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Professional guidance publications

Featuring publications which can help support the arts professional in their work.
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Equalities Planning
Guidance to assist organisations develop their Equality Plans.
Quality Framework - guidelines for arts organisations
The Quality Framework - Guidelines for Arts Organisations provides information on key areas where quality is of paramount importance: • the artistic leadership and vision that creates high quality programmes of work • public engagement • accountability – governance, finance, management and compliance.
A Short Guide to Constitutions
A guide to the benefits of a clear and positive written constitution and the type of constitution required depending on the type of organisation.
Acknowledgement of funding guidelines (PDF)
These guidelines detail the correct use of the relevant credit logos when acknowledging support received by Scottish Arts Council funded projects and projects funded by the National Lottery through the Scottish Arts Council.
National Lottery Capital Programme - Guidelines for Preparing a Business Plan
These guidelines have been compiled to assist you prepare your organisation's business plan.
Guidance Note - In-Kind Contributions
Guidance note on contribution to partnership funding provided by in-kind support and/or voluntary labour.
Business and Professional Contacts for Artists
This information sheet provides a range of business, legal, professional advice and information contacts for artists.
Care, Diligence & Skill
The 6th edition of Care, Diligence and Skill: a corporate governance handbook for arts organisations is an indispensible guide covering everything board members need to know about their role and responsibilities - from legal duties to the operation of boards. Copies cost £5 and are available through most bookshops or via the TSO online shop (p&p extra) where there is special discount for bulk orders. www.tsoshop.co.uk
How to approach venues
Suggested good practice for dance artists and companies when approaching venues for performance dates.
Creating Safety
The guidelines for child protection in the arts were written in Partnership with Children in Scotland and Scottish Arts Council. The guidelines encourage good practice in a safe and supportive environment and highlights positive actions to help protect young people participating in the arts. Republished
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