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Profile of registrant

Landward Research Ltd

Identification number in the register: 63317334659-26
Registration date: 02/12/10 14:46:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 06/11/14 10:50:07
The date of the last annual update was 06/11/14 10:50:07

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Landward Research Ltd
Legal status: private company limited by shares
Website address:


Section: I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants
and more precisely: Professional consultancies

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Kenneth Aitchison
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Kenneth Aitchison
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 312 Baltic Quay 1 Sweden Gate
London SE16 7TJ
Telephone number: (+44) 7803895033
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Landward Research Ltd is a human resources consultancy which works with clients by focussing on human capital, knowledge management, capacity building and information systems structures. We deliver training needs assessment that analyses labour market intelligence to structure human capital and community capacity building.

The company does this by undertaking skills- and training-needs assessment, contextualised by socio-economic research, to identify ways to strengthen the skills, competencies and capabilities of individuals, organisations and communities. We particularly seek to work in areas where the market fails to provide opportunities for human capacity development.

Landward Research Ltd – training needs assessment with a results-based approach

• Social and Economic Research
• Market Research
• Skills Needs Assessment
• Training Development and Delivery
• Designing academic course content
• Matching course content to National Occupational Standards
• Development of e-learning modules
• Lecturing
• Discussion Facilitating
• Mentoring
• Developing organisational training plans
• Development of targeted CPD materials

Project Development and Management
• Bid writing (to the European Commission, National Lottery Funds, Government Agencies)
• Project management
• Financial management
• Reporting to funders
• Quality Assurance through risk assessment and management
• Project proposal assessment

• Conference organisation
• Publication management
• Editing
• Design

Specialist Areas of Expertise
• Models of archaeological practice
• Commercialisation of archaeology
• Enterprise and entrepreneurship
• History of archaeology
• Ethics and the historic environment
• Environmental economics, sustainable development and the historic environment
• Labour market intelligence
• Archaeology and the economic crisis
• Archaeological practice in Europe
• International cooperation
• The work of professional associations
• Employability

• Application for IfA Registration in preparation
• Working towards BS8555 Environmental Management System

Social and Environmental Commitments
Landward Research Ltd is a social enterprise, a business with a commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Any profits are distributed between shareholders (not more than 50%), reinvested in the company and donated to or invested in social and environmental causes.


Level of interests represented:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information: Executive Director: Kenneth Aitchison PhD MA FSA FSA Scot MIfA

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Cultural Heritage
Historic Environment
Social Inclusion
Sustainable Development
Vocational Education and Training
International Development

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The Executive Director is a member of the European Association of Archaeologists and is Co-Chair of the Committee on Professional Associations in Archaeology

The Executive Director is a Member of the Institute for Archaeologists and a Registered Professional Archaeologist

The Executive Director is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of York, a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Winchester and a Research Associate of the Centre for Applied Archaeology at University College London.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Share of turnover related to representing interests to EU institutions on behalf of clients:
50000  € - 100000  €

Clients with turnover below 50000 €.
  • Institute for Archaeologists
  • Lifelong Learning Programme
  • Historic Scotland
  • TBR
  • English Heritage

Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 14,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.