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Stress policy example

Several weeks ago we highlighted the resources available at the Health and Safety Executive website. This week we would like to highlight one of the their specific resources, the example stress policy. The H&SE website has an example stress policy that organisations can use to craft their own. It is well worth using for your […]

FAME Forum 2019 Dates

Thursday 20th June, 5.30pm FAME AGM, Barley Hall York Friday 21st June, FAME Forum, Merchant Taylors Hall, York The theme of this year’s Forum will be ‘Building a culture of well-being’ –and we will be asking the question ‘are archaeological employers doing enough to create a safe environment for their employees?’ The day will bring […]

The Archaeology Training Forum awards – Call for Nominations

The Archaeology Training Forum Award recognises and promotes best practice in training or professional development in archaeology. The award aims to recognise excellence in the fields of learning, training and professional development and is open to archaeological organisations, individuals, partnerships and collaborative projects throughout the United Kingdom, whether paid or voluntary. Entries must demonstrate an […]

FAME and CIfA response to the “UK Shortage Occupation List” Consultation

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) recently put out a call for evidence for the “UK Shortage Occupation List”. FAME and CIfA respond to their form with the following entry:   Consultation questions: Please indicate from which of these industries are you providing evidence? (Please select all that apply).  Mining and Quarrying Activities Construction Other – […]

Handling Stress in the Workplace

The law requires employers to tackle stress .  Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 – they need to assess the risk of stress-related ill health arising from work activities. And under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 – the need to take measures to control that risk. […]

NVQ in Archaeological Practice

If you are interested in a career in Archaeology a route into the profession is through a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ). The qualification enables archaeologists to demonstrate that they have particular sets of skills, competencies or experience which will be of benefit when applying for jobs. It also provides a means of accrediting informal training […]

FAME welcomes new member: Atkins

FAME would like to extend a warm welcome to one of our new members approved by the board in September: Atkins SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. FAME is pleased to have their archaeology team in the UK joining us.

Policy paper on citizens’ rights in the event of a no deal Brexit

The Government has released a policy paper on what would happen to citizens’ rights in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, both for EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU. Given that what will happen is still unknown, even the timeline for deciding that, all archaeology […]

FAME welcomes new member: Arcadis

FAME would like to extend a warm welcome to one of our new members approved by the board in September: Arcadis Arcadis is an international firm providing support to clients around the globe. They apply their deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, in partnership with their clients to […]

FAME welcomes new member: Archaeology Brython

FAME would like to extend a warm welcome to one of our new members approved by the board in September: Archaeology Brython Based in Bangor, North Wales, Brython Archaeology is a new venture providing archaeological consultancy and contract services throughout Wales, the North West and Midlands. Their aim is to provide bilingual archaeological services of […]

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