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QUEST COVID info and Support for FAME members

FAME’s business support has provided the following resources: FAQ version v12 The change is about clarification on previously announced elements and examples around calculating a claim for flexible furlough. We have also included a link to the HMRC website. Changes again in yellow. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQ v12 Health & Safety Guides If […]

Heritage Alliance COVID update

FAME is a member of the Heritage Alliance and would like to pass along this communication from them to our members:   Dear members, We hope you are keeping safe and well. A big thank you to those of you who have fed in specific evidence this week for us on both the DCMS’s questions […]

Heritage Alliance Members’ Covid Update

FAME is a member of the Heritage Alliance. Here is there most recent update on COVID-19 and the Heritage sector: This morning we had another constructive Heritage Working group meeting with Heritage Minister Nigel Huddleston focussed on the development of guidance for the heritage sector which needs to be in place as we emerge from […]

COVID-19 Health and Safety Update for Archaeology

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Site Operating Procedures have been updated to incorporate a number of technical changes as a result of the recently published Government guidance on Working Safely during Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Construction & Other Outdoor Work. FAME considers that the CLC Site Operating Procedures (as updated – continue to set the […]

Archaeology Industry Working Group Statement on COVID-19 Working

The following statement has been put out by the Industry Working Group. Please find the full signed version as a document to download at the end   4 May 2020 Statement on Promoting a Safe Working Environment on Construction Sites during the COVID-19 Pandemic The Industry Working Group is determined to ensure that archaeological work […]

FAME update and COVID-19 news

A message sent to FAME members by the CEO: Dear FAME members, There are several bits of news and information I would like to share with you. As many of you would have already suspected, the FAME forum and AGM is going to be postponed due to COVID-19. While it is over two months away, […]

Government support update, FAME member experiences and H&S

Message from the CEO to members:   Dear FAME members, We have some updates for you on the various support schemes as well as some issues members are facing, first the support information adapted from Heritage Alliance for you: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Government has released guidance on its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Further […]

Support For Workers in Commercial Archaeology

Sent to our members today.   Dear FAME members, Overload of emails I know, but we are living in interesting times. I have received a message today from Andy Bye, Prospect Negotiations Officer for Heritage, Law and Energy. FAME have met with Prospect and discussed the message (which is below), and I feel that it […]

Archaeology and the COVID-19 pandemic developments

This has been sent to all FAME members:   Dear FAME Members, Apologies for the raft of emails coming from FAME in such short order, though given the quickly changing situation we thought it necessary to update you on developments relating to fieldwork and non-field work that will impact you imminently. In the last few […]

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