Tips

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 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 …

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…

How Can Museums Work With Web Design Agencies?

One of the challenges heritage sector organisations face when commissioning a new website is working with web design agencies. Building a great relationship and mutual understanding with you…

Writing Effective Proposals To Trusts And Foundations For Museums And Heritage Sites

AIM Associate Suppliers – Tarnside Consulting – work with charities to help them fundraise effectively. In this article, they offer thought…

AIM And Charity Finance Group Gift Aid Webinar: Top Tips And Resources

If you couldn’t attend the recent AIM and Charity Finance Group webinar on Gift Aid, the slides and recorded presentation are now available below. Rachel Cooper, who runs …

How Your Museum Can Cut Down On Single Use Plastics: Product, Packaging And Personal

No one could have escaped the backlash against single use plastics which has become a talking point both for businesses and consumers. Concern was initially kicked off by The Blue Planet series, bu…

5 Simple SEO Tips To Get More Visitors To Your Museum Website

Have you ever wondered how SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can boost visitors to your museum website? SEO can help your website rank higher up in search engines (such as Google) where it is more l…

AIM Launches New Success Guide:  Successfully Taking Over Your Local Museum

Asset transfer is a relatively new approach to managing museums. It is complex, and it will be some time before the implications can be assessed. We spoke to Bethany Rex, Research Fellow at The Un…

New Resources For Boards From AIM

AIM  has launched two new ‘how to guides’ for trustees. The latest in its series of advice notes for boards, the new guides help boards make sure that they have secu…

New Free Guide: Working With Freelancers

A new guide – Working with Freelancers – has been created to support museums in finding, commissioning, briefing, working with and paying freelancers and consultants. It aims to…

UK Photography Group Seeks Independent Museums For Paid Shoot Locations

AIM: Hi Jan – Can you explain to AIM members what this group is for and about please? JE:  The Photoshoots Club group is a network of creatives invol…