Media releases Category
September 5th, 2014
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 […]
July 11th, 2014
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 […]
April 1st, 2014
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 […]
October 16th, 2013
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 […]
September 6th, 2013
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 […]
July 1st, 2013
The HSE are to consult on exempting pre-construction archaeological investigation from the definition of ‘construction work’ for the purposes of the new CDM Regulations, they have announced at the FAME Forum.
February 8th, 2013
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:
November 26th, 2012
FAME has carried out a survey of undeposited archaeological archives in England, seek Scotland and Wales. This was in response to the increasing concerns of its many members who hold completed archives that cannot be deposited because there is no store or museum able or willing to accept them.
March 1st, 2012
FAME is participating in a new project to assess the extent and usage of undeposited archaeological archives across the UK.
February 7th, 2012
Thinking of joining FAME? We’re offering new members a great deal – join before 21 April and you’ll get two months free membership – a saving of £50!