The fourth survey of labour market intelligence for the archaeological profession has been published. Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence: Profiling the Profession 2012-13 repeats surveys previously carried out in 1997-98, 2002-3 and 2007-8, to compile a time-series dataset allowing trends to be identified with increasing confidence. The previous survey was carried out in 2007-8, immediately before […]
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The latest State of the Archaeological Market survey shows that the development-led archaeological sector grew modestly in the nine months to December 2012. The survey, carried out by Landward Research on behalf of FAME and the IfA, was undertaken alongside the forthcoming Profiling the Profession survey, which suggests that the overall size of the archaeological […]
Despite representations from FAME and other heritage bodies, Merseyside Archaeological Service was closed in March 2011. National Museums Liverpool has now announced that access to the Merseyside HER is to be made available for public consultation, at a fee of £500 per day, with a minimum fee of £250. FAME members have expressed their concern […]
As incoming Chair my first newsletter must include a big thank you for the contribution Gary Brown has made over the past two years to further developing the activities of FAME. FAME News 13 Summer 2013
The HSE are to consult on exempting pre-construction archaeological investigation from the definition of ‘construction work’ for the purposes of the new CDM Regulations, they have announced at the FAME Forum.
This year’s FAME Forum on risk management in development-led archaeology is only a week away, on Friday, 28 June at the Merchant Taylors Hall, York. Tickets are free to FAME members and £50 (including lunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea) to non-members. To book your tickets, contact email@example.com, or to join FAME and book your […]
This year’s FAME Forum will focus on aspects of risk management in development-led archaeology. As a key decision maker in your organisation, Are you aware of the legal responsibilities you carry when conducting your business? Or the penalties that may apply when something goes wrong? Do you know whether or not archaeological fieldwork is covered […]
■ A word from the Chair My calendar tells me that the season is spring, but my senses tell me it is still winter. It’s hard to believe that we are now only three months away from our summer Forum and AGM in York. The AGM will be held on Thursday 27th June at 5pm, […]
Following its survey of undeposited archaeological archives in England, Scotland and Wales, FAME is currently undertaking a similar survey of archives in Northern Ireland, on behalf of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. And FAME has now welcomed its first member from Northern Ireland, Northern Archaeological Consultancy Ltd. FAME has always had strong representation in England, […]
Following the decision of IfA Council to discontinue making compliance with minimum salary recommendations an absolute requirement of Registered Organisation status, FAME is publishing this statement to set out its position on the issue: