Issue 236: Disabled artists and arts professionals

  • Disabled artists and arts professionals

    03 May 2011

    Redundancy is never easy, but Sarah Robson has some advice on how the process can be managed through sensitive handling of the redundant employees and those remaining

    Some arts organisations are facing difficult decisions on staffing. Sadly there may be the need for redundancies, whether voluntary or compulsory, as arts organisations try to find a way to accommodate cuts in funding and other income. Redundancy is one of the most traumatic events an employee may experience and the announcement of redundancies invariably has an adverse impact on morale and motivation. Redundancy is never a circumstance that anyone wants to manage, although the negative... more

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