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Welcome from the incoming Chief Executive, Malcolm Cooper

Malcolm Cooper has now taken up the position of Chief Executive of the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME). Malcolm said “I am delighted to take up this exciting role with FAME and I am looking forward to working with the members to ensure that professional archaeology continues to develop and prosper over the […]

Pay and archaeology: a joint statement by IfA, FAME and Prospect

The Institute for Archaeologists (IfA), pills Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME) and Prospect have been working together as part of a wider remuneration working group convened by IfA to consider how best to facilitate an industry approach to improving pay and conditions. Following on from presentations made by all three organisations at an […]

CDM 2014 to exclude pre-construction archaeology?

A new consultation by HSE proposes that pre-construction archaeological work will be excluded from the new CDM Regulations. The 10-week consultation on proposals to replace the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, launched yesterday, states that “the definition of construction work is substantially unchanged from CDM 2007, except for clarification that it does not include pre-construction archaeological […]

Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence: Profiling the Profession 2012-13

The fourth survey of labour market intelligence for the archaeological profession has been published. Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence: Profiling the Profession 2012-13 repeats surveys previously carried out in 1997-98, 2002-3 and 2007-8, to compile a time-series dataset allowing trends to be identified with increasing confidence. The previous survey was carried out in 2007-8, immediately before […]

Archaeological market shows modest growth

The latest State of the Archaeological Market survey shows that the development-led archaeological sector grew modestly in the nine months to December 2012. The survey, carried out by Landward Research on behalf of FAME and the IfA, was undertaken alongside the forthcoming Profiling the Profession survey, which suggests that the overall size of the archaeological […]

IfA salary recommendations

Following the decision of IfA Council to discontinue making compliance with minimum salary recommendations an absolute requirement of Registered Organisation status, herbal FAME is publishing this statement to set out its position on the issue:

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