The purpose of the document is to foster an intelligent approach to the purchase of archaeological services as part of the development process. The guidance is intended to establish parity with the approach that clients would employ to purchase other professional input for their design team, and for implementation of the designed scheme.

The leaflet can be downloaded from here:

http://www.famearchaeology.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/FAME-procurement-Which-Archaeologist-leaflet.pdf

Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers