Welsh Creative Industries: June Covid Update

Last week saw two important reports published, that have significance to the creative industries here in Wales.

On Wednesday the 17th, the Creative Industries Federation issued a press released based on the research of from Oxford Economics. They warned of a potential of a ‘cultural catastrophe’ as a result of the impact of Covid-19. You can read the full findings on their website here at www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/news/

Consequently, the guidance published by Welsh Government on the 19th has proved most welcome. The document, which recognises the importance of the creative sector in contributing “to a strong national brand and helps to promote Wales and its culture and talent to the world”, sets out safe working practices for work to resume. Building on the Government’s previously issues guidelines on hygiene and social distancing, it outlines a collaborative basis for a phased return. To understand the implications for your project, read the full report on the Welsh Government website.