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FAME welcomes new member Magnitude Surveys

We are happy to welcome a new member to FAME, Magnitude Surveys. Magnitude Surveys is a social enterprise and independent provider of archaeological geophysics to the commercial, community, research, and education sectors. Founded in 2015, the company has since grown to become one of the largest suppliers of specialist geophysical services within the archaeology and […]

FAME briefing on bullying and harassment in UK archaeology

There have been several recent surveys on bullying and harassment in Archaeology which has shown that, while the sector is better than the NHS, we are worse than civil servants in terms of incidents in the last year. Of particular relevance to FAME members is the finding that these incidents are causing 29x more loss […]

Build for the Future Exhibition

FAME member Archaeological Project Services is hosting a construction sector exhibition, Build for the Future Exhibition. This annual event is directly marketed and aimed at those within the Construction, Property, Heritage, Sustainability and Trade Industries across the East Midlands. The main aim is to connect businesses together within these industries, to ensure that they are […]

Rebuilding Heritage Webinars

The Heritage Alliance’s programme, Rebuilding Heritage, has released the schedule for its final 8 webinars. There are free and we encourage all FAME members to review them to see if any can be of value to you or your organisation: •    Managing Organisational Change, Thursday 24 June, 2pm – 3.30pm •    Back by popular demand […]

Introducing the Archaeological Achievement Awards

The British Archaeological Awards are changing – join us on Friday 18 June at 10am as we announce the awards new name, why it has changed and our new award categories. Join us for a discussion about what’s next for the awards and how we will be using them as an opportunity to celebrate the […]

The Official HSE Health and Safety app for SMEs

FAME would like to alert all FAME members and archaeology organisations that the Health and Safety Executive has released an a bespoke mobile app designed for small businesses or anyone new to health and safety. This app will help you to understand the law, your health and safety rights, your responsibilities and how to protect […]

Using Social Media to Encourage Public Engagement with Archaeology

A free webinar on using social media to encourage public engagement with archaeology. About this event A session delivered by Christopher Wakefield from the University of York which sold out at CIfA’s Innovation Festival earlier this year. Christopher is the archaeologist responsible for Must Farm’s online outreach and is currently working on a PhD on […]

Development-led Archaeology Health and Safety Injury Survey 2019-20

The results of the FAME 2019-20 Health and Safety Injury Survey are now available. The document can be downloaded here: FAME Health and Safety Injury Survey 2019-20   3 Key Findings: Significant drops in RIDDOR Injury frequency rates & Incident rates: Specified injuries: 0.21 & 42 in 2019-20 2.01 & 342 in 2018-19 Injuries resulting […]

FAME Health & Safety Notice – Traffic Management

To help support the goal of safe working conditions for all archaeologists, FAME will be publishing Health  & Safety notices for its members, and the sector at large, to learn from. These will be a mixture of instances of upcoming changes to Health & Safety regulations and incident reports, anonymously provided by FAME members. We […]

Employers Webinar: Historic Environment Advice Assistant Apprenticeships

Strode College and Historic England’s training delivery team are running a FREE webinar on heritage apprenticeships this month: Understanding What Apprenticeships Can Do For You: Historic Environment Advice Assistant Apprenticeship Thursday, April 29, 2021 2pm 3:30pm This will be promoting the Historic Environment Advice Assistant apprenticeship to encourage employers to sign up and get an […]

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