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The first wave of festival cancellations is the canary in the coal mine as Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage says insurance is "still on the table".
Private funders are increasingly interested in supporting new business models and the cultural workforce, growing their aid in response to Covid-19.
New capital and business development programmes are in the pipeline as ACE looks to "refresh" the criteria for existing funding streams and "broaden" its National Portfolio.
If the Government is confident in getting events back by June 21, it shouldn't hesitate to extend insurance beyond its pilot programme.
The National Portfolio Organisation has pursued its plan to widen access in spite of the pandemic and says funders have been "universally supportive".
The partnership will afford more stability to both organisations as they aim to create "one of the most accessible and creative venues in the country".
Arts Council England has investigated 46 suspected cases of fraud and revoked three grants worth a total of £570,000.
Staff restructuring proposals that threaten the museum department have been condemned as a "devastatingly bad idea".
A campaign to reduce proposed funding cuts has succeeded but organisations will still lose thousands of pounds.
An investigation into the Culture Recovery Fund found £335m of awarded funds were still sitting in DCMS' coffers last month as demand for support exceeds its 'worst case scenario'.
Another £300m for the Culture Recovery Fund, a wider safety net for the self-employed, and continued VAT and business rates cuts extend financial supports beyond the anticipated reopening dates.
Local authorities in Yorkshire and the Humber are being called on to "defend and when possible increase" spending on culture as Leeds City Council announces major cuts.
Northern Irish organisations' coronavirus deficits will be eliminated by new grants as Scotland offers new support for events and freelancers.
PRS for Music’s controversial new streaming licences were inevitable, writes Phil Tucker. Those who embrace the change will also find them inconsequential.
DCMS’ new model for measuring culture’s economic value shows no understanding of how public policy has developed in recent decades, writes Anthony Sargent. Basing funding decisions on it would be "worse than bankrupt".
A Supreme Court decision has opened the door for thousands of arts and entertainment companies to claim business interruption insurance over Covid-19.
A £650m Government-backed insurance scheme could salvage £2bn worth of activity, the sector argues.
London’s cultural and commercial sectors have always had a symbiotic relationship, writes Tony Matharu. Fostering those links is now more important than ever.
A further £400m of Culture Recovery Fund grants and loans has been earmarked for extending another "helping hand" to organisations facing failure before April.
Croydon is still developing the cultural showcase despite an order against non-essential spending, a review over alleged financial mismanagement, and a £67m deficit.