Unorthodox methods

13 Sep 2010

Matthew Foster on the gradual transition from core funding to generated revenue

You’re hired!

26 Aug 2010

Appointing a senior member of staff is rarely an easy task, Diana Barden looks at how assessment centres are shaking up the recruitment process

Diary of a director

26 Aug 2010

Start by building relationships, says Steve Marmion, big change can wait

Leading the way

26 Aug 2010

Investment in cultural leaders can be scarce, but Sue Hoyle explains how candidates can Clore their way to the top

Need to know

26 Aug 2010

Looking for advice? AP finds the answers to your questions

Alive and kicking

26 Aug 2010

Why should arts funders invest in experimentation? Hasan Bakhshi presents findings from NESTA’s new research

Waving or drowning?

26 Aug 2010

Shaun Belcher debates ideas on how to improve community arts

From Russia, with guts

26 Aug 2010

Immersive opera might only just be catching on in Britain but, as David Staples reports, Opera Gulag has already gone some way to show us how art imitates life

Plug in to the matrix

26 Aug 2010

How can local authorities develop cultural leadership? Kathleen O’Neill explains how matrix management transformed Scotland’s smallest region

Top 5 Websites

26 Aug 2010

Kim Lofthouse shares the websites she wouldn’t want to be without

Stealing strategy

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12 Apr 2010

Is the arts baby drowning in the strategy bathwater? Alice Devitt thinks that business techniques should support, not overwhelm, artistic and social vision.

Boiling VAT

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30 Nov 2009

Mahmood Reza follows up on Garsington Opera’s VAT victory by explaining how the new rules work.

Add up your value

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07 Sep 2009

Mahmood Reza looks at how Gross Value Added is calculated, what it means for your organisation and why it can be a useful measure.

The march of the Twitterati

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24 Aug 2009

Something fundamental is going on in the media world, says William Shaw. It’s big, scary, only half understood, and it’s going to change how the arts present themselves to the world.

Risky business

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01 Jun 2009

Mahmood Reza explains the importance of good risk management to the health of an organisation.

For the record

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23 Mar 2009

Mahmood Reza explains how balancing the books maintains a company’s equilibrium.

The good, the bad and the uncomfortable

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09 Feb 2009

Kooj Chuhan examines the dangerous lives being lived on our doorstep, and looks at how artists can support migrants and refugees.

Testing times

Credit crunch stall
03 Nov 2008

Mahmood Reza examines the possible implications of the economic downturn for arts organisations.


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