Science Museum Group staff vote to strike in pay dispute

Industrial action could take place during busy summer season

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Nominations open for Heritage Volunteer Manager of the Year 2019

Award celebrates outstanding examples of volunteer leadership

Sector awaits result of National Gallery case

Tribunal of educators seeking to be recognised as staff has put a spotlight on working practices 

Cultural bodies look at new ways to address bullying

National Portrait Gallery is first museum to launch Guardians scheme to tackle workplace harassment

Museums urged to value freelance staff

Museums should offer freelancers professional development and pay them on time

‘No pay gap complacency’

All organisations in the arts and heritage sector report a lower gender pay gap than the national average

Sector requires a step change to tackle workforce diversity

ACE report calls for more power in the hands of those who appreciate the need for change

Front-of-house staff need more opportunities

What talent are we losing by failing to nurture frontline workers?

Time to rethink beliefs around ‘cultural fit’

There's renewed focus on leadership, but are we missing those in the middle?

When almost half of FoH staff feel undervalued, we need to ask why

Help us complete the FoHMuseums survey 2019

My career was shaped by an apprenticeship 

How non-traditional entry routes enrich the museum workforce

Hats off

Karen Perkins, the director of culture and engagement for Luton Culture

Profile: Steph Scholten

The new director of the Hunterian in Glasgow, talks to Eleanor Mills about how he’s settling in

Profile

Alistair Hudson, the director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, talks to Eleanor Mills about how museums can operate for the greater good. Photography by Phil Sayer

The finds liaison officers

Keeping track of archaeological objects found by members of the public 

Why I volunteer

Haslemere Educational Museum, Surrey

On my bookshelf

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Big Debate: Diversity

Filmed at Birmingham 2015

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