Academic and government research into equality, diversity and inclusion, 2015 onwards
The Creative Majority report is commissioned by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Creative Diversity. It looks to improve equity, diversity and inclusion in the creative sector.
The UK’s creative economy contributes almost £13 million to the UK economy every hour.
Straight, able-bodied, white men living in London are only 3.5% of the UK population, yet dominate senior roles in the creative sector.
The report from Welsh Arts Anti Racist Union cross references Arts Council Wales’ (ACW) and National Museum of Wales’ EDI reporting and aims with the experiences of artists, art workers and audiences.
The report finds that there are issues of tokenism at the root of ACW’s EDI practices that not only hold back from making real, equitable change, but also strip away at the confidence and career development of arts workers.
Report from Donne - Women in Music that looks at gender and ethnic diversity across 100 orchestras in 27 countries.
Key results: Only 5% of compositions scheduled by the 100 orchestras in their 2020-2021 season were composed by women, and only 1.11% of these were by Black and Asian women.
2020 Report by Bectu calling broadcasters, industry stakeholders and unions to form an independent reporting body to tackle racism in the broadcasting industry.
https://library.prospect.org.uk/download/2020/01401 (PDF, 17.1 MB)
2017 Independent review by Baroness McGregor-Smith considering the issues affecting black and minority ethnic (BME) groups in the workplace
2019 report that presents the results of the diversity and gender equality literature review, undertaken during November 2018 by Tola Dabiri Consulting for the Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland) (ARA).
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