Tysers, together with UK trade bodies including AIF, BPI and LIVE, have made an urgent call for a Government-backed Covid insurance scheme to save this…
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COVID-19 continues to have a catastrophic worldwide impact on the Music and Live Events industry. Music festivals, concert tours, conferences, events, and award shows are still being cancelled as restrictions on public gatherings remain in place and lockdowns are enforced.
The media has been warning that more than £900million will be wiped from the UK’s music economy alone. However, as the global pandemic continues to be endured, so worldwide, the industries financial exposure will run into the billions.
Promoters, festival and event organisers, agents, venues, and production services have incurred devastating losses.
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Tysers’ Entertainment and Sport Team is spearheading the call for a government-backed insurance scheme to support the live entertainment industry decimated by Covid.
Tim Thornhill, Director of Tysers Entertainment and Sport Team, explains: “The summer of 2020 was clearly, very different to that of 2019 but with the new government announcement on the 22nd February and the rollout of the vaccine and with public health a priority, we need a return to live events. However, the insurance industry cannot sustain a repeat of the losses of 2020 caused by the Pandemic and must be supported by government-backed Covid event cancellation insurance for a worst-case scenario.”