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How can we better equip our organisations for risk management?

CFG Risk Conference 2022 Thursday 27 January 2022 Increasingly demanding regulatory and operating environments have been applying additional pressure …

CFG membership update – How can we make the workplace more inclusive and diverse?

CFG’s November Members’ Meeting Join CFG’s November Members’ Meeting on 24 November to find out what practical steps you can implement to ensure an incl…

Are you going to make an AIM Hallmark grant application?

AIM’s Hallmark grants are open for applications (until 31 January) and are again supporting projects addressing our Tackling Inequality Hallmark. If you’re thinking of making a Hallmark …

Paid opportunities for students with Art Fund

Since 2017 Art Fund has been providing its Student Art Pass members with paid opportunities in the cultural sector. Sarah Kaye, Senior Marketing Manager, Students and Robert Dingle, Programme P…

Look like you are in the business

Supply chain issues are having an impact on product availability across the UK, resulting in fragmented offers, empty shelves, and overdue deliveries. This can damage brand credibility and …

Energy Action Group – Energy price update

The surge in global gas prices is showing no signs of abating, “the first big energy shock of the green era” according to Australian consultancy EnergyQuest. We spoke to Geoff Berry of …

AIM Biffa Award to support new exhibition at Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Biggin Hill Memorial Museum is delighted to announce that they have secured £68,530 of funding from AIM Biffa Award History Makers, as part of the Landfill Communities Fund, which will fund a new…

Attracting visitors – benefits versus features

Focussing on the benefits of your offer to visitors is a useful step to moving to a visitor focus, explains Colin Mulberg. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many museums and her…

Budget 2021 – reaction from AIM Director, Lisa Ollerhead

Yesterday marked an important step in rebuilding stability following the upheavals of Brexit and Covid: the announcement of the multi-year comprehensive spending review delayed in 2019 and 2020, al…

Using technology to improve access to the UK’s smaller museums and galleries

This summer Art Fund launched Art Pass Unbooked an innovative approach to helping visitors support local cultural institutions. According to Research conducted by Opinium fo…

New AIM Biffa Award History Makers exhibitions

It has been a busy few months for our AIM Biffa Award History Makers projects with new exhibitions opening to visitors, and funding announced for the final round of projects. AIM Biffa Award…

Don’t just sit there – give yourself a financial health check-up!

Challenging visitor numbers can have a direct impact on income, but what can you do? Now is the time to be more proactive than ever, as AIM Associate Supplier Paul Ogburn explains. There are…

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