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…

What more can we do?

Management Consultants Fourth Street highlight how responding to COVID-19 demands constant creative thinking, not least as museums are perhaps more important to our communities tha…

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 …

What will your future strategy be?

Six months ago, everything changed fast. Coming back is proving to be slow and unsure. Each museum is having a unique experience depending on your size, location, physical space, digital capacity, …

AIM and Museums Association working together to support Kickstart scheme

AIM and Museums Association are working together to support the sector in accessing the Kickstart Scheme…

Applications To Museums And Resilient Leadership 2020-2021 Now Open

Described by participants as “life changing”, Museums and Resilient Leadership is a year-long programme to develop future leaders for th…

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, …

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 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…

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