IoR announce 33rd AGM venue
9th October 2013
The IoR Board of Governors have announced that this year's venue for the AGM will be the Building Research Establishment (BRE) Innovation Park at Watford. Home to some of the world's most sustainable buildings, landscape designs and hundreds of innovative low carbon materials and technologies the Innovation Park attracts thousands of visitors each year.
After the AGM, IOR members and guests will have the opportunity to go on a tour of the Innovation Park.
Please click here for AGM invitation
Just a reminder, the IoR will be at the Roofex Event 1-2 May 2013 at the NEC stand 102.
The IoR are a Supporter of the Event and there is plenty to see and do regarding the roofing Industry, including CPD's, presentations, demonstrations. We would like to take this opportunity at the event to meet our members and to have a one to one chat and discuss what you would like to see from you IoR and ways in which you could see us improve and or add to what the IoR offers
We hope to see you there, bring along a colleague (don’t forget to register them for a free Ticket) Please get your FREE ticket from
All the information you need regarding this great Event including FREE parking will be within the above link. Note there are some very good hotels within walking distance of the NEC complex.
Look forward to seeing you there.
2013 IoR Scottish Regional Meeting Date Announced
Thursday 23rd May 6pm for 6.30pm at Ho Wong, York Street, Glasgow.
Visit the Scottish Regional page for further details.
IoR Sponsor NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards
This year's awards ceremony took place on 2nd November at ‘Our Dynamic Earth’, Edinburgh.
The IoR, as part of the close cooperation between the two organisations, sponsored the Roof Slating award category which was won by Chris McLean, Managing Director of South West Roofing Ltd.
(From L to R) IoR Governor Ian Letham FIoR, NFRC award winner Chris McLean and IoR Chairman Alex Owens FIoR
New Roofing Appointments Service from the IoR
The IoR are now offering as a service to our members, the opportunity for companies involved in the roofing industry to advertise job vacancies on our website and in Editorial.
Visit the Appointments page for details of how to advertise your company job vacancies.
IoR membership ties now available – order yours today!
Download full details about our membership ties.
Distance E-Learning Course - full details and immediate sign up date announced!
View/download the information document here.
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We are delighted to acknowledge our Sponsors on our new Sponsor's Page on the website. Please take time to have a look and if you wish to be associated with the professional Institute of Roofing please contact our London Head Office.
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Opportunities to train?
Nationally there are a number of Regional Roof Training Groups. These are working towards a trained workforce for the roofing industry.
As a manager you may have to find training for your employees that is demanded by a main contractor or fall under your legal responsibilities in health and safety.
We hope that you will find details for training locally will save you time in researchiong the requried training
Are you up to date with Scaffolding requirements?
There is no excuse in law that allows you to say you were not aware. The link is to provide you with up to date information on issues regarding scaffolding.
Funding for qualifications
We are often asked if we know of any support for those who attend Licentiate and Associate Courses held by approved Institute of Roofing training providers.
Details of this support can be found on the link. If you are considering attending a course, there is support for you.
Interested in upgrading your Membership?
The Institute is about to embark on the process of mapping our Fellow status to that of an NVQ 4.
Do you feel that you are and should be acknowledged as qualified to NVQ level 4 (Degree level)?
The Board are interested to see how many of you, our Members, would like to work with us towards becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Roofing.
If you are interested in being qualified please register your interest at email@example.com
Do you really keep up with changes in our industry?
Continous Professional Development (CPD) is part of our membership criteria... this link recognises the opportunities created if you choose to use this as one source of CPD material for your development