Brexit speech prompts fears for mobility of creative workers

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19 Jan 2017

Negotiations with the EU will need to consider the status of freelance workers as well as employed staff, the Creative Industries Federation has warned. 

Quality partnerships

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19 Jan 2017

Cultural organisations can still bid for Creative Europe funding – now and possibly after the UK has left the EU. Christoph Jankowski explains why you should consider it.

Government commits to European Capital of Culture 2023

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16 Dec 2016

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has dispelled fears she was planning on pulling Britain out of the competition because of Brexit. 

Business models for everyone

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14 Dec 2016

Why are there so many common misconceptions surrounding business models? José Rodríguez explains their real purpose and value in the arts.

UK must stay in Creative Europe, arts leaders say

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28 Oct 2016

Two reports summarising the cultural sector’s views on Brexit identify funding, free movement for workers and access to the single market as key issues. 

Deadline approaching for DCMS Brexit inquiry

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21 Oct 2016

A parliamentary committee is assessing whether the UK will be able to attract and maintain talent in the creative industries post-Brexit.

Three UK-led arts projects to support refugee integration

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21 Oct 2016

Creative Europe funding will be used by arts organisations across Europe to challenge stereotypes and help refugees “socialise and express themselves”.

Better business models

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06 Oct 2016

Research into business model development in the arts often neglects smaller organisations, but a new project is changing that. Stephanie Dieckvoss introduces the Creative Lenses project.

Artists as entrepreneurs

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15 Sep 2016

Can we teach artists to be entrepreneurial? Laurent Noël reports on a programme in France that mixes business plans, sales skills and corporate relations with creative ideas to help artists become successful ‘artrepreneurs’.

EU funding uncertainty puts arts projects on hold

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19 Aug 2016

Treasury assurances are doing little to ease concerns, as grants are blocked and funding rounds postponed following the Brexit vote. 

European Capital of Culture bids progress despite Brexit uncertainty

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01 Jul 2016

Competing UK cities will continue with their bids, despite a lack of reassurance from organisers Creative Europe that the UK will remain a host country in 2023.

Referendum as research

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27 Jun 2016

A yes/no referendum on museum free entry would be a terrible idea, so why did the Government think it was an acceptable way of deciding whether we stay in or leave the EU, asks Liz Hill

Industry bodies pledge to support UK arts through Brexit

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24 Jun 2016

Concerns have been raised about international artistic exchange and the export of cultural products, following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. 

Creative industry leaders to vote remain

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20 May 2016

The popular press has dismissed anti-Brexit arts figures as ‘luvvies’ after a survey revealed the vast majority of workers in the creative sector will vote for Britain to remain in the EU.

Reading for Europe

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28 Apr 2016

It is not trade that binds Europe together, it’s culture, argues Eric Lane. He explains how a reading campaign is engaging with the EU referendum debate.

Culture Secretary and Arts Minister split on EU vote

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22 Feb 2016

Whittingdale and Vaizey will back opposing campaign teams in the run-up to the forthcoming EU membership referendum.

Audiences Europe Network to rethink its future

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18 Feb 2016

After a failed bid to the Creative Europe programme and the end of a previous strand of European funding, network organisers are considering scaling back activities.

Stronger in Europe

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28 Jan 2016

Arts in the UK are stronger and better off thanks to EU membership. As the referendum approaches, Lucy Thomas calls for the sector to speak up. 

Nothing to fear from leaving

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28 Jan 2016

The UK’s arts and cultural sector has borne the burden of EU law for long enough – we have nothing to fear from leaving the EU, says Harriet Bridgeman.

The European perspective

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28 Jan 2016

The decision of UK citizens – to stay or leave the EU – will affect the cultural life of future generations all across the continent. So how do European citizens hope they will vote? Katherine Heid shares her perspective.

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