Fri 30 September 2016
Legal Requirements
Insurance
Disclosures
Child Protection Policy
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Legal Requirements

NAWE aims to safeguard the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults participating in the arts and is committed to implementing good practice which protects children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm.

Read our full Child Protection Policy.

Insurance

If you are working in a school or similar location to give a reading or workshop, you need to have public liability insurance. It is becoming increasingly prevalent that local authorities, trusts, charities, councils and schools require confirmation of you having your own insurance before they will let you on their premises or give you work.

NAWE is pleased to be offering free Public Liability Insurance Cover for those who subscribe at the Professional Membership rate of £65. Read more

Disclosures

Writers undertaking work in education are generally required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service when entering into a contract with a particular school or other institution. NAWE can arrange the processing of Enhanced Disclosure applications for Professional Members based in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Scotland has its own system managed by Disclosure Scotland) the fee for this is £58. Read more