papers of the Committee of British Employers Operating Abroad
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Committee of British Employers Operating Abroad was promoted by BEC in 1955 to encourage the exchange of information on wages and working conditions abroad.
Reference: Alan Crookham, Michael Wilcox, Christine Woodland and Richard Storey, The Confederation of British Industry and predecessor archives.Coventry : University of Warwick Library, 1997.
The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the CBI in 1979.
Other Finding Aids
The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme which is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000). For further details see the Centre's web pages.
The archive has been catalogued to file level. A copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources. A fonds level description of the archive is available on-line. An authority file exists for the Committee of British Employers Operating Abroad (GB 152 AAR1402).
A sources booklet, The Confederation of British Industry and predecessor archives, is available from the Modern Records Centre.
Conditions Governing Use
Any significant work based on use of the archive must be submitted to the CBI prior to publication.
Material for the archive was selected in conjunction with the CBI's records management service.
Further deposits are not expected.