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Fame Forum presentations now available

For all those who made it to this years FAME FORUM 2015 in York, and also for those who missed it, the powerpoint presentations are now available for viewing in the Members Library. The talks covered some critical topics for commercial archaeology including the pros and cons of shift working (using the experiences of MoLA in London […]

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Heritage Market Survey 2014

FAME are pleased to present the results of the Heritage Market Survey, 2014, commissioned with CIfA and Historic England, and undertaken by Landward Research. The survey focused on data collected  from commercial organisations (including FAME members) for the end of the financial year 2013/2014 and provides an overview of the structure of the sector, employment numbers and […]

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FAME announces new CEO

FAME announces today that it has appointed Nick Shepherd as its new CEO. Nick is a highly experienced archaeologist, trained at Birmingham University, and has previously worked with Oxford Archaeology and CGMS Consulting. Nick said: ‘I am delighted to join FAME as its new CEO, contributing to the further growth and development of the organisation […]

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FAME Forum 2015 – Programme

Colleagues FAME Forum 2015 We are pleased to announce the final programme for the FAME Forum which takes place in York on Friday 26 June 2015 at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD 9.30        Coffee 9.45        Welcome and Introduction 10.00     Building Relationships: Development Perspectives on Archaeological Procurement Grant Lock, Senior Heritage Consultant, Nathaniel […]

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CDM 2015 Revisions and Archaeology

The revised Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) came into effect on the 6th April. The key changes have been well publicised, and the HSE has now provided FAME with clarity regarding their exemption for ‘pre-construction archaeological investigations’. The exemption means that archaeological investigation is not ‘construction work’ within the defined meaning, and is […]

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New Historic Environment Organisations in England

As has been well publicised in advance, today English Heritage de-merges’ to become two organisations. The statutory and regulatory protective part becomes Historic England led by Duncan Wilson. Meanwhile the historic property portfolio will be managed by the English Heritage Trust which retains the name English Heritage, led by Kate Mavor. There are two new […]

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English Heritage – Heritage Information Access Strategy, Business Process Mapping

English Heritage (now Historic England) have released a report on Business Process Mapping of Historic Environment Information as part of their wider study towards a heritage information access strategy. This report can be found in our library under England/English Heritage/HIAS 7066.   Malcolm Cooper CEO, Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers

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