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Financial insecurity plagues the working lives of cultural workers, with the self-employed and freelancers worst affected. But solutions are to be found, so it’s time for the UK to take decisive action, says Clara Paillard.
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Charlotte Bence looks back on how the trade union Equity has fought low paid and unpaid work in the entertainment industries since 2014 – and its plans to extend its campaign in the future.
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A paid internship scheme provides theatre company Third Angel with essential administrative support – and develops talent that will benefit the wider sector, the company writes.
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Liz Hill introduces the grim findings published this week in the ArtsPay 2018 report on pay in the arts and cultural sector.
Arts People
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has promoted SEB HUCKLE to the role of Executive Director. He was previously Marketing Manager for the ensemble, prior to which he worked for the City of...
Arts People
A former dancer and choreographer at Scottish Dance Theatre, JOAN CLEVILLÉ has been appointed as the company’s new Artistic Director. His appointment completes Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance...
Arts People
Parents & Carers in Performing Arts has appointed SARAH JACKSON OBE to succeed AMANDA PARKER as Chair of its Board. She led the work-life charity Working Families for twenty-four years and was...
Arts People
Currently Literary Associate at Talawa Theatre, JANE FALLOWFIELD is leaving to become Literary Manager at the Royal Court Theatre, replacing CHRIS CAMPBELL. She has previously worked with Clean Break...
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Women are being penalised for part-time working in the arts and cultural sector, earning full-time equivalent salaries that fall significantly short of those paid to people working full-time. 
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The Local Government Association research concludes that a shared vision is essential to realising the positive social and economic benefits that can be achieved through cultural interventions in the public realm.  
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A new project, expected to publish findings by the autumn, will assess cultural funding, infrastructure and participation in towns across England.
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Scotland’s Culture and Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said local authorities will not be able to impose a levy on overnight visitors until 2021 at the earliest.
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The charity says the network was not helping it achieve the “best possible return” on investment, and future plans will instead focus on training and development for museum professionals.
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The local authority this week gave the green light to a £500k scheme which will provide a free theatre trip every year to over 20,000 children between the ages of five and eleven.
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Only around half of alumni, staff and students believe the drama school has a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination, and 34% said they did not know how to report an incident. In response, the...
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The Social, host to acts including Arctic Monkeys, Florence & The Machine and Beck since its opening in 1999, has said it needs to raise £95k within two weeks to stay open, because of...
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One of the authors of the research, conducted at Canada’s McMaster University, said the results of brain scans made while actors were asked questions in and out of character show that it is...
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The venue has doubled its exhibition space following a £12m revamp which has also created a new foyer, café and façade for the existing gallery building.
Why is the Jewish theatre tradition so much stronger in the US than the UK, asks David Jays. And how is work as an actor, director or writer conditioned by the Jewish experience?
‘Trickle down diversity’ – the idea that the more BAME people working in senior positions in the creative industries, the more diverse they will become – is a seriously flawed concept that might actually do more harm than good, writes Marcus Ryder.
More than 5,500 pieces of Indian art and handicrafts are on display at the Jaya He, GVK New Museum, a large new art space in Mumbai which happens to be in an airport. Vindu Goel visits the site.
From issue 322 Feature
As work gets underway on a new industry-wide digital code of best practice, Katie Moffat outlines four fundamental principles underpinning a successful digital strategy.
From issue 322 Case study
Aenne Lotze and Francesca Cross explain how a recent project harnessed young people's passion for online gaming to develop their real-world skills and relationships.
From issue 322 Feature
A key barrier to growth in the immersive technology industry is a lack of content. It’s a gap tailor-made for the cultural sector to step into, says Tonya Nelson.
From issue 322 Case study
A new app offers an innovative and cost-effective way for artists to shape their legacies within their lifetimes, says Ellie Porter.

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