Job Ladder - Matt Griffiths

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21 Jun 2018

Matt Griffiths reveals how his career progressed from freelance percussionist to Chief Executive of Youth Music.

New network to support governance best practice

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16 Nov 2018

Arts Council England says that if necessary, it will step in and insist on a change of leadership at its funded clients.

Tackling the power imbalance

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01 Nov 2018

Independent artists and producers are vulnerable to exploitation in a two-tier system characterised by precarious employment among the majority of cultural workers says Martin Cox, who challenges the status quo.

Sharpening your sense of purpose

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25 Oct 2018

Tamara McNeill and Thanasis Spyriadis introduce the 'Theory of Change' approach, and Paul Steele explains how he used it to better understand how his organisation works.

‘Increasingly high’ risk of burnout among arts leaders

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05 Oct 2018

A report calls for flatter and more diverse leadership in arts organisations, and encourages the nurturing of individual leadership at all levels.

ACE Directors paid £1m last year

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28 Sep 2018

Role changes, salary increases and associated benefits led to members of Arts Council England’s senior team seeing their remuneration packages grow by up to £24k each last year.

Job Ladder – Trish Wadley

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27 Sep 2018

Trish Wadley reveals the trajectory of her globe-trotting career.

Gavaghan completes leadership team at Clean Break

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22 Jul 2018

Incoming Executive Director Erin Gavaghan believes the sector still has work to do on changing traditional working structures to make them more appealing to women.

New direction for Creative Industries Federation

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20 Jul 2018

The former CIF policy priority of campaigning against a compulsory EBacc in schools has been shelved in favour of an “early emphasis on creative careers”. 

Supporting leadership through reflective journaling

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19 Jul 2018

Leaders in the arts sector need to focus more on self-awareness and reflection, which is why the Boosting Resilience programme has developed a course on reflective journaling. Clive Holtham and Catherine Rogers report.

New Executive Director for Tobacco Factory Theatres

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06 Jul 2018

Mary Caws, who has held similar roles at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Watford Palace Theatre, will take up post next month.

My Gurus - Leah Black

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31 May 2018

WHALE Arts’ Leah Black explains how her career has been shaped by artists with a strong business understanding and her precious Clore notebook.

Why I’m not celebrating

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17 May 2018

You may think Debbie Geraghty should be celebrating the current diversity debate, so why isn’t she?

Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp becomes Director of Africa Centre

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11 May 2018

The former Chief Executive of The Place joins as the organisation embarks on a major capital project and seeks to redefine itself as the international centre for contemporary African culture, business and innovation.

Men still dominate major arts organisations, data reveals

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04 May 2018

The rise of women chief executives has been concentrated in the smallest of arts organisations, an examination of England’s National Portfolio Organisations has shown.

Championing women for life

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03 May 2018

A hundred years after (some) women got the vote, they are still under-represented in creative and management positions in the arts. Theatre company Spare Tyre champions women, and Lynette Shanbury calls on everyone to do the same.

Job Ladder - Roxana Silbert

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26 Apr 2018

Roxana Silbert charts her career from drama school to Artistic Director of Birmingham Rep.

Dancey to lead Creative and Cultural Skills

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20 Apr 2018

Currently Global Director for Cultural Skills at the British Council, Simon Dancey will take up the new role in July.

Helen Legg becomes new Director of Tate Liverpool

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23 Mar 2018

Tate Director Maria Balshaw said she was confident Legg would lead the organisation “into a new era”.

‘World’s largest portfolio of online arts training’ set for release

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09 Mar 2018

The free courses will be available on two learning platforms and will offer content on themes including ethical fundraising, change management and organisational resilience.

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