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Party Manifestos and Heritage

The Heritage Alliance has done an analysis of the UK political party manifestos for the 2019 election in relation to heritage. You can see the results here: 2019 political manifesto analysis Some highlights: Funding for research to replace EU funding would be allocated by Conservatives and the Brexit Party. Conservatives also support the EU Horizon […]

2019 Heritage Manifesto

The Heritage Alliance has written to all MPs and key decision-makers with their new 2019 Heritage Manifesto, produced in advance of the election on the 12th December. You can find the manifesto here – https://www.theheritagealliance.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Manifesto-2019.pdf It draws on the messages received from members, FAME being one of those members, and particularly the work of the […]

Archaeology on the Shortage Occupation List: Omission Clarification

FAME, CIfA and CBA all respond to a consultation on what should be included in the Shortage Occupation List (SOL) and were pleased when archaeology jobs were recommended for inclusion. However, when the SOL was updated in October archaeology jobs were not included. Our organisations planned to write to the Home Office regarding this. However, […]

Changes to Tax Status of Off-payroll Professionals

HMRC rules are changing next April making contractors liable for determining the tax status of off-payroll professionals. From April 2020, the rules for engaging individuals through personal service companies are changing. The responsibility for determining whether the off-payroll working rules (sometimes known as IR35) apply will move to the organisation receiving an individual’s services. The […]

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