taking an Irish word for land – ‘tír’ (spelled with the fada over the i) and combining it with a word for ward – ‘barda’ – to create a new word. Teoranta is the Irish word for Limited, setting out the company’s status as a private limited company. The company can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Lewis, Landward Research Ltd’s Cultural Heritage Projects Researcher, is now based in Tokyo. Ben continues to contribute to ongoing projects, and can be contacted to discuss new initiatives at email@example.com.
Landward Research Ltd are working with Carbon Footprint to measure, reduce and offset the company’s carbon emissions. We have now offset all of our emissions since the company’s formation in October 2010 by funding Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects that have generated Certified Emission Reductions (CERs). CDM was defined by the Kyoto Protocol to promote clean development in developing countries. This offsetting portfolio supports sustainable development through a range of projects such as Wind Energy, Small Hydro Power, Efficient Cookstoves and Biomass. Our records of the carbon we have generated and our offsetting certificates are available on our carbon offsetting page.