The first Arts Organisation of 2021 signs up to the Good Practice Charter for Artists

Updated: Mar 17, 2021

AUE are delighted Monkfish Productions have successfully applied and signed up to the Good Practice Charter for Artists.

Based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Monkfish Productions describes itself “as a small artists charity with a big passion for making work with artists”.

Speaking at the launch of the GPC, Artistic Director Claire Murphy-Morgan remarked “I can see the value of the GPC and see it as an exciting opportunity to align Monkfish Productions core principles and values with the charter on how to work with artists; for example good pay, practice and working conditions.”  Marking #Heart Unions Week, Claire Murphy-Morgan talks about why the organisation signed up to the GPC HERE.

AUE launched the Good Practice Charter (GPC) for Artists 29 October 2020.

Read the full transcription of the launch here or for a quick read here.

Arts and cultural organisations are invited to register an interest, apply for the GPC and meet or work towards  the six principles of the charter.

The principles include Valuing and Rewarding Artists, Health & Safety, Diversity and Equality, Work with Trade Unions,

Social Responsibility and Mental Health in the Workplace.

Organisations must demonstrate their commitment to working towards or meeting the 6 principles of the charter in the application form.

An AUE members working group meet regularly to assess applications and will publicise successful applicants HERE




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