News

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

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Landmark Ruling on Business Rates for Museums

Museum operators across England and Wales breathed a sigh of relief last week after the Upper Tribunal (Land Chamber) ruled in their favour, following a long-running battle with the Valuation Offic…

January 2020 Trustee Vacancies

Chair of Trustees, Crossness Engines Trust, Bexley, London The Crossness Engines Trust was established as a charity in 1987 with th…

Success Guide: Negotiating Business Rates

In partnership with Lambert Smith Hampton, AIM has updated its guide on ‘Successfully Negotiating Business Rates’. Written by Colin Hunter, …

December 2019 Trustee Vacancies

Can you support an AIM member museum by becoming a Trustee? If so, the following museums would love to hear from you. Weald & Downland Living Museum Singleton, Chi…

AIM e-News December 2019

AIM E-News December 2019 AIM NEWS Have you called Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief helpline? AIM members can now be…

AIM Board Update
AIM Board Update
10/12/2019

At its meeting on 5 December 2019 the Board of the Association of Independent Museums took the decision, with regret, to remove Richard Evans from the Board after an absence now entering its sixth …

AIM Achievements 2019

It has been an incredible year for AIM and its members, here’s just a few highlights and achievements from the last twelve months. Representation and advocacy ‚…

New AIM Associate Suppliers: Fourth Street

We are delighted to welcome Fourth Street as a new AIM Associate Supplier. Fourth Street management consultants have specialised in the arts, cultural and heritage sectors for more than 20 y…

New AIM Associate Suppliers: Circle Insurance Ltd

We are delighted to welcome Circle Insurance Ltd as new AIM Associate Suppliers. Circle is a Chartered independent insurance broker, specialising in providing bespoke insurance solutions to …

New AIM Associate Suppliers: Blue Tokay Ltd

We are delighted to welcome Blue Tokay Ltd as AIM Associate Suppliers. Blue Tokay Ltd specialise in the display of natural history. They have a port…

Over £800k Of Funding Ensures Museums Nationwide Continue To Benefit From Loans Of Treasures From National Collections

Garfield Weston Foundation and Art Fund extend successful partnership Many more local museums will be able to borrow some of the UK‚Äôs most notable national treasures foll…

AIM And Scott Moncrieff Launch Museums And Galleries Tax Relief Helpline

AIM members can now benefit from free advice on all aspects of Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief via a new telephone helpline. …

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