In the lead-up to the UK Creative Festival in Margate, September 2022, LBB and UK Creative Festival will be sharing some of the most inspiring panel discussions from the past year.
As people return to the office and others continue to work from home, the price of creative work is a dividing issue. Having heard from influential British voices in September 2021, UKCF wants to share the insight and inspiration of its esteemed panellists for all to access.
In the fourth instalment of UKCF’s published talks, Natasha Patel (LBB) is joined by Edwina Wickham, associate director of Major Players, and Isabel Farchy, chief executive officer of Creative Mentor Network.
The panellists share their thoughts on investing in new employees, expand on educating the youth about potential careers in the creative industry, and reveal how much less minorities are paid than their white counterparts. In addition, they discuss how employers should limit exploitation, why training is essential at the early stages of a job, and the importance of hiring teams focusing on creative potential rather than experience.
Watch now to find out why Edwina Wickham believes unpaid placements are a big “no-no” and how Isabel Farchy navigates salary negotiations…