Lack of career progression among women in the cultural sector is the overwhelming contributor to the significant gender pay gap revealed in initial findings from the 2018 ArtsPay survey.
Justin Madders made the comments in relation to a tribunal hearing concerning the employment rights of art educators at the National Gallery, which could set a precedent for the public sector.
What would a no-deal Brexit mean for employment in the arts? Damon Culbert foresees widespread disruption and labour shortages unless immigration policies change.
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.
Joanne McShane reflects on the people who have guided her professional career, both as a dancer and as a choreographer.
A new survey finds that 43% of women with caring responsibilities would increase their working hours if “adequate” childcare was available.
Wales takes a lead as arts professionals across all the countries of the UK are urged to take part in research that will shed light on low pay and earnings in the cultural sector.
New research is responding to employer demands for the apprenticeship system to be made more attractive to the creative industries.
The rate of volunteering at clubs and organisations has not recovered to the levels last seen in 2013/14, and the percentage of people giving to charity has also fallen over the same period.
From this year, English and Welsh charities will have to provide the Charity Commission with a breakdown of staff remuneration by income band, as well as the total income and benefits of their highest paid employee.
To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.
With over 80% of staff under 30, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre’s workforce is relatively young. Craig Morrow reveals how providing training and clear progression routes have been key to its success.
To work in a museum you need the right academic qualifications and the resources to volunteer, but new initiatives in Scotland are starting to open up the sector to young people from more diverse backgrounds, says Catherine Cartmell.
Creative organisations in East London have joined forces to offer local young people the chance to develop employment skills in paid internships. Julia Hayes tells the story.
At the very heart of Jasmin Vardimon Company is a dedication to education and nurturing talent. Lauren Baldock explains who benefits and how.
With the Mayflower Theatre recently listed by the Sunday Times as one of the best organisations to work for, Robin Hancox explains the recent workforce initiatives that helped secure the listing.
Craft is the only artform to come close to accurately representing working class communities across the UK, new research finds.
The gender pay gap is smaller in the arts than other sectors, although some organisations are still trailing behind including ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’ the Southbank Centre.
A free support line for performing arts workers concerned about workplace harassment or bullying will be set up for a year, funded by UK Theatre, SOLT and the Theatre Development Trust.
Welsh Assembly members have concluded that a fundraising skills deficit is holding back attempts to reduce arts organisations’ reliance on public funding.