News

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

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Updated Charity Governance Code

A new, refreshed Charity Governance Code was launched in December – with significant updates to the Diversity and Integrity principles in the Code. Boards of Trustees should aspire to achi…

AIM member discount from new Associate Supplier, Conservation Resources

We’re pleased to welcome Conservation Resources to AIM as our newest Associate Supplier. Conservation Resources UK was established more than 30 years ago and supplies museums, gallerie…

AIM publishes new Success Guide for museum trustees

AIM is pleased to share the latest Success Guide – Successful Governance for Museum Trustees. The guide is designed to be of practical help to Boards of independent museums throughout …

Guest Article: Think Like A Business

Lesley Kendrew, a Charity and Not for Profit Partner at BHP – one of the largest independent firms of Chartered Accountants in the North – has written the f…

‘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, …

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…

Definitive Introduction To Maritime Curatorship Fully Updated And Freely Available Online

A major new edition of the definitive handbook introducing the many fascinating aspects of maritime curatorship has been updated and is now available online. …

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…

Prospering Boards

Seeking to strengthen your board’s leadership, work more strategically and deal more effectively with emerging challenges? Benefit from up to six days bespoke support from an expert consultant th…

New Standard For Museum And Gallery Buildings

Image: Courtesy of Beamish Museum The following is a guest blog by Chris Woods, Director of The National Conservation Service, about the new standard, EN 16893:2018, which c…

AIM Launches New Guidance To Support Museum Trustees And Boards

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) has launched a new series of free online guides to support Trustees and Boards of UK museums and heritage sites. Created as part of the AIM Hallmarks Pr…

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