Many arts organisations need to think differently about their intellectual property to generate much-needed revenue. Luke McDonagh demystifies copyright, trademarks and other common barriers to exploiting IP.
Having worked in the arts all over the world, Matina Magkou has observed some common challenges – and ways of overcoming them.
GDPR obligations go beyond direct marketing, so when it comes to managing commercial risk, what might you have missed, asks Debbie Richards.
Asking your customers to ‘re-consent’ to contact from you could threaten your relationship, but Michael Nabarro suggests an alternative approach to GDPR compliance based on ‘Legitimate Interests’.
Charities in England and Wales join Scotland in being able to convert directly to a charitable incorporated organisation. Mahmood Reza explains the different charity structures and the new process.
Complying with the new data protection regulation may seem like an impossible task, but it’s one we all have to get to grips with. Leo Sharrock shares some practical steps to take now.
Some arts charities are unsurprisingly nervous about the new General Data Protection Regulation that comes into effect next year. Pamela Johnson offers trustees guidance on how to comply.
New data protection regulations come into force next May, and while some may see this as a burden, Live Music Now is seizing the opportunity to renew contact with its supporters. Evan Dawson and Emily Roberts explain how they are ensuring compliance.
Some freelancers and contractors working in the public sector may be taxed at source via PAYE following changes in legislation. Mahmood Reza explains what has changed and the implications.
After updating its approach to data collection and sharing, Sadler’s Wells noticed a surge in email sign-ups for its visiting companies. Sebastian Cheswright Cater and Matt Kirby tell the story.
What rights do artists have when their work is exhibited without their permission? Eleni Polycarpou considers the controversy surrounding the Anselm Kiefer exhibition in China.
UK-based artworks loaned overseas to museums or galleries are more at risk from seizure in Italy than they would be in other European countries. Giulia Cipollini calls for the situation to change.
Do you know your rights? Abby Yolda answers some common questions about the copyright of artistic works and what to do if your work is used without your permission.
Is converting a charity to a charitable incorporated organisation worth the hassle? Mahmood Reza looks at the pros and cons, and explains the process.
Orchestra Tax Relief is imminent. Sean Egan explains how it will work and urges those eligible to start planning now.
Do you regularly find your head pickled by the financial rules and regulations pertaining to fundraising? Accountant Pete O’Hara is on hand to steer you safely around the pitfalls.
Many arts organisations will face increased payroll costs of up to 3% as pensions legislation starts to affect smaller employers.
Russell King describes how, through the Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts scheme, he has helped Peckham Platform establish itself as an independent charity and transformed himself from a visual arts philistine.
Sean Egan outlines what you need to know about becoming a charitable incorporated organisation.
Sean Egan believes that the new Localism Act gives local authorities the opportunity to enter into a more commercial relationship with arts organisations.