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February Agenda: 11/02/2015


for a meeting of the Architects Registration Board to be held at 8 Weymouth Street, London, W1W 5BU on 11 February 2015 from 10.30am – 11am


1. Apologies for Absence
Apologies have been received for John Assael, Myra Kinghorn and Richard Parnaby.

2. Members’ Interests
To note the Register of Member’s Interests and to hear any declarations of potential conflicts of interest for the items below.


3. Minutes
(i) To approve the minutes of the meeting of 20 November 2014.
(ii) To approve the minute of the Board Resolution – Amendment to the Investigation Rules.

4. Matters Arising
To note the update report on actions agreed from previous meetings.

5. Chairman’s Report
To note a report on matters relating to the conduct of the Board’s business.

6. ARB’s Operational Activities
To note a report from the ARB Team on matters relating to the running of the Board’s business.

7. Periodic Review update
To hear an update on the Periodic Review

8. Report on the responses to the Board Effectiveness Review
To note the outcome of the review and agree the suggested outcomes.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B – Audit Committee Effectiveness Review Questionnaire
Annex B- Investigation Oversight Committee Effectiveness Review Questionnaire
Annex B – Prescription Committee Effectiveness Review Questionnaire
Annex B – Remuneration Committee Effectiveness Review Questionnaire
Annex C
Annex D

9. Extension of Transitional Arrangements for Prescribed Exam
To agree to extend the transitional arrangements.
Cover Paper.
Annex A


10. Report on Board Member Appraisals
To note the Chair’s report of the 2014 appraisals.
Report on Board Appraisals

11. Report on the delivery of the 2014 Business Plan
To note and discuss performance against the 2014 Business Plan.
Cover Paper
Annex A

12. Report to the Board on Statistics, Trends and Performance Indicators 2014
To note and discuss the report on statistics trends and performance indicators for 2014.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B
Annex C

13. Annual Report from the Remuneration Committee
To note the Committee’s 2014 Annual Report.

14. Annual Report on Third Party Review
To consider and note the annual report on third party review.

15. Timetable for the Election of the Chair and Vice Chair
To note the 2015 election timetable.

16. Routes to Registration
To hear an update on the review of ARB’s Routes to Registration. Verbal Update

17. Minutes
To note the draft minutes of:
(i) The Investigations Oversight Committee of 19 November 2015
(ii) The Remuneration Committee of 3 December 2014

18. Any other business
To raise any other business (members are asked to notify the Registrar by 10.00am on 9 February 2015 of any points they wish to raise).

19. Dates of meetings 2015
• 14 May 2015 – Board Development Day
• 15 May 2015
• 16 July 2015
• 17 September 2015
• 19 November 2015