Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management of business
archives to industry, archive professionals and public bodies, the Surveying
Officer helps organisations both safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives
Surveying Officer has worked with
Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade
unions to preserve and promote
Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the
management of business archives to industry,
archive professionals and public bodies, the
Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management
of business archives to industry, archive professionals and
public bodies, the Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management of business
archives to industry, archive professionals and public bodies, the Surveying
Officer helps organisations both safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives
Surveying Officer has worked with
Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade
unions to preserve and promote
Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the
management of business archives to industry,
archive professionals and public bodies, the
Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management
of business archives to industry, archive professionals and
public bodies, the Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management of business
archives to industry, archive professionals and public bodies, the Surveying
Officer helps organisations both safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives
Surveying Officer has worked with
Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade
unions to preserve and promote
Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the
management of business archives to industry,
archive professionals and public bodies, the
Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management
of business archives to industry, archive professionals and
public bodies, the Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management of business
archives to industry, archive professionals and public bodies, the Surveying
Officer helps organisations both safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives
Surveying Officer has worked with
Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade
unions to preserve and promote
Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the
management of business archives to industry,
archive professionals and public bodies, the
Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management
of business archives to industry, archive professionals and
public bodies, the Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management of business
archives to industry, archive professionals and public bodies, the Surveying
Officer helps organisations both safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives
Surveying Officer has worked with
Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade
unions to preserve and promote
Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the
management of business archives to industry,
archive professionals and public bodies, the
Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management
of business archives to industry, archive professionals and
public bodies, the Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management of business
archives to industry, archive professionals and public bodies, the Surveying
Officer helps organisations both safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives
Surveying Officer has worked with
Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade
unions to preserve and promote
Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the
management of business archives to industry,
archive professionals and public bodies, the
Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their
documentary heritage.
Since 1977 the Business Archives Surveying Officer
has worked with Scotland’s businesses, trade and
professional associations, and trade unions to
preserve and promote Scotland’s business heritage.
Providing specialist advice and guidance on the management
of business archives to industry, archive professionals and
public bodies, the Surveying Officer helps organisations both
safeguard and realise the value of their documentary heritage.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic an increased number of business archives are at risk due to firms entering administration and liquidation. If you know of any collections at risk or need advice on managing business archives through the insolvency process please contact us.

The Business Archives Surveying Officer can work with organisations to:

  • Identify historically significant business archives
  • Create detailed inventories of archive collections
  • Recommend best practice for the management and preservation of archives and, if necessary, arrange deposit with a suitable archive repository
  • Advise on record retention schedules and records management best practice, including the management of digital records
  • Provide guidance on exploiting heritage assets to strengthen brand identity, support advertising and promotion, and protect intellectual property
  • Carry out historical research and prepare for anniversaries, celebrations, and events
  • Help establish heritage outreach programmes, including oral history projects and the creation of educational resources