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Music Sector Code of Practice

The MU and ISM’s joint code of practice has been created to tackle and prevent bullying, harassment and discrimination in the music sector.

As joint representatives of the interests of the UK’s professional musicians, the ISM and the MU have created a code of practice for the music sector.

The code sets out a set of principles to aid employers in meeting their legal requirements, and presents a shared vision for promoting and maintaining a positive working culture.

This move follows the ISM’s Dignity at Work report, which recorded that 86 percent of respondents felt the need for a sector-wide code to address behavioural issues.

To sign up to support the code, please get in touch with MU Equalities.

Current supporters

UK Music
PRS for Music
Association of British Orchestras
UK Theatre
PRS Foundation
We're Here to Help Musicians
Music Mark
Making Music
Music Industries Association
Inspiring Choral Leadership
University of Huddersfield
Bangor University
Stainer & Bell
Black Dress Code
Dalcroze UK
Victoria College Exams
The Musicians' Company
FAC Featured Artists Coalition
Liverpool Music School
Sinfonia Viva
English Symphony Orchestra
Bath Philharmonia
Creative Republic of Cardiff
The Moon
British Suzuki
Cardiff and Vale Music Service
English Folk Dance and Song Society
Impulse Music Consultants
Len Rhodes Music
Liverpool Philharmonic
Morningside School of Music
National Schools Symphony Orchestra
Park Lane Group
Sound Connections
The Unsigned Guide
Music Managers Forum
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Related downloads

MU ISM Industry Code of Practice 2018 (PDF 648.42 bytes file opens in new window)