News

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

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Trustee vacancy – Fundraising specialist for Axbridge and District Museum Trust

Axbridge and District Museum Trust are seeking a Trustee to lead the Trust in fundraising for King John’s Hunting Lodge in Axbridge. Experience of finance practice in voluntary and community …

Job vacancy – Archivist at Braintree District Museum Trust

Salary: £27,000 – £32,000 Job Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Braintree District Museum Trust has an exciting opportunity to lead on the Braintree Digital Textile …

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…

Trustee vacancy – Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust

Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust are seeking an Enterprise Director to join the Board. To support the commercial arm of the charity, deliver its gift shop, catering, corporate, private hire and…

Trustee vacancy – The Judge’s Lodging

The Judge’s Lodging has been operating as a visitor attraction and community venue in Presteigne since 1997. In 2016, the operation of the building was transferred from Powys County Council to an…

VAT rate temporarily reduced to 5%

Back in July, the Chancellor announced a temporary reduction in the VAT rate from 20% to 5% from 15 July 2020 to 12 January 2021, for admission to attractions, holiday accommodation and sales of fo…

Meet the latest AIM Biffa Award History Makers

AIM is pleased to announce the latest round of grants awarded by the AIM Biffa Award History Makers programme. Work is already underway on these exciting new exhibitions, telling the stories of rem…

2020 – a year of change for business rates

2020: A year of constant change for Business Rates, explains Colin Hunter of Lambert Smith Hampton.  In January, the long-awaited decision of the Upper Tribunal in respect …

Job vacancy – Freelance Project Administrator, AIM

Hallmarks at Home Freelance Project Administrator October 2020 – March 2021 Introduction The Association of Independent Museums is a thriving UK museum m…

Connecting Culture 2020: Conference programme released

The conference programme for Connecting Culture Virtual Conference and Expo has been released. The eagerly awaited line up contains thought leaders and influencers from some of the most prestigious…

Job vacancy – Project Director, Beckford’s Tower

Project Director Beckford’s Tower, Bath Preservation Trust £40,000 per annum for fixed term of 16 months with the potential to extend Recruitment closes at 5pm on 20 September…

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