Sample Partnership Agreement
Example of a partnership agreement - between our fictional Bugsley Museum and the imaginary arts organisation Bugshire Arts.
Successfully Recruiting Trustees to Your Board
Do you have vacancies on your Board but not sure how best to recruit new Trustees? Here is a wealth of information and links to help you find the right person to join you
Feasibility Study into Collaborative Purchasing of Goods and Services by Museums
This study was produced for York Museums Trust and Museum Development Programme in Yorkshire.
Succession Planning Framework
This framework will help museum, library and archives services begin to consider and address succession planning issues for their organisation.
Tips and Resources for Museums
A useful booklet for museums, compiled by Rennaissance South East in June 2011.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Finance Fundamentals'
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Finance Fundamentals' event held at Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum on 16 January 2014.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Becoming an Entrepreneurial Museum'
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Becoming an Entrepreneurial Museum' events held at Gilbert White's House & Garden & The Oates Collection on 27 January 2014 and at Brading Roman Villa on 28 January 2014.
The Opportunity of Devolved Governance for Museums, Libraries and Archives
This 2010 paper is intended to act as a think piece to stimulate debate around the concept of devolved governance for museums, libraries and archives. It outlines the range of devolution models that MLA considers applicable to museums, libraries and archives and the potential it considers such models offer to the sector.
Governance Options Appraisal, Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives
An example of a governance options appraisal, conducted for a local authority.
Briefing on the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)
Article by James Carleton and Rebecca Fry of Farrer & Co on Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), the new corporate vehicle designed exclusively for and available only to charities, published in the Spring 2013 issue of Historic House: The Historic Houses Association Magazine.
Charity Commission publication RR10: Museums and Art Galleries
Provides guidance on the need for a museum or art gallery to satisfy a criterion of merit in order to be recognised as charitable.
Delivering Culture and Sport More Efficiently
Guidance from the Local Government Association about new ways of delivering culture and sport services. Includes guides on externalising services, social enterprise, devolved governance for museums, libraries and archives and transfer of local authority heritage assets.
The Charity Forum
Southampton-based law firm Paris Smith has launched a free-to-join forum to champion the exchange of information and ideas between chief executives and trustees of charities, Paris Smith and a select team of professionals with experience in the sector.
Legal Issues and Volunteering: Sources of Information
This briefing published by the South West Museum Development Partnership and prepared for them in 2013 by Felicity Dwyer and Maggie Piazza of Stepping Up Training, provides links to further sources of information on a variety of issues related to volunteering and the legal framework.