• Has Covid made the inequalities in cultural sector recruitment worse?

    While organisations have been fighting for their survival, the hard work they’ve done towards fair access and recruitment may have fallen by the wayside. Unfortunately, this is the very time when young people aspiring to join the sector need it the most.

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  • What we learn about inclusive practice goes beyond our sector

    Fair access to careers in the cultural sector is something we have been working tirelessly to champion. Our sector is still rife with unpaid internships and recruitment strategies that require higher-education qualifications for entry-level work - and we're not the only one.

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  • When we build back our sector – will it be progress or regress?

    With uncertainly and job losses cutting through the cultural sector, just getting to the next quarter seems a challenge. But we also need to look to the future and consider how we will build back our industries – not just better, but fairer and more inclusive than ever before.

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  • Think piece: We can’t rebuild if we’re not valued

    The creative sector is serious business. Before the Covid-19 crisis, its value to the UK was more than £111bn a year, the second largest contributor to the economy, and it was the country’s fastest growing sector – to say nothing of the years of dedication and training required by practitioners to excel in careers of choice.

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