Creative Industries Federation issues election manifesto for arts

Houses of Parliament
25 Apr 2017

Calls for the creative industries to remain a priority during Brexit negotiations, and for new policies to provide economic security and address the “skills time bomb” in the sector, are among the proposals.

Should I stay or should I go?

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02 Feb 2017

Following the Brexit vote, are young European actors who have chosen to work in the UK likely to stay? Mark C. Hewitt sounded out a few of them.

‘Brexit may force progress on arts education’, MPs told

Westminster
01 Feb 2017

Leaving the European Union presents opportunities to make education policy and the visa system more responsive to the needs of the creative industries, a select committee has heard.

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. 

Creative Scotland warns Brexit may limit RFO funding

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22 Jul 2016

Deputy Chief Executive Iain Munro has said that new arts funding models will have to be considered in these unprecedented times.

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.

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.

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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