Creating accessible websites

24 Mar 2008

Mark Atterbury offers advice on how best to reach disabled and deaf people online.

Leadership - Leadership - hit or myth?

19 Nov 2007

Jodi Myers reflects on why leadership training initiatives are only part of a much bigger picture.

Mission, Models, Money - Towards a healthier arts and cultural ecology

23 Apr 2007

As the Mission Models Money programme draws to a close and looks to the future, Clare Cooper and Roanne Dods report on the evidence gathered.

Personal Finance - Keeping control

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09 Apr 2007

Mahmood Reza shares advice for artists and freelances

Personal Finance - Individual giving

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25 Sep 2006

Arts charities could make more use of individual donations. Mahmood Reza considers the tax implications of giving to arts organisations.

Personal Finance - Expenses and tax

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08 May 2006

In the latest of an occasional series looking at managing personal finances, Mahmood Reza distinguishes between the types of expenses that are genuinely tax-deductible, and those that will raise the taxmans eyebrows.

Heritage Challenges - The challenge of new technologies

08 May 2006

Creative technical solutions have to be found if an ancient theatre is to retain its heritage whilst meeting the demands of today’s artistic work and audiences. Colin Blumenau explains.

Personal Finance - In good company

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27 Feb 2006

In the latest of an occasional series looking at managing personal finances, Mahmood Reza investigates the tax implications of company cars for employers and employees.

Essential Finance - Compare and contrast

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12 Sep 2005

Effective comparisons within organisations’ accounts can help cut through the columns of figures to provide a true picture of how an arts organisation is actually faring financially. Mahmood Reza delves into ratio analysis.

Essential Finance - Revenue and customs investigations

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17 Jan 2005

Mahmood Reza looks at what happens when the Inland Revenue or Customs and Excise request an inspection.

Essential Finance - A beginner’s guide to VAT

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06 Sep 2004

Mahmood Reza provides an ABC of VAT.

Essential Finance - Making financial statements work for you

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31 May 2004

In the final instalment of his series on financial reports, Mahmood Reza looks at cash-flow statements and the management use and interpretation of financial statements.

Arts in the curriculum - Drive for creativity

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19 Apr 2004

Schools Minister David Miliband writes about the Government’s efforts to place the arts and creativity at the heart of the curriculum.

Essential Finance - Financial Statements: Appreciating depreciation

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05 Apr 2004

In the second of a series of articles about financial reports, Mahmood Reza examines how profit is calculated and unravels the mysteries of depreciation.

Creative partnerships - Creativity in the curriculum

23 Feb 2004

Performances with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, garden designs in Slough, and building exhibits for a science museum in Norfolk are just some of the projects that have enriched school life in many areas of England, says David Armstrong.

Essential Finance - Budgeting basics

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06 Oct 2003

Mahmood Reza looks at the process of preparing and managing an effective budget.

Towards racial equality - or just ticking boxes?

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30 Jun 2003

The general perception that arts organisations are full of nice people has led to a general assumption that cultural prejudice could not possibly exist. But institutional racism is evident throughout the arts, says Heather Newill.

Essential Finance: Preventing fraud - a question of control

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23 Sep 2002

This week ArtsProfessional welcomes Mahmood Reza of Pro Active Accounting to host an occasional column discussing some of the financial issues that face arts organisations.

Online ticketing: a period of consolidation

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19 Nov 2001

In July 1999, Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre became the first theatre in the UK to sell tickets online. Kate Cripps explores the bewildering range of ticketing opportunities offered by the Internet.

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