Organiser(s); Kirsten Collins (IfA, kirsten.collins [at] archaeologists.net), Gerry Wait (Nexus Heritage and Chair, IfA Registered Organisations Committee) and Tariq Mian (Towergate Insurance)
The sector continues to experience an increase in the setup of small businesses and a rise in applications from companies wishing to become Registered Organisations with the IfA. This workshop training session, run jointly by Towergate Insurance and IfA, o¬ffers delegates a chance to learn the best route to follow for starting up any business and some practical advice on getting registered. The session includes a guide to the importance of risk management and insurance, hearing from specialist insurers with 12 yrs experience of working with archaeologists in how these factors contribute to the success of any business. In addition, you will hear from the directors and senior management of currently Registered Organisations about the process and benefits of IfA registration, and have the opportunity to test-drive your business through the registration process with IfA Standards Compliance Manager, Kirsten Collins.