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September Agenda: 17/09/2015



1. Apologies for Absence

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
To approve the minutes of the meeting of 16 July 2015.

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

5. Chairman’s Report
To hear 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. Management Accounts 2015
To note the management Accounts.
Management Accounts 2015 Cover Paper
Management Accounts 2015 Annex A

8. Periodic Review update
To hear an update from on progress to date.


9. Architects Code – Standards of Conduct and Practice
To discuss the outcomes of the pre-consultation and to agree whether to review the Architects Code – Standards of Conduct and Practice.
Code of Conduct Consultation Cover Paper
Code of Conduct Consultation Annex A
Code of Conduct Consultation Annex B
Code of Conduct Consultation Annex B 2

10. Reserves Policy
To agree the reserves policy.
Reserves Policy Cover Paper
Reserves Policy Annex A

11. Scheme of Decision Making
To review the Scheme of Decision Making.
Scheme of Decision Making Cover Paper
Scheme of Decision Making Annex A

12. 2016 Registration and other Fees
To agree the registration and other fees for 2016.
Registration and Other Fees Cover Paper
Registration and Other Fees Annex A

13. ARB Priorities and 2016 Business Plan
To review the 2016 priorities and agree the 2016 Business Plan.
ARB Priorities and Business Plan 2016 Cover Paper
ARB Priorities and Business Plan 2016 Annex A
ARB Priorities and Business Plan 2016 Annex B
ARB Priorities and Business Plan 2016 Annex C

14. 2016 Budget (including three-year forecast) and retention fee 2016
To agree the 2016 budget and 2016 retention fee.
Budget 2015 Cover Paper
Budget 2015 Annex A
Budget 2015 Annex B
Budget 2015 Annex C

15. Appointment to the Investigations Oversight Committee
To agree a lay member appointment to the IOC.
Committee Membership


16. Review of Routes to Registration
To hear a progress report.

17. Communications Update
To note an update regarding the 2014/2015 plan.
Communications Plan Update Cover Paper
Communications Plan Update Annex A
Communications Plan Update Annex B

18. Minutes
To note the draft minutes of:
i. Remuneration Committee held on 22 June 2015.

19. Any Other Business
To raise any other business (members are asked to notify the Interim Registrar by 10.00am on 14 September of any points they wish to raise).

20. Dates of meetings 2015
• 19 November 2015

Dates of meetings 2016
• 11 February
• 12 May – Board Development /Planning 13 May
• 14 July
• 15 September
• 24 November

*April – Induction Session currently being organised.
*August – Budget Briefing to be arranged.