01 Mar

Business and Changing Environmental Regulation – Threat or Opportunity?

The Changing Law and You will cover potential future changes, amongst others, the EU Soil Framework Directive (SFD) which if goes through could have dramatic effects on the current national land regime. While acceptance has stalled due to concerns in … Read more »

11 Dec

Innovative Land Condition Skills Development Framework is Ready for Public Consultation

Date for your diary: 11 December 2009 Public consultation on a new visionary framework aimed at nurturing and encouraging the development of environmental practitioners from the brownfield reclamation and remediation industry is to begin today (Friday 11th December). Public consultation … Read more »

04 Nov

SiLC Newsletter – Issue 1, November 2009

SiLC Champion Kevin Eaton presents the first SiLC Newsletter. This newsletter covers all developments to the SiLC scheme and relevant news. The SiLC Newsletter will be published quarterly on this website from now on, and will be e-mailed directly to … Read more »

14 Oct

2010 Training Dates (Round B – July to December)

Round B of the 2010 SiLC Assessment will take place in September. The application deadlines are as follows: Round B The last date for us to receive applications is 26th July 2010 (the application must be postmarked on or before … Read more »

29 Sep

SiLC Questionnaire Results

In July/August a questionnaire was issued by IEMA on behalf of the SiLC Champion to registered SiLCs in order to obtain a wider understanding of the scheme and that the data may assist in future marketing and other development opportunities. … Read more »

29 Sep

2010 Training Dates Announced

Round A of the 2010 SiLC Assessment will take place in February and Round B will take place in September. The application deadlines are as follows: Round A The last date for us to receive applications is 4th January 2010 … Read more »

26 May

SiLC PTP Appoint Champion to “set higher standards in brownfield industry”

The SiLC scheme exists to establish, promote and maintain professional standards in brownfield land assessment. SiLC is an accreditation for experienced individuals who have demonstrated a high level of competence in land assessment during their career and gained through examination. … Read more »

26 May

SiLC Training Day – Booking Now Available

The next SiLC Training Day has now been scheduled and will take place on 14th October 2009 in Newcastle. To book your place online, simply visit As part of the development of the SiLC Registration scheme, members of the SiLC … Read more »

24 Dec

SiLC Champion Recruitment

The SiLC Professional and Technical Panel (PTP) is seeking to contract a ‘Champion’ to lead on the future promotion and development of the SiLC scheme. The Scheme was established to recognise and register professionals with expertise in the land condition … Read more »

05 Dec

SiLC PTP Meetings for 2009

The dates for the SiLC Professional and Technical Panel (PTP) to meet during 2009 have been confirmed. The PTP will meet on the following dates next year: 4th February 2009 19th May 2009 16th September 2009 8th December 2009 The … Read more »