News

This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

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All The Answers To Your Top Gift Aid Questions

Gift Aid is a tax relief that generates over £1.3bn in additional income for the UK charity sector each year. However, £560m still goes unclaimed each year. Rachel Cooper – of Welbec…

Got A Museum Shop? Read The Latest Update On Toy Safety

Many AIM members have museum shops that sell products for children, so how can you be sure that what you are selling is safe? AIM Associate Supplier members – …

New AIM Associate Suppliers: 123Send

AIM is delighted to welcome our new Associate Suppliers – 123Send. Established for over 14 years, 123Send and 123Hire were created to provide a specialist card payment service to the payme…

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Year One AIM Hallmarks Grant Recipients Announced

We are pleased to announce the grant recipients from Year One of the AIM Hallmarks Awards that have been allocated funding totalling £54,885. Funded by Arts Council England through AIM’s …

New AIM Associate Suppliers: Bryn Jones Associates

AIM is delighted to welcome Bryn Jones Associates as AIM Associate Suppliers. Bryn Jones Associates specialise in helping organisations and venues be more sustainable.  This includes: Bus…

Diversifying Your Museum’s Income Through Trading

Diversifying Your Museum’s Income Through Trading by Jane Askew As the funding environment for charities becomes increasingly constrained many charities are seeking to d…

Take The Pain Out Of Insuring Your Collections: Top Tips From Hallett Independent

AIM Associate Suppliers and Art and Heritage insurance specialists, Hallett Independent, have kindly written some top tips for AIM members to help t…

New Digital Marketing Modern Apprenticeships From Museums Galleries Scotland

Museums Galleries Scotland, in partnership with Sixth Sense Training, have developed an exciting new opportunity to kick off the New Year. The brand new …

New AIM Guide For Boards: Planning To Recruit A Manager

If you are a Trustee of a museum or heritage organisation, a new AIM Guide called ‘Planning to Recruit A Manager’ will help you to focus on the stages of recruitment that take place before you …

AIM Conservation Grants Now Open For Applications

Does your museum need financial or practical support for a conservation project? AIM members can now apply for the next round of our conservation grants which closes on the 31 March 2019. We…

What Are The Benefits Of Smart Meters (AMR) For Your Museum?

Smart meters, or more precisely, Automatic Meter Readers, are rising in popularity and many museums are coming to understand what they can gain from installing an AMR meter. If you’re still unsur…

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