Tips

AIM Conference Sponsor Spotlight: ARTELIA – ‘Becoming A Great Destination’

If your Museum’s journey to becoming a ‘Great Destination’ involves embarking on a new building project, r…

How To Create A ‘Lead Magnet’ And Turn Your Online Viewers Into Museum Visitors

As of January 2019, there were over 1.94 billion websites on the internet, so making your museum website stand out – and more importantly – work for you, is increasingly critical. In an ideal w…

‘Sustainability – A Seven-Point Approach’

Sustainability lies at the heart of independent museums, but what can AIM members do to ensure a holistic approach? AIM Associate Supplier members, …

The Art Of Gifts In Wills: Five Tips To Drive Your Legacy Fundraising

The following is a guest article for AIM written by Valerie Harland. Valerie has over 30 years of experience as a fundraiser in the UK and New Zealand and is a Trustee at AIM members, the Clifton S…

AIM Energy Action Group Launches New Energy Audit For Museums

The Government is targeting energy efficiency as a way of reducing UK wide energy demand and is urging organisations to act by exploiting energy efficient equipment and processes. Museums ca…

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 – …

Get To Grips With Gift Aid – Live Twitter Chat With AIM And Charity Finance Group

From 11am – 12pm on Thursday 21 March, AIM and Charity Finance Group (CFG) will be running a live Twitter Chat covering all your key Gift Aid questions. Gift Aid can be a confusing topic…

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…

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) Is Rising: Why? And How Will It Affect Your Museum?

On the 1st April 2019, Climate Change Levy (CCL) is due to rise by about 45% for Electricity and 67% for Gas. This price…

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…

Try Something New For Disabled Access Day 2019

The award-winning movement, Disabled Access Day, is set to return on Saturday 16th March 2019 and AIM members can still signup to take part. One in five people in the UK are disabled and hav…

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 …