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Cost cutting tips for arts organisations from Cause4’s Michelle Wright

"Cost reduction should not be about cutting services or staff, but about sustaining them. However, having a full-time cost-management specialist on the books is a luxury few can afford. The responsibility to improve efficiency usually falls to staff who are already overloaded with more than enough duties.

With little time and short-term goals, this often leads to superficial exercises. Adopting an approach to work with just the cheapest suppliers may seem logical, but it fails to consider a wide variety of additional factors contributing to the overall situation such as supplier loyalty, quality and convenience."

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(Source: English National Youth Arts Network enews)

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.