Thursday, 23 June 2022
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Less than a quarter of the government's ringfenced insurance funding has been paid out, with music festivals finding the scheme not fit for purpose.
The government’s live events reinsurance scheme has had little uptake from music festivals, according to industry leaders. The scheme was first announced last August, following months of lobbying from the live events sector for insurance to cover cancellations caused by Covid. Concerns were raised over its limitations, as it did not underwrite cancellations caused by capacity limits or the non-... read more