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Sign up for Creative Access’ weekly employability Wednesday Workshops

Sign up for Creative Access’ weekly employability Wednesday Workshops

Join the Creative Access team for a series of short interactive webinars to support you on your creative journey… These virtual Wednesday Workshops will each last no longer than an hour and aim to guide you through employment in the current landscape. You’ll get the opportunity to ask questions in advance and during the session. […]

How to create an inclusive workplace

How to create an inclusive workplace

It is evident that young people from under-represented communities are disproportionately impacted by recent events; more likely to be furloughed, have work canceled or postponed; more likely to be affected by the COVID virus itself and more likely to be impacted by the longstanding structural inequality within the creative industries. Now more than ever there […]

More than Words: Creative Access calls for greater action & accountability from creative industry leaders

More than Words: Creative Access calls for greater action & accountability from creative industry leaders

More than Words. Creative Access calls for greater action and accountability for diversity and inclusion from creative industry leaders Following results of a survey of over 250 people in the Creative Access community, Creative Access has launched #MoreThanWords; a call to action for businesses to make a whole-hearted commitment to bringing in and uplifting under-represented […]

How to be a good ally

How to be a good ally

Isabella Silvers, Associate Editor at Hearst Magazines UK, and former Creative Access intern, shares her nine tips for being a good ally. In these traumatic times, many non-Black people are asking what can be done to support fight systemic racism so we are grateful to Isabella for sharing her thoughts: DO NOT share videos of black […]

Improving understanding of racial justice – educational resources

Improving understanding of racial justice – educational resources

Creative Access joins those across the globe in speaking out in solidarity and to condemn the brutal murder of George Floyd and the many others who have died tragically because of State aggression. We’ve collated a list of resources for those for those wanting to improve their understanding of racial justice. It includes a collection […]

Valuing disability in the publishing industry

Valuing disability in the publishing industry

This post is written by three people with disabilities who work in academic publishing – Simon Holt (Senior Acquisitions Editor, Elsevier) is visually impaired, Katy Alexander (Global Director for Marketing and Communications, Digital Science) has dyslexia, and Becky Degler (Digital Product Manager, Wiley) has chronic migraine. Diversity is finally at the forefront of the agenda […]

Freelance television’s diversity problem

Freelance television’s diversity problem

We caught up with former Creative Access intern Dean Webster, who spoke about the need for greater accountability when it comes diversity in the freelance television workforce… I started my career in television seven years ago as a Creative Access & PACT Diversity intern, where I was given a fully paid placement at Shine and […]