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It is rare to meet people who feel they are well paid for their work  or to find people who will admit to it, anyway. It is a particular rarity in the arts sector, and the AP salary survey (pp10-12...
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Susan Ashmore argues that, in the rush to engage with public agendas, we must be wary of losing what distinguishes the arts from other participatory activities. I have been reading with interest...
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BBC Wales has appointed theatre and opera director and film-maker, Ceri Sherlock, as its first Commissioning Executive, Arts. He joins from S4C where he was Commissioning Editor, Music. Salford...
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Budget negotiations between senior management and boards can often be a tricky business. Rick Bond has some tips for managers wanting their boards to approve their budgets. The autumn season is...
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The major re-organisation of Arts Council Englands (ACE) national office comes into effect on 1 November, though many key posts in the new structure remain un-filled, and ACE is making a range of ...
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Arts Council England (ACE) has confirmed details of the restructure of its national office, originally announced in April (ArtsProfessional, issue 119). The new structure will see the establishment...
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The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has published new guidance for charity trustees, outlining their duties under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005. The new...
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Check out this handy list of education opportunities, products and services. CONSULTANTS Open Evolution - Arts Consultancy for the Emerging Participatory Culture Strategies for participation and...
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When theatres take the decision to tour their work, a different set of skills come in to play. Stephanie Sirr explains the issues involved in taking up touring. For our sins, Nottingham Playhouse...
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Over recent years, Oxford Playhouse has steadily increased its touring output. Tish Francis explains why. When Oxford Playhouse re-opened its doors in 1991, it inherited the legacy of a theatre with...
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Fresh thinking about management structures in the arts is shaping business practice. Clare Cooper and Roanne Dods explain how the Mission, Models, Money programme is supporting arts organisations...
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Bristols Watershed was an awkward beast from the off, writes Dick Penny. The original 1982 vision  Britains first Media and Communications Centre  was designed to straddle arts and commercial...
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Manchester Cameratas change project involves the development and implementation of a unique strategic alliance with Royal Northern College of Music (RNCN). Currently without a fit-for-purpose...
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Ofsted investigation calls for wider roll-out of Creative Partnerships scheme. An investigation by the Governments schools inspectorate has recommended that the scope of the Creative Partnerships...
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Audiences Yorkshire is a strategic regional agency supporting the cultural sector across Yorkshire and the Humber through a co-ordinated network of cultural organisations and the delivery of a...
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An analysis of business investment in cultural organisations has ranked Birmingham as the number one city in the UK for corporate support. The Business Investment in Culture league table (BIC) is...
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Technology is essential for effective arts administration and marketing and to be successful, all arts organisations need to adopt best practices in acquiring and managing IT systems. Trevor Lea-Cox...
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Arts professionals can come across as being somewhat evangelical when they extol the virtues of the arts. Many of us believe the arts have the power to change lives, empower communities and stimulate...
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Appraisals are the most commonly used, and probably the most commonly dreaded, performance management tool around. However, used properly, they can be an effective way of improving staff...
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After two years working for Oxford Playhouse, Marketing and Press Officer, Erin Crivelli, has left to join Sadlers Wells as Press Officer. Amy Martin has joined DanceXchange, the National Dance...
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Plans for a purpose-built training centre to support the technical and business skills needs of performing arts organisations, are being championed by Creative...
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UCAN Perform, a Cardiff-based creative arts project for visually impaired young people, has been named as the winner in the childrens category at this years National Lottery Awards. Voted for by...
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Proposals for a national subject network to champion the interests of those involved in teaching arts management and policy, will be put forward at a meeting hosted by Goldsmiths College and City...
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Sixty-seven per cent of people in Wales attended an arts event in 2004/05 and one in every six people booked tickets for the arts over the Internet according to new research published by the Arts...
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Capital development projects cause massive upheaval for arts organisations and their audiences. Colin Blumenau describes the lessons that venues can learn in a period of closure and how to plan for...

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