The Arts Council in partnership with The Clear Company have produced a Recruitment and Workforce Development toolkit which may be of interest or use to your library.  The toolkit aims to foster inclusive workplaces and support you in recruiting and retaining diverse talent.  Please use the link below to access the toolkit: 

The toolkit includes best practice downloadable resources, templates and guidance, such as: advertising a job and job descriptions, reasonable adjustments and Access to Work, managing employee and workplace stress, conducting board skills audits and more.

It also focuses on four  key areas

  • Boards and Leadership
  • Recruitment – Attracting
  • Recruitment – Selecting
  • Retention – Workplace Practice

If you have any resources, toolkits, policies, training opportunities of relevance to CMLs, please email us @

Thank you.