FAME is the distinctive voice of archaeological employers and managers, and the only organisation solely devoted to representing their interests within the profession and the business world.
Archaeological archives are frequently being held in temporary storage because too few museums or local authority stores have space, curators or requirement to accept them. FAME are working with our partners across the heritage sector to help solve the problem.
FAME sees leadership on matters of Health and Safety as a key part of its role. We are here to help our members improve their management of safety and minimise harm to their employees
As the representative of commercially-funded operators, FAME seeks to influence change within the management of the historic environment, through appropriate consultation with other sectors of the profession.
Latest News from FAME
July 24th, 2020
HS2 Ltd has announced it will approve the use of Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) across key contracts on Phase One. PBAs are when payments are made out of one pot and do not have to cascade through multiple tiers of contractors. On time payments is an issue that FAME has been helping to tackle for […]
July 23rd, 2020
There is a new project jointly funded by Arts Council England and Historic England, to assess strategic options for the ongoing issue of storing archaeological archives. The options appraisal will review existing and future capacity for archaeological archives within England, considering a full range of archive solutions and evaluate their potential to meet the needs […]
July 20th, 2020
FAME and many of the leading archaeology bodies have written to the Prime Minister about upcoming changes to the planning system. You can download and read the full letter here: 2020-07-17 – CIfA CBA FAME ALGAO Rescue THA SAL letter to Boris Johnson Dear Prime Minister, ARCHAEOLOGY’S CONTRIBUTION TO CONSTRUCTION-LED RECOVERY We welcome the announcement […]
July 15th, 2020
A rapid survey of ALGAO:UK members on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their work has been published. We are grateful to our colleagues in local authorities who have managed to maintain their planning advice, and supply of historic environment record data, during the Covid crisis. This has facilitated the work of our members, and […]
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