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

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Charity Finance Group events – helping you to build finance skills and resilience

“I’ve found access to expert advice and support through CFG hugely useful.” Stephanie Fuller, Director CEO, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft. As…

Stop – Start – More – Less

2021 is going to be a tough year so we do not have much choice but to find opportunities, ways to transition, search out collaborators and create new beginnings and new thinking, says Busin…

More than £18 million awarded in final grants from first round of Culture Recovery Fund

22 heritage organisations and 33 independent cinemas are the latest to receive support from the Culture Recovery Fund. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced the fina…

Free consultation on Exhibition Tax Relief from Azets

AIM’s newest Associate Supplier, Azets, has over 25 years’ experience providing high quality compliance, governance, taxation and advisory services to a wide range of charities and NFPs.…

UK’s largest heritage funder re-opens grants  of up to £5million

National Lottery funding available now to help UK heritage thrive again Applications open for National Lottery grants from £3,000 to £5million Priority give…

CFG calls for Emergency Support Package at the upcoming budget

Charity Finance Group’s Policy Manager Richard Sagar shares his insights on the latest sector updates you need to know, and how CFG is working to support members at this crucial time.…

Business rates – the fight goes on

If you have been following the progress of appeals for business rates you may be forgiven for believing that the argument over how museums should be valued for is over. Unfortunately, as Colin Hunt…

Apply now – AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants

Applications are open for the latest round of AIM Pilgrim Trust Conservation grants, which support small to medium sized museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently and t…

Putting finance first

As we face a difficult financial environment together, it’s important finance managers and leaders are feeling supported with expertise and connected to peers from similar organisations, so we’…

It’s Showtown!

Seeking to bring together the best of museum and visitor attraction, Showtown celebrates Blackpool and its role in the development of British popular culture. We spoke to Learning and Engag…

Let’s take this outside

With many museums forced to limit their indoor space, interpretive designers the Creative Core celebrate the joys and possibilities of outdoor interpretation for museums and visitors alike. …

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…

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