Covid-19 Policy Campaign

UK Music and our members have been working closely to ensure the music industry is supported through this outbreak. We are in continuous discussions with Government Ministers and officials about the impact of coronavirus on the music industry. 

INTERVENTIONS

  • UK Music's Acting CEO Tom Kielh has written an in-depth piece for M Magazine, highlighting the gaps in Government support for the self-employed impacted by coronavirus. Read the article here
  • Following the measures outlined by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support the self-employed, Tom Kiehl welcomed the announcement but said more work needed to be done to ensure no one was left behind during this unprecedented period. You can read his initial response here.
  • Reacting to the package of measures outlined by PM Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak for businesses, Tom Kiehl called on the Prime Minister to offer more help for the self-employed hit by the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
  • Tom Kiehl called for support for self-employed following the cancellation of Glastonbury Festival. Read more here.
  • Responding to the Government's announcement on mass gatherings which sparked confusion about exactly what it would mean for concerts and gigs, Tom called for clarity. Read more here
  • Following the announcement that SXSW was to be cancelled, UK Music collected advice from partners for musician's who had been planning on attending. Read more here

LETTERS

  • UK Music Acting CEO Tom Kiehl wrote to the Culture Secretary to act swiftly to put in place a framework of support for the music industry to combat the impact of coronavirus. Read more here.
  • UK Music joined with other industry organisations to sign a letter to the Chancellor calling for a package of urgent measures to help the crisis-hit sector fight the impact of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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