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Advice

Links to advice relating to Covid-19 from various orgs.

UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The UK Government has published guidance for employers and employees  on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.    We are pleased to report that Scottish Government and Creative Scotland have confirmed that arts organisations ARE ABLE to apply for this funding, which is available to support full and part time staff, staff on agency contracts and staff on flexible or zero-hours contracts. The […]

Employment Law

Law At Work (LAW) offer a number of free resources and advice packages to Employers who would like to receive some help in navigating employment law during the Covid-19 pandemic.  LAW are also offering 3-month or 12-month contracts for support on employment law and health & safety.  These contracts enable employers to receive bespoke advice on their specific […]

Working from Home

Andonella Thomson, a coach, trainer, motivator and mentor at Kingscavil Consulting, who is also going to run the next FST Mentoring Programme, put together a great list of tips and suggestions that will make working from home easier:  There are loads of emails coming in about what companies are doing to be extra vigilant. Are you […]

Safeguarding Policies for Youth Theatre

This safeguarding resource has been created by Company Three, which exists to provide teenagers with connection, support and a space to express themselves. All their work is developed through long-term collaboration with our 75 members aged 11-19. Additionally, there are links to other resources created by youth theatres across the country. The safeguarding resource includes:  […]

Digital Rights Toolkit

The Space in London has put together a Digital Rights Toolkit, which includes: An introduction to what we mean by ‘digital rights’ A lexicon of the terminology around digital rights that has been developed by rights expert Ben Green in consultation with union representatives Tips on what to think about when approaching digital rights contracts […]