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

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What are the best practices when you choose your independent examiner to review your accounts?

Under charity law, charities are subjected to two different forms of external scrutiny -independent examination and audit. An independent examination can be a preferred alternative for smaller char…

The Value of Valuations: Museum Buildings and Collections

How frequently do you evaluate your museum buildings and collections? It’s an important question, particularly as values have increased considerably in the last two years. AIM Associate S…

From collections to characters

Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Personas Project The Trust have been working with AIM member Documentary Media Centre to develop a new project with the support of a young…

Trustee vacancy – Redditch Local History Museum

The Redditch Local History Museum wish to recruit a Trustee and Finance Manager. They will maintain the museum’s daily, monthly and annual financial transactions and be responsible developing and…

Trustee vacancy – London Canal Museum

The London Canal Museum is an independent and self-financing museum in London’s vibrant Kings Cross area, and we are currently looking for Trustees to join our Council of Management…

Trustee vacancy – Co-operative Heritage Trust

Our third AGM as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation will be held in May 2022, and we are looking for people who have the interest, skills and experience to help guide our charity to fulfil it&#…

Trustee vacancy – Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s trading subsidiary company (SBT Trading Limited/SBTT Ltd) is recruiting new independent Directors to oversee its commercial activities. The Shakespeare B…

Trustee vacancy – The Wallace Collection

Introduction  The Prime Minister wishes to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection. The successful candidate will bring an enthusiasm and int…

Cylchlythyr ymddiriedolwyr AIM Ebrill 2022

Cynefino ymddiriedolwyr Mae ein sesiwn cynefino poblogaidd i ymddiriedolwyr amgueddfeydd yn ôl, o 5.30yh – 7.30yh ar 16 a 31 Mai. Mae’r gweithdai hyn yn gyflwyni…

New partnership with National Army Museum announced

AIM and the National Army Museum (NAM) are delighted to announce a new partnership that will provide AIM membership to over 100 Regimental and Corps museums.  …

Spring Statement 2022: what does it mean for charities and their beneficiaries?

The highly anticipated Spring Statement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak was delivered on 23 March. Saying that the background to this year’s Spring Statement was difficult is something of an understa…

The Textile Society Museum Archive and Conservation Award

The Society offers awards of up to £5,000 for a textile related project within the museum, archive and conservation sector. The Museum, Archive and Conservation Award is designed to suppo…

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