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Headland is pleased to announce the recent appointment of James McCaffery in the role of Learning & Development/Training Coordinator. As we expand we have taken this, initially part-time, position and turned it into a full time role. This a part of our plan to grow...

How do archaeologists prepare for working outdoors in winter conditions? Archaeologists have long been known for our hardy constitutions when it comes to fieldwork. Wind, rain, snow, we’ve worked through it all in order to make sure deadlines are met. At Headland we strive to strike the...

From October 2013 to March 2016 Headland Archaeology undertook archaeological work at the site of the A96 Park and Choose Scheme, Walton Road, Dyce, Aberdeen; this work was commissioned and funded by Aberdeen City Council in response to a planning condition. Prior to the excavation,...

Since its inception in 2015 the Headland Geophysics department, based in the Headland North office in Leeds, has been on an upward trajectory and is showing no sign of slowing down as we head towards 2019. We have recently secured contracts for four major infrastructure...

GREAT NEWS! The draft accounts are in for 2017-18 and we are pleased to announce Headland’s annual discretionary bonus. For all eligible staff this will amount to approximately 5.5% of annual earnings. The board has always been keen on the concept of profit-sharing and we hope...

Every year we try to generate a bit of energy around the CIfA (Chartered Institute for Archaeologists) Yearbook back page and most years we open it up as a competition to the staff with the lure of a big money prize. This year we wanted...

For this instalment of ‘From the Field’ we are hearing from Daniele, a Project Officer based in our South and East office. Daniele has an extensive education in archaeology, including a PhD, and comes to us from Sardinia, Italy. He was initially employed on the...

Over the last 18 months the number of infrastructure projects in the pipeline has increased significantly. We are finding once again that many of our experienced archaeologists, as well as support staff, are coming from overseas. On some sites over 70% of the field team...

Headland’s new Modular Training scheme was nominated for the 2018 Training Award administered by the Archaeology Training Forum (ATF). We are very pleased to announce that we were ‘Highly Commended’ coming in second place behind Historic England’s Specialist Workplace Learning Programme. We thought we’d celebrate our...