Work with local communities is challenging and most likely to succeed in collaboration with organisations that already target those communities, according to a new report.
A new survey will inform how the Arts Council of Wales encourages the arts sector to make a greater contribution to health and wellbeing.
Young people in creative occupations are almost 50% more likely to have had a parent working in a professional position while growing up, new research has found.
Arts Council England must ensure that hubs do more to promote social mobility, but rural hubs will be offered no extra funding to cover their higher cost base.
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In a new blueprint for economic growth, the Creative Industries Federation is calling for the enterprise zone programme to be extended to the creative industries.
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Measures for improving governance, social investment and services commissioning by public bodies have been put forward in a report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities.
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Political deadlock has forced the Arts Council of Northern Ireland to withhold 50% of all grants for its annually funded organisations.
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New Government requirements will see organisations that employ more than 250 people, on either a permanent or contractual basis, disclose their gender pay gaps online.
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A survey of teachers has found that school funding cuts are having a disproportional impact on the arts and other subjects that fall outside of the English Baccalaureate.
A 26% increase in business rates has put 21 of London’s 94 grassroots music venues at risk of closure, according to new research.
Local authority arts cuts, the regional imbalance in funding and the risks posed by Brexit were all subjects of debate in the House of Lords last week.
The agreement will see the two institutions collaborate on creative leadership, global research programmes and community engagement.
The Culture UK partnership will develop three arts festivals each year, while a new £4m fund will help arts organisations create work for broadcast and online.
Despite the cuts, many museums are managing to increase income through commercial activities and fundraising, the Museums Association’s survey has found.
Conductor Simon Rattle and CEO of Sistema England Fiona Cunningham are among signatories to a letter decrying a writer’s ‘patronising’ arguments about musical notation.