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  • Inclusion and extension of business rate reliefs until 2022
  • Inclusion on any future job retention schemes
  • Repurposing of D.I.T’s international exhibitor funding scheme to be extended to domestic events
  • Inclusion on any government grants specific to the sector
  • Government backed insurance schemes specific to our sector

Ask a Minister a Question About Coronavirus

The Government is inviting people to ask questions about Coronavirus. What makes it a particularly interesting opportunity is that the government will not be involved in choosing questions – this will be done by an independent polling organisation  -   and the minister answering the questions will not see the questions in advance.  

all secure All Secure Standard 

ESSA and its stakeholders, is to provide a framework of support and assessments to ensure a safe return to live events. All work has been approved by UK government. The guidance sets out to achieve common standards of health, safety and operational planning, management and on-site conduct for the events industry.

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project confidence logo Project Confidence 

If you’d like to get involved in Project Confidence which has been developed to inform and engage stakeholders on our work to facilitate the safe resurgence of events, you can find out more about the campaign here.

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