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Company:

Archaeological Services WYAS

Last Updated:
21 March 2015
Website:
http://www.aswyas.com
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Staffing
20 full time employees

: Financial benefits and allowances

Minimum salary offered (PCIfA)
Starting on 17,372.00
Minimum salary offered (MCIfA)
Starting on 26,293.00
Clothing allowance over statutory PPE
rainwear, overcoats
Overnight subsistence
£8.26 inconvenience allowance, £8.26 dinner allowance, £4.65 breakfast allowance
Accommodation
Full cost provided for jobs classed as ‘away’
Paid Travel time
Driver paid at standard rate for home jobs, all staff paid for travel on away jobs
Holidays
33
Pensions
17%
London Weighting
N/A
Profit share

: Training and Archaeological Opportunities

Training Type
Internal, CSCS, ISOH, SSSTS, First Aid, IT, Management training – all paid when operational requirement
4-5 days Internal/in-house training in field techniques, post-excavation, archiving, IT (e.g. AutoCAD, Illustrator). Also CSCS, ISOH, SSSTS, First Aid, Asbestos and Management training provided by external contractors (at no cost to employee)
Training days
2
Paid Interns
No
Volunteers
0
Research Opportunities
1-2 research days are available based on operational need and are available to those writing up sites, or undertaking specific research projects or DBAs. ASWYAS has a small library available, but external repositories (e.g. university libraries, local archives, YAS) are also used regularly.

Public Engagement
Staff from ASWYAS regularly partake in public engagement activities with children, adults with learning difficulties, local societies and other interested members of the public. Staff also regularly present their work at regional archaeology days and local conferences.

Flagship Projects
We are currently undertaking a major open-area excavation in the North of England, with the excavation of substanital rural Roman features.

: CIfA related Information

CIfA subs paid for staff
Yes

CIfA RO Company


Status of organisation
Local authority

: Company expectations of Staff

Expectations
We expect staff to be professional in their dealings with clients and to always show respect to their colleagues at Archaeological Services.

Staff Appraisal
6 months

: Contractual Information

Zero Hour

Rolling Contracts

Contracts Provision
Provision of written contract in 5 days
Flexitime

Home working

Overtime
Plain time typically, but x 1.3 for weekend work
Formal Staff representation

Union recognition

: Safety & other Schemes

RIDOR accidents
0 reported in last 12 months

Environmental Credentials
Recycling

Bike to work Schemes


Kite marks
ISO9001

Diversity Act
: full compliance under local authority codes and practices

Company Maternity Scheme


: Additional Staff benefits

Fun & Useful Extras
Christmas party, lunchtime seminars, charity coffee mornings