Hello again
To correct a typo in my last message (below) - final paragraph, 'calendar year' should read 'financial year'.

From: Davis, Nick
Sent: 10 October 2013 10:31
To: 'Issues related to Historic Environment Records'
Subject: HER Policy Templates

Dear All
You may recall that some time ago (in an e-mail to the Forum on 12-06-12) I raised the subject of a project to create a 'library' of templates to assist HER officers/managers in England in creating the range of policy documents detailed in the Historic Environment Records: Benchmarks for Good Practice and Informing the Future of the Past.  
I'm pleased to report that the first two templates are now available and can be accessed through the HER Forum Filestore. These are for an Access and Charging Policy and a Disposals Policy. 
Two other templates (for a Forward Plan and Mission Statement) are currently with ALGAO for comment. Draft templates for an Information Services Policy and Information/Recording Policy are substantially complete and are to be passed on to ALGAO for scrutiny in the near future. It is intended that all of these should be available through both the Forum filestore and the HELM website by the end of this calendar year. 
A further three templates (Manual or Recording Guidelines; Procedural Manual to support a developed GIS System and a Disaster Plan/Systems Security Policy) are still outstanding. It is hoped that these will be made available by the end of the calendar year.      
Best wishes
Nick Davis
Heritage Information Partnerships Supervisor
English Heritage
Designation Department
The Engine House
Fire Fly Avenue
Tel: 01793 414839 Fax 01794 414444
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