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25 theatres across the UK will trial a new employment charter, to help ensure they are “as inclusive as possible to carers and parents”.
A joint statement against abuse by almost 80 arts organisations coincides with the launch of a survey seeking to uncover the extent of sexual harassment in the sector.
Music Theatre Wales has been labelled “tone deaf” for dismissing concerns and insisting its opera set in a pan-Asian restaurant has “no realism”.
Stella Kanu of Ovalhouse reflects on the institutions, lofty ideals and ninja-like women who have shaped and guided her career.
Documents linked to its national portfolio application have revealed Emma Rice’s new company was unable to provide required financial information, and was the only South West applicant to hold a ‘mandatory conversation’ with its ACE Area Director.
National museums and the Arts Council are protected from scrutiny by barriers to accessing Parliament’s investigative arm. It’s time for change, argues Christy Romer.
A country-wide snapshot shows men remain more likely to work in senior roles, and half of BME arts workers feel their ethnicity is a barrier to success.
MP Tommy Sheppard has echoed calls by a new union-led campaign for fair wages and working conditions at the Fringe festival.
Ten arts organisations accepted into the national portfolio for 2018-22 have a low diversity rating, which they must improve or provisional funding will not be finalised.
Research by the Creative Industries Federation suggests almost 75% of creative organisations think restricting immigration would hurt business.
The UK and Poland were the only EU countries that didn’t contribute to a major new report on how arts organisations and policy makers can help migrants.
Unlimited’s Jo Verrent reflects on who has inspired her passion for equality and diversity, and why she’ll be getting her first tattoo this year.
A drive to boost the recognition of women’s artistic and economic value is at the heart of an initiative that will help female artists showcase their work and collaborate at music industry festivals.
Young people in creative occupations are almost 50% more likely to have had a parent working in a professional position while growing up, new research has found.
The gender divide amongst artists exhibited and sold is not inevitable, and new research into Artfinder’s online community proves it, says Jonas Almgren.
As an arts festival with an explicit social change mission, Refugee Week faces some unique challenges. Emily Churchill Zaraa discusses how it tackles them head on.
New Government requirements will see organisations that employ more than 250 people, on either a permanent or contractual basis, disclose their gender pay gaps online.
Autism and dyslexia have long been associated with creativity, but is the arts sector doing enough to support neurodivergent artists? Susan Jones highlights some concerns and opportunities.
Applied theatre and social inclusion: Acting Now’s Artistic Director Marina Pallares-Elias takes us through a week in her working life.
Joe Hallgarten proposes a new solution to the uncomfortable fact that attendance at taxpayer-subsidised arts events remains stubbornly skewed by social class.