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…

Trustee vacancy – Herne Bay Museum Trust

Herne Bay Museum Trust in Kent is currently seeking 3 Trustees join the Board. The position of Chair of Trustees will become vacant in the summer of 2021 and Treasurer early in 2022. The Tru…

Build your financial management with charity finance expertise

As the sector continues to tackle a challenging financial environment, it’s vital to stay connected and up to date with the landscape and finance management skills, and feel supported in your rol…

Trustee vacancy – Florence Nightingale Museum

The Florence Nightingale Museum celebrates the life and work of the best known figure in nursing history. Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing, was one of our greatest Victorians an…

Trustee vacancy – Buckingham Old Gaol Trust

Buckingham Old Gaol Trust is seeking new Trustees to join the Board. Company Secretary Comply with Charities Commission and Companies House statutory requirements incl…

Update on VAT issues and case law from Buzzacott

AIM Associate Supplier Buzzacott, recently held a webinar session at the CFG annual conference to share recent case law and VAT issues for the charity sector. This session is relevant for al…

Merchant Services 101

Although taking card payments is now paramount for all museums, industry data suggests seven out of ten of all businesses pay unnecessary Merchant Services fees. But what are Merchant Services? How…

Trustee vacancy – UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

The UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in Cambridge, is looking to strengthen and enhance our Board of Trustees with new skills and ideas and the energy to deliver our vision. We are seeking indivi…

A challenging year for business insurance

Ben Leah, Director of Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers, reflects on the current Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) business interruption “test case” and its implications for museums in a …

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 …

Trustee vacancies – Lakeland Arts

Be part of the Lake District’s cultural heritage – Lakeland Arts is recruiting for the Board of Trustees Lakeland Arts is one of the most …

Trustee vacancies – Ryedale Folk Museum

Could you help to shape the future of this remarkable open-air museum? Ryedale Folk Museum are looking for new trustees to join their friendly and dedicated board, to help oversee the management of…

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