Resources

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  • ITC Policies

    • ITC Dignity at Work Policy
    • Creating and using policies
    • ITC Data Protection Policy (May 2018)
    • ITC Privacy Policy
    • Cookie Policy
  • Company Formation and Charity Status

    • Good Governance: Legal aspects
    • Company Directors & Conflicts of Interest
    • Legal Structures for Performing Arts Organisations
    • Duties of the Company Secretary/Administrator
    • Charities: tax and trading
    • How to set up a Company
  • Contracts and Rates of Pay

    • Basic Sample Contracts
    • Rates of Pay Guidance
    • The Handbook
    • Rates of Pay
    • Contracts Helpsheets
    • Ethical Manager Contracts
  • Copyright

    • Copyright: An Introduction
    • Data Protection: An Introduction
    • Marketing and the Law
    • Legal Aspects of Website Development
    • GDPR: Data Protection Law Changes in 2018
  • Cultural Commissioning

    • Cultural Commissioning
  • Employment Law and Managing People

    • Bullying & Harassment: Helpsheet
    • Bullying and Harassment: FEU Code of Conduct
    • Code of Conduct for Auditions
    • Dealing with the Unexpected
    • Discipline & Grievance at Work
    • Dismissals
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Driving & the Law
    • Driving Guidance Forms
    • Employed or Self-employed?
    • Environmental Issues
    • Equal Opportunities
    • Equal Opportunities Recruitment
    • Policies & Handbooks
    • Sponsoring Migrant Workers
    • Work Experience, Internships & Apprenticeships
    • Working Overseas
  • Ethical Manager

  • Ethics Guidance

  • Finance and Planning

    • VAT Issues
    • Pensions & Auto-Enrolment
    • NI Status: Important Changes for Performers and Stage Managers
    • Statutory Benefits
    • National Insurance Contributions & The Travel Rules
    • Risk & Risk Assessment
    • Theatre Tax Relief
    • Re-structuring or Closing Down
    • Managing Your Money
    • Dealing with Bad Debts
    • Insurance: An introduction
    • Funding & legal Issues
  • Fundraising Forum

    • Health and Safety

      • Accident & Injury at Work
      • Guidelines for the use of Rakes in Theatrical Productions
      • Noise Regulations
      • Working on Tallescopes
      • Accident and Incident Reporting - Example form
      • Fog and Smoke Effects on Stage
      • Template Safety Noticeboards
      • Booster Seats
      • Use of potentially combustible powders/dusts at events
    • Pensions

      • Pension Auto-Enrolment
    • Well-Being

    • Working with Young People

      • Child Performers
      • DBS Policies
      • Child Protection & Performing Arts Organisations
      • Sample Child Protection Policy
      • Code of Conduct for Performers Working in Schools
      • DBS: How to apply for DBS Checks through ITC
      • DBS Identification Checking
      • Standard Child Performance and Activities Licence Application Form
    • ITC's Annual Reports