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Community Pubs – A better form of business

This publication provides quantitative and qualitative information about the size, characteristics and performance of the community pub sector in the UK. This is the fourth of such reports, building on from what we now know about the sector as it becomes ever more established.   The report now serves as a start-up guide for new groups, a benchmarking tool for existing community pubs, and is used by funders and support organisations (including Plunkett Foundation) to futureproof services and investment decisions concerning community pubs.   The data collection, analysis and written report was undertaken by staff and advisers to the Plunkett Foundation. This...


Date Published: 15th October 2019
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Arts and Culture in Health and Wellbeing and in the Criminal Justice System: A Summary of Evidence

Arts Council England has undertaken an assessment of the current evidence base around the place of arts and culture in health and wellbeing and in the criminal justice system. The key themes this review explores are:
  • can arts and culture make a contribution to reducing (re)offending?
  • the impact of art and culture on health and wellbeing throughout life
  • the role of art and culture in physical, psychological and social health
This report provides a summary of the evidence, and highlights key themes within the evidence base to inform Arts Council England's future strategic priorities.


Date Published: 23rd November 2018
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Changing cultures: Transforming leadership in the arts, museums and libraries

Arts Council England commissioned King's College London and Sue Hoyle to conduct research on how leadership is being developed in the arts, museums and libraries in England. The research aims to help us understand how leadership values and behaviours relate to organisational outcomes, and to determine how interventions work to develop executive leadership skills.   The evidence underpinning the findings in this report was drawn from four sources: a rapid evidence assessment, an online survey, interviews and focus groups.   This report, together with the research into arts sector leadership, skills and workforces by Consilium, will help us to understand the state...


Date Published: 25th September 2018
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