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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