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Job Losses in Archaeology, July 2010

The latest survey of job losses in archaeology shows a slight increase in the number of people in archaeological employment over the three months from April to June 2010, illness but a significant decline in business confidence for the forthcoming year. (more…)

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Making PPS5 work: realising the benefits of planning-led investigation of the historic environment

Announcement of open workshops on improving practice 24/25 January 2011 Historic environment practitioners are invited to participate in a series of free open workshops. These will explore ways in which the historic environment sector across England can increase the benefits of planning-led work for the public, for the development sector and for the historic environment […]

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FAME response to Planning Policy Statement 5: Planning for the Historic Environment (PPS5)

FAME (The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers) has given a cautious welcome to new government guidance on conserving the heritage. Planning for the Historic Environment1 sets out the way in which heritage assets, such as historic buildings, monuments, sites and landscapes, will be conserved and managed in the future. It advises planners and developers […]

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