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Prospect Archaeologists

About Us

Welcome to the public pages of Archaeologist e-Branch where members and non-members can access general news and information relating to the Branch.

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The Branch currently represents approximately 400 members across the country, many of which are based in the four Prospect recognised employers Museum of London Archaeology, Oxford Archaeology, Wessex Archaeology and York Archaeological Trust. A full list of archaeological units where Prospect members are located can be found on our Represented Organisations page.

The Branch is fully committed to increasing its membership numbers year on year, and incorporating more units as recognised employers. The more members we have, the greater the ability of the Branch to affect change in the industry for the better. This means increasing pay levels, introducing better working conditions, and strengthening the rights of the employee in the workplace.

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Benefits of membership are numerous, which not only include representation in the workplace, but also access to a range of exclusive Prospect services.

We provide:

  • negotiation
  • representation
  • legal advice
  • contracts advice
  • health and safety
  • training
  • financial services

and much more for all our members. For more details go to the Advice and Services webpage.

By being a member you are also helping to support our efforts to tackle ‘profession wide’ issues, working towards improvements right across the industry on matters such as pay and conditions, training, health and safety, and career development. To do so we work closely with organisations such as the Institute for Archaeologist (IfA) and the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME).

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If you have a general enquiry and would like to contact the Branch click here.

If you would like more information about becoming a member of the Prospect Archaeologist Branch click here.



The views expressed on this site are not necessarily the views of Prospect nationally.