Night Time Economy
“This announcement by the Government has led us to believe that they are intentionally aiming to collapse our sector"
"The failure of the UK Government to recognise the devastating impact of their actions on this sector is a tragedy for UK Culture"
A #DearBoris virtual protest is also underway on social media, with 145,000 signatures and more than 5,000 letters now sent in support of the campaign
“No tangible scientific evidence to merit a full closure of hospitality and entertainment sectors”, says Greater Manchester night-time economy adviser Sacha Lord
The fund will be tailored to each venue's "unique needs"
A new report coordinated by the Night-Time Industries Association suggests that face masks, social distancing patrols and temperature checks could allow clubs to reopen safely
The #WeMakeEvents march coincides with a country-wide ‘Red Alert’ day where venues will light up in unison
Indoor “test events” are also set to take place to help plan reopening of venues
"Late night venues in towns and cities across the country are facing catastrophe"
A new government document also outlines that clubs will be eligible for business rates relief