It’s been a year of developments for the performing arts sector, particularly highlighting the importance of reputation management, protecting your creative work and equality and diversity we therefore joined forces with the Federation of Scottish Theatre for our inaugural conference in August.
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Our experts; all of whom have a personal interest in the arts and theatre world; highlighted the importance of reputation management, protecting your creative work and equality & diversity for the Arts and Theatre Sector.
Barry Nichol, led the conference and is a Partner in our Employment Team as well as a board member of Arts and Business Scotland. He talked through the latest impacts in relation to the 'Me too' movement and the practical implications for performing arts organisations.
Catriona Watt, who is an ex-professional journalist and a Partner & head of our Professional Regulation Team and talked through the importance of safeguarding your reputation and what to do if things go wrong.
Victoria Simpson, our Head of Charities and performer with the RTO (Really Terrible Orchestra) explored the key lessons learnt following the Oxfam GB reports and how to ensure that you are safeguarding your business.
Aimee Scullion, an Associate in our Corporate Team, and keen commercial dance troupe choreographer and performer looked at how to protect your Intellectual Property, including how to protect copyright and design rights.
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