Local Authority Funding Pulse survey full report
Thursday, 23 May 2024

In the lastest AP Pulse survey, we sought to find out the impact that local authority funding cuts to the arts was having on the sector. The results are now in.

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Wednesday, 12 October 2022

It's been four years since our last ArtsPay survey to gauge the realities of earnings in the sector - four years of upheaval including Brexit, Covid and the cost-of-living crisis. We hope this latest report, from our editorial partners Baker Richards, together with analysis from the Arts Professional news team, contributes to the understanding of the state of arts pay in 2022.

Monday, 23 September 2019

Tim Baker analyses the findings from the ground-breaking research conducted by ArtsProfessional in partnership with Baker Richards, which gathered the views of the sector on whether – and how – arts organisations are balancing competing objectives.

ArtsPay 2018: A summary of pay and earnings in the arts and cultural sector
Monday, 18 March 2019

The ArtsPay 2018 survey has provided the opportunity for the realities of earnings in the arts & cultural sector to be better understood. This final report and associated analysis, together with commentary by the ArtsProfessional team and others, all contribute to a much clearer picture of the state of pay in 2018.

Ethics in arts sponsorship - Pulse
Friday, 20 April 2018

Following protests of arts organisations’ decisions to accept money from controversial businesses, ArtsProfessional's latest survey reveals the sector’s perspective on ethics in fundraising. 

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Friday, 24 November 2017

Following revelations of inappropriate behaviour by high-profile individuals in the arts, an ArtsProfessional survey has revealed the experiences and views of the sector’s workforce. Frances Richens reports on the findings.

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

As budgets tighten, many local authorities feel they have little choice but to cut spending on arts and culture. But how is the sector reacting and what should be done to help mitigate the damage? Frances Richens shares the findings of ArtsProfessional’s latest Pulse survey.

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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Should more be done to increase the diversity of those engaging with the arts in the UK? And if so, what? In her final report, Frances Richens looks at the findings from ArtsProfessional’s latest Pulse survey with a focus on audiences. 

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Thursday, 06 October 2016

Should more be done to increase the diversity of the UK’s art and artists? And if so, what? In this second of three reports, Frances Richens looks at the findings from ArtsProfessional's latest Pulse survey, with a focus on diversity in artistic work.