Just months after Liverpool Everyman was forced to drop out of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio, more core funded organisations are reported as facing major risks.
Digital skills are spread thin in cultural organisations, with only one in six of those in the most senior strategic roles identifying web or digital activity as forming a part of their work.
A new statement from the Creative Europe Desk UK says previous promises of full access to the programme until December 2020 are “unlikely” to be possible if the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal.
The Association of Colleges warns that the skills gap will continue to widen and UK prosperity will be at further risk without an extra £1000 per student.
A new guide to evaluating arts and cultural learning explains the importance of sharing evidence to help organisations improve their work.
A three-year project delivered by five universities in the North East helped hundreds of creative businesses test new ways of working.
A proposed extension to the Freedom of Information Act would see leisure trusts, which increasingly run arts services, returned to “direct public scrutiny”.
The proportion of ‘unknown’ data on ethnicity at large organisations has rocketed up, raising serious questions about the quality of data.
Detailed information on the demographics of the creative workforce has been released for the first time in seven years.
Ministers have been warned that plans for a new Governmental culture champion have been met with ‘mixed’ reaction from the sector.
The increase has been attributed to a 2m growth in tourist visits in one year.
Annually Funded Organisations are suffering “damage to long-term sustainability”, having slashed marketing budgets in the face of core funding cuts of almost 40% over three years.