The network for trade,
training and development
The COVID-19 Pulse Check Report:
The Impact of COVID-19 on the UK Publishing
Industry published on 24 July 2020, provides a snapshot of
the current state of the industry.
£1.57 billion support package for cultural and
These new funds announced by the UK Government
include an extra £97 million for Scotland. (5 July 2020)
Lifeline support for performing arts
A targeted £10 million fund to support Scotland's performing arts
venues has been announced. It will be run by Creative Scotland, who
will publish full details shortly. (3 July 2020)
Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs
PUBLISHING SCOTLAND'S SUBMISSION to the
Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee of the
Scottish Parliament in response to its call for views on the impact
of Covid-19 on Scotland's culture and tourism sectors. (June
Authors. Authors Emergency Fund to help support
authors impacted financially by the growing health crisis.
See also Society of Authors response.
BBC Culture in Quarantine Programme
announced (25 March)
Booksellers. Booksellers Association advice and resources for
Bookshops. Find out what your local bookshop is
doing to serve their communities on our Bookshop Information page on
Trade Charity (BTBS) Support includes a free helpline providing practical and emotional
support to employees whose employer has registered.
Covid-19 update - consequences for
Creative Europe programme and related activities.
Independent Publishers Guild. Covid-19: how IPG members are responding
Publishers Association. Resources - Coronavirus.