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New access to data for the creative and cultural sector
Creative and Cultural Skills has launched Data Generator, an interactive service that provides access to up-to-date data about the creative and cultural sector

November 2010 

                                                                                               

New access to data for the creative and cultural sector


Creative & Cultural Skills has launched Data Generator, an interactive service that provides access to up-to-date data about the creative and cultural industries. Designed to help individuals and businesses access the latest economic and demographic research and analysis, the online tool can help with advocacy, strategic decisions, future planning, funding applications and presentations.


Data Generator hosts a fully-searchable database of published data and bespoke reports. It allows the user to generate their own reports from a range of economic and demographic data, enabling tailored data searches. The reports can be downloaded and added into Word documents with ease.

Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
says: “In creating Data Generator Creative & Cultural Skills have produced a useful tool for both Government and employers. This is another example of the valuable work that the Sector Skills Councils do in gathering and communicating labour market intelligence”.

Caroline Felton, Chief Executive, Creative & Cultural Skills adds: “Employers have told us time and again that they require easy access to industry data relevant to them, and this is what we have delivered in the form of Data Generator. The launch could not have come at a more appropriate time. This week’s Spending Review announcement will instigate a new era of tough measures and Data Generator will enable employers to make difficult decisions with the best industry intelligence available to them".

Data Generator has been funded by the Cultural Leadership Programme (CLP), as part of ongoing work to broaden resources available to cultural leaders, through the Creative Choices  site. Nicola Turner, Assistant Director, CLP says: ‘The Cultural Leadership Programme is delighted to have supported the development of Data Generator.  This new and important tool will provide cultural leaders with unique and easy access to a whole range of reliable data to inform their decision making and communication within and beyond the sector.”


Data Generator can be accessed through Creative Choices, our online platform for careers advice and guidance throughout your career at www.creative-choices.co.uk. It can also be accessed directly www.data-generator.co.uk

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