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Special Offers, Resources, and Support for Heritage Alliance Members

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We are proud to feature a range of generous special offers and resources created by Alliance Members, for Alliance Members. Explore the details of all the offers below, and access professional guidance to enhance your activities, develop your capabilities, and strengthen your support network.

Summary of Special Offers

  • Free legal calls from our legal partner Bates Wells.
  • Free fundraising advice sessions from Alliance member The Philanthropy Company.
  • Free 1:1 calls on change management, project development, and resilience planning from our sponsor Tricolor Associates.
  • Free 1:1 calls or Zoom chats, with CFP Landscape & Heritage on evaluation and measuring your success.
  • Free consultation from immersive technology specialist Arcade.
  • Free architect-led advice line on accessibility and sustainability for heritage sites from Alliance member Le Lay Architects.
  • Free access to risk advice from the Ecclesiastical Risk Advice Line. Call 0345 600 7531, and state that you are a Heritage Alliance member.
  • Insurance advice from Circle Heritage Division. If you have a query or would like a quotation contact, stating you are a Heritage Alliance Member.
  • Free Geospatial Storytelling Workshop from Alliance members, Humap, the Interactive Map Platform.
  • A free Desk Top Audit and discounted Remote Discovery Document (£195.00 +VAT) from Utility Aid, the UK’s largest broker focusing on not for profits.
  • Boost your cashless fundraising with Give A Little: Get three months’ Give A Little Premium free if you subscribe when you sign up.
  • Free 30-minute chat and advise about video content for your organisation with charity film makers, The Saltways

To find out more or to book any of these sessions, please contact our Membership & Development Team at


More details of Special Offers

Le Lay Architects

Le Lay Architects – Advice Line

Le Lay Architects (Affiliate Member) have a free architect-led advice for Alliance members. Speak to Jonathan Goode to understand how design advice can make heritage sites both more accessible for users and environmentally sustainable/ Further details are available on their website.

Bates Wells

Free legal calls with our legal partner

Do you have a burning query about employee matters? Need a legal perspective on land disputes? Or have questions on managing members’ issues? Bates Wells (Affiliate Member, and the Heritage Alliance’s official legal partner) is offering free 30-minute legal calls to all Alliance members to help answer questions and support organisations with a range of legal queries.

Free 1:1 calls on Change Management, Project Development & Resilience Planning

Tricolor Associates (Affiliate Member) will now offer Alliance Members free 1:1 calls with Tricolor Director Sarah Dowd on Change Management, Project Development and Resilience Planning.

Philanthropy Company

Free Fundraising Advice

To support the heritage sector, Philanthropy Company (Affiliate Member) is offering free ‘check in’ phone consultations for Alliance Members. During a ‘check in’ call, members will be able to share fundraising plans and concerns, and in return receive information from fundraising experts.

Free consultation on immersive technologies

The technology specialists Arcade (Affiliate Member), are offering free consultations on immersive technologies (including AR and VR) for all Alliance members.

Ecclesiastical Insurance – Free Risk Advice Line

As your organisation grows or takes on new ventures, new risks may emerge. As a Heritage Alliance Member you can benefit from free access to the Ecclesiastical Risk Advice Line, which offers support over the phone to help you these risks.

Ecclesiastical Insurance’s in-house specialists are able to give advice on a variety of topics supported by expert external partners, to ensure the advice you receive is always of the highest standard.  For specific risk advice about health and safety, fire and security, construction safety, food safety, occupational health, environmental management, water safety, asbestos, property protection and business continuity planning.

Please state you are a Heritage Alliance Member when calling 0345 600 7531, read more information on their website here, or email them at

Lines are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

Circle Heritage Division

Circle Insurance – Helpline

As an additional benefit to Alliance members, Circle Insurance Services (Affiliate Member) now provide a free, confidential helpline service. This exclusive offering can assist you with any insurance or risk management issue, no matter how simple or complex. Circle Insurance Services have been a member of Heritage Alliance since 2021 and in that time Circle’s experience and insight, from working with attractions large and small, across the UK has been beneficial to the Heritage Alliance and its members alike.  

Impartial and independent advice can be obtained over the phone or by email. Upon contacting the Helpline, your enquiry will be supported by an experienced insurance professional at Circle, who shall help to guide you. 

One of the Heritage Alliance’s members stated, “Your referral to Rob at Circle Insurance has saved us £3,000; a 50% reduction in our premium. I think smaller THA members would benefit from a review if Rob’s scheme was flagged up for them.” (Roger Lee, Director, Bedern Hall)

Please call 01260 292861. Lines are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. State you are a Heritage Alliance member. Or email


Free Geospatial Storytelling Workshop from Heritage Alliance members

Are you looking for an easy way to maximise your impact online? The interactive map platform Humap (Affiliate Member) is offering  Alliance members a free geospatial storytelling workshop that will help you to bring your records and content to life.

Geospatial storytelling is the historic art of using maps to create compelling narratives. Humap’s clients use their platform to transform their collections, data, archives, and materials library into multimedia records, collections, trails, routes, timelines, and overlays – all pinned to a fully interactive map that brings their content to life like never before.

In Humap’s storytelling workshop, they’ll take a look at your organisation and learn about your content and your goals. Then they’ll discuss how you could use interactive mapping to optimise your digital strategy and breathe new life into your collections and/or data.  But that’s not all – if your organisation signs up to Humap’s platform within six months of your workshop, Humap will throw in a free month of membership! Contact Claire for the link to book you free workshop:

Utility Aid

Free Remote Discovery Document – Utility Aid

Utility Aid (Affiliate Member) is the UK’s largest energy broker for the not-for-profit sector, and we’re delighted to be working with them to offer Alliance members access to their expertise. Their dedicated team provide a high-level service to manage and maintain your portfolio, covering procurement, Bureau services, full account management, historical audits and carbon reporting and net zero planning. To date, Utility Aid has retrieved over £6 million for the third sector through their invoice validation services.

Evaluation and Measuring Your Success – CFP Landscape & Heritage

CFP Landscape & Heritage have over 20 years’ experience of the sector and the team have worked on over 100 evaluation projects. They have run Heritage Fund evaluation training programmes on a national level and the team includes two NLHF RoSS consultants.

Culture Communications Collective

Three Months’ Give A Little Premium for Free – Give A Little 

At Give A Little, we aim to be the most easy-to-use, flexible and affordable way for charities to collect cashless donations (contactless; Chip + PIN; online and QR codes) and in line with our mission, we are currently offering Heritage Alliance members three months’ free of our Premium service if you subscribe when you sign up. This will both save you at least £22.50 and will allow you to try our Premium features for free. Give A Little Premium allows you to enable Gift Aid and marketing opt-ins for your campaigns – it also allows you to customise unlimited campaigns with images, video and your charity’s branding. You will benefit from in-depth reports to allow you to test and hone your digital fundraising. We do not tie you into a contract at Give A Little so it’s a great way to get started with cashless giving affordably and quickly. Sign up here.

Free One-To-One Sessions with The Saltways 

Do you want to create more video or animation content for your organisation but not sure where to start? Emma Bracegirdle from The Saltways is offering free one-to-one sessions to brainstorm ideas and provide guidance on the kind of content you can produce to engage with your audiences. Contact our Membership & Development team for how to book a free session at

How to access these offers

To find out more or to book any of these sessions, please contact our Membership & Development Team at

Interested in becoming an Alliance Member?

If you are not already a member of the Heritage Alliance, you can join us today to receive a host of benefits, including the offers listed above, and join England’s largest coalition of heritage interests.