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Call for Papers: Archaeology and the camera

Please find attached this call for papers: TAG39_promo Dear colleagues, You are warmly invited to take part in TAG session 39# “Archaeology and the camera truelle: theorising archaeology through the moving image”. Additionally, if you know anyone who might also be interested in taking part, we would be most grateful if you could share this […]

Reminder: Guidance on working in warm weather

We have posted this before but with the heat wave FAME would like to remind people that the Diggers’ Forum (DF) have put together some guidance on working in warm weather. You can download the document here – DF Warm Weather Working in Archaeology The document in html form: “Now we are well in to […]

CRM Financial Performance Statistics Released for 2018

FAME member, Heritage Business International L3C (HBI), has released the results of its annual Cultural Resources Management (CRM) Financial Performance Survey for 2018. The report that details internal business statistics for CRM firms. The report is used by firms to benchmark their performance against competitors in the industry, as a check on financial health, and […]

The Future of ScARF

The the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is looking to plan for the future development of the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (ScARF). To accomplish this they have launched a survey. The survey covers the national framework and emerging regional frameworks: Future Thinking on Carved Stones in Scotland; RARFA; SESARF, HighARF, SIRFA, and PKARF.  If you […]

Apprenticeships update (England) from CIfA

On update from CIfA on development of archaeology apprenticeships in England:   Apprenticeship standards development In England, work has progressed on the development of Trailblazer Apprenticeships through three Historic England convened working groups. The groups have overseen the development of apprenticeship standards covering archaeology, conservation and historic environment advice. The archaeology working group is chaired […]

CIRIA Archaeology in Construction seminar

FAME have been supporting CIRIA (Construction Industry Research & Information Agency) in the preparation of case studies to accompany CIRIA’s existing publication – Archaeology and development – a good practice guide to managing risk and maximising benefit. On 4th July 2019, CIRIA will be holding an Archaeology in Construction seminar (click link to register)   Archaeological […]

Final Agenda for FAME Forum 2019

FAME Forum 2019: Building a Healthier Workplace Friday 21st June 2019, 9.30am Merchant Taylors Hall, Aldwark, York, YO1 7BX Agenda The day begins with registration and coffee at 9.30 9.45 -10.00 Welcome and Introduction Chris Brayne, CEO Wessex Archaeology, Vice Chair of FAME 10.00 -10.25 Why business needs to take mental health seriously Dr Christian […]

FAME Quarterly Market Confidence Index Report Q4 2018

The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME) is the voice of archaeological employers and managers in the United Kingdom, and the only organisation solely devoted to representing their interests within the profession and the business world. FAME started life in 1975 as the Standing Conference of Archaeological Unit Managers, before changing the name to […]

FAME FORUM 2019: Building a Healthier Workplace

When and Where: Friday, June 21st, The Merchant Taylors Hall, Aldwark, York YO1 7BX This year’s FAME Forum takes as its theme ‘Building a Healthier Workplace’. Our focus is firstly on well-being, and particularly on mental health. HSE statistics show that 15.4 million working days are lost a year due to stress, depression or anxiety […]

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