Mental health in the workplace

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02 Feb 2015

As mental illness contributes significantly to the number of lost working days, Eleanor Deem advises employers to take a proactive approach when dealing with mental health issues.

Maternity matters

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01 Dec 2014

Some small arts organisations do not deal with maternity leave as professionally and competently as they should, says Sally Lai.

Young people, good practice and the law

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24 Nov 2014

Eleanor Deem gives some guidance on managing young people in both volunteer and paid roles.

Creative resources

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20 Oct 2014

The UK’s creative industries are growing massively, but does the sector have the right skills in place for this to continue indefinitely, asks Monica Karpinski.

How flexible are you?

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27 Jun 2014

Changes in legislation on flexible working are coming into force. Eleanor Deem explains how employers can best deal with employees’ requests.

Investment in internships

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03 Mar 2014

Eastleigh Borough Council's Culture Unit is proud of the interns it has employed. Cheryl Butler describes the programme she has set up.

Accepting an imperfect candidate

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19 Feb 2014

Eleanor Deem recommends a flexible approach when no single candidate appears to be the perfect fit for a job vacancy.

A foot in the door

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02 Dec 2013

Zoë Briggs discusses different ways that the theatre industry is training and supporting young people at the start of their career.

Plan your auto enrolment

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21 Oct 2013

The Pensions Regulator recognises that the arts and entertainment industry faces particular challenges with pensions auto-enrolment but urges the industry to act now.

Flexible and fair

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16 Sep 2013

Many see zero hours contracts as exploiting workers, but Eleanor Deem points out that the flexibility they offer can prove invaluable in certain circumstances.

Everyday values

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11 Apr 2013

Janice Haddon believes that establishing core values gives an organisation clarity and a foundation for healthy relationships.

Reducing redundancies

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04 Feb 2013

Eleanor Deem says that the need to make financial cuts is a valid reason for redundancy, but employers may find they can reduce the number they make or avoid them altogether.


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