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NMDC urges government to ensure new tax relief benefits the whole sector 03/11/2016

 

NMDC asks the government to extend proposed tax reliefs to exhibitions longer than one year. »more

Review of Museums in England 03/11/2016

 

Read our written response to the review. »more

Arts Council announces funding plans to 2022 06/10/2016

 

4% more funds for National Portfolio Organisations outside London, and a £37m increase in NPO funds among the announcements. »more

Planning the museum workforce for the next decade 06/10/2016

 

A comprehensive report commissioned by several bodies including AIM, MGS and ACE takes stock of the workforce and calls for more diversity in the next decade. »more

Nicholas Serota to become new Chair of the Arts Council 06/10/2016

 

Nicholas Serota will take the post in February 2017. »more

White Paper for Culture in action 09/09/2016

 

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has used her first speech to promote the Cultural Citizens programme, and her plan to pilot other ideas from the White Paper. »more

Beyond London: Government launches Tourism Action Plan 09/09/2016

 

50% of overseas tourist spend is in London. The Government has launched a new scheme to encourage visitors to travel to other parts of the UK. »more

NMDC submits evidence to Rural Tourism inquiry 06/09/2016

 

NMDC has submitted evidence to the Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee inquiry into rural tourism. »more

HLF launches £8m resilience funding 03/08/2016

 

Resilient Heritage grants will offer sums from £3k - £250k. »more

Collectors give to strong institutions which are likely to survive the centuries 03/08/2016

 

Museums Sheffield's new report finds that to attract philanthropists to the regions, institutions need to be well-supported and not vulnerable to government cuts. »more

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