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2021

OCTOBER 2021


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


SEPTEMBER 2021

Covid-19: Vaccine passports to start in England this month

Read more on BBC News


COVID-19: Vaccine passports will be introduced at big venues to avoid winter closures, minister says

Read more on Sky News


Nightclubs fear student boom may be over before it begins

Read more on The Telegraph


Will I need a covid passport to go clubbing?

Read more on The Independent


Government scraps plans to introduce vaccine passports for crowded events

Read more on the Belfast Telegraph


Covid vaccine passports scrapped for winter by Boris Johnson

Read more on The Times


UK scraps covid vaccine passports for music venues

Read more on Headliner


Amid cries of tyranny, England cancels plans to require vaccine passports

Read more on NY Times


Covid passports: How do I get one and when will I need it?

Read more on BBC News


Covid-19: UK may require vaccine passports for big venues this month

Read more on The Business Standard


Where will I need a Covid-19 vaccination passport in England?

Read more on Wales Online


Government scraps plans to introduce vaccine passports for crowded events

Read more on Evening Standard


Skiddle & NTIA Launch £50K of Bursaries to Bolster Events Industry

Read more on I news


SKIDDLE AND NTIA TO GRANT £50,000 OF BURSARIES TO EVENTS INDUSTRY

Read more on Access All Areas


NTIA and Skiddle announce nightlife bursaries

Read more on Mr. Afterparty 


AUGUST 2021

Scotland’s night time industry welcomes reopening of sector

Read more on Insider


NIGHTCLUBS OFFICIALLY REOPEN IN SCOTLAND AS REMAINING COVID RESTRICTIONS END

Read more on MixMag


Covid in Scotland: Nightclubs reopen with celebrations and cheers

Read more on BBC News


TRNSMT has go ahead says Geoff Ellis with 50,000 in Glasgow Green

Read more on The Herald


Partygoers may get their vaccine during night out at the club

Read more on The Times


Everything you need to know about Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘halfway house’ to freedom

Read more on The Telegraph


Scotland Covid: Glasgow nightclub owners react to Nicola Sturgeon announcement on reopening

Read more on Glasgow Live


Venues, clubs and events can return without distancing curbs – but face headaches over vaccine passports and face masks

Read more on The Scotsman


NO DECISION – Coronavirus Scotland: Scottish Government refuse to commit to vaccine passports – as Westminster announces rollout

Read more on The Scottish Sun


Covid Scotland: Edinburgh venues respond to clubs opening across the border on England’s ‘Freedom Day’

Read more on Edinburgh News


‘It’s now beyond critical’: Scottish nightlife firms in dire need of further support to stay afloat, says industry body

Read more on The Scotsman


‘Many pubs remain closed because of pandemic restrictions’

Read more on STV News


Scotland’s reopening plan ‘put back 8-10 weeks’

Read more on Chortle


Night Time Industries Association taking legal action against Scottish Government

Read more on Hot News


Covid in Scotland: court will rule against keeping blanket bans, legal expert says

Read more The Times


Late-night legal challenge progresses

Read more SLT News


Insight: ‘The debt is increasing every day and it’s utterly unsustainable’ : The plight of pubs despite restrictions easing

Read more on Edinburgh News


Dundee club boss hits out at Jason Leitch for ‘dark, dingy basement nightclubs’ comment

Read more on the Evening Telegraph


Scots business welcomes Covid easing but nightclubs rage at ‘perpetual limbo’

Read more on The Herald


Covid Scotland RECAP as Nicola Sturgeon confirms lockdown easing with Scots being able to meet indoors again

Read more on Daily Record


Covid Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon to announce new lockdown rules

Read more on Irvine Times

JULY 2021

UK clubbing is coming back with no COVID tests or vaccine passports

Read more on DAZED


Nightclubs ‘to reopen without needing test or vaccine passport’ on July 19

Read more on METRO


Nightclubs ‘to reopen without needing test or vaccine passport’, says report

Read more on Independent


Exclusive: Now let’s dance – clubs to reopen (with no Covid tests or vaccine passports)

Read more on the Evening Standard


Nightclubs and music venues ‘to reopen with no Covid tests or vaccine passports’

Read more on LBC


When will nightclubs open again in the UK?

Read more on Metro


COVID-19: Every rule that has changed as restrictions are eased in England – from nightclubs to isolation and working from home

Read more on Sky News


Why Nightclubs in Britain Will Never Be the Same

Read more on Bloomberg


Why nightclubs in Britain will never be the same?

Read more on ChinaDaily


COVID-19: Nightclub owner shuns government’s COVID passport ahead of reopening

Read more on Sky News


Covid passes for nightclubs branded unworkable

Read more on BBC News


Nightclub revellers likely to need Covid status certification for entry

Read more on the Independent


UK nightclubs advised to ask attendees for vaccine passports

Read more on HotPress


Covid vaccine passports ‘will be compulsory for pubs and nightclubs in autumn’

Read more on Chronicle Live


Let’s go out: What are the Covid rules for clubs after ‘Freedom Day’ on July 19?

Read more on the Evening Standard


When will nightclubs reopen in the UK and what safety measures will be in place?

Read more on LBC


The rules around going to the pub, bars and nightclubs from Monday July 19

Read more on the Manchester Evening News


UK GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS JULY 19TH REOPENING DATE—BUT 1 IN 8 NIGHTCLUBS HAVE “DISAPPEARED”

Read more on EDM.com


Major nightclub owner confirms it will not use vaccine passports from July 19

Read more on Mirror


Nightclubs to defy COVID warnings with ‘freedom raves’ after 19 July

Read more on Yahoo News


Nightclubs Talk With Government Over Freedom

Read more on NTD

JUNE 2021

U.K. Covid Deaths Fall to Zero as Calls Grow to End Lockdown

Read more on Bloomberg


PODCAST: Don’t delay our freedom! Why lockdown SHOULD be lifted on 21st June

Read more on Mailplus


LIVE: Pubs in Delta-affected areas ‘remaining positive’

Read more on Morning Advertiser


UK businesses implore Johnson to ease rules on June 21

Read more on The Business Times


COVID-19: What could happen on 21 June if the PM decides it’s not safe to end restrictions? Here are the options

Read more on Sky News


JUNE 21ST CLUB REOPENING DATE FOR ENGLAND SET TO BE DELAYED

Read more on DJ Mag


Mayor pledges to tackle acute staff shortages in hospitality industry

Read more on Mayor of London


MAYOR PLEDGES TO TACKLE STAFF SHORTAGES IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Read more on Hounslow Herald


Mayor pledges to tackle acute staff shortages in hospitality industry

Read more on Daily Advent (Opera News)


Mayor Pledges to Tackle Hospitality Industry Shortages

Read more on the Hogarth Club

MAY 2021

CLUBS AND VENUES ASK THE GOVERNMENT: ‘WHY HUGS NOT CLUBS?’

Read more on MixMag


Night Time Industries Association asks why “hugs not clubs” in further COVID-19 lockdown easing

Read more on NME


Nightclubs ask Boris Johnson why hugs, but not clubs?

Read more on CityAM


 

 


 

Three quarters of nightlife venues face bankruptcy without rent solution

Read more on Big Hospitality

 


MPs warned that 75% of the UK’s nightlife venues face bankruptcy without COVID rent solution

Read more on NME


75% of nightlife venues face bankruptcy

Read more on London Loves Business


Rent debt: 75% of late-night venues face bankruptcy without government intervention

Read more on The Caterer


75% OF UK CLUBS, BARS AND MUSIC VENUES FACE BANKRUPTCY

Read more on MixMag


PODCAST: Will clubs re-open on time?

Read more on BBC Sounds


How club workers are feeling about the return of events

Read more on DJ Mag

APRIL 2021

Night Tube won’t start running again until 2022, TfL boss Andy Byford reveals

Read more on Evening Standard


London businesses demand return of the Night Tube amid delay until 2022

Read more on City AM


London’s Night Tube won’t return until 2022\

Read more on Radio X


LONDON’S NIGHT TUBE WON’T RETURN UNTIL 2022

Read more on MixMag


London’s Night Tube may not return until 2022 despite hospitality reopening

Read more on The Caterer


69% OF NIGHTLIFE BUSINESSES SAY COVID STATUS CERTIFICATION WOULD BE DAMAGING

Read more at on MixMag


Majority of late-night businesses believe vaccine passports will harm trade

Read more on The Caterer


Night Tube won’t start running again until 2022, TfL boss Andy Byford reveals

Read more on the Evening Standard


LONDON’S NIGHT TUBE WON’T RETURN UNTIL 2022

Read more on MixMag


London Underground will be missing one major service for the rest of the year

Read more on MyLondon


Night tube “certainly not” returning before 2022

Read more on The Chiswick Calendar


Calls for swift return of night tube to aid night time economy

Read more on The Morning Advertiser


6,000 CLUBBERS TO RETURN TO DANCEFLOOR IN LIVERPOOL THIS MONTH IN COVID-SECURE EVENT TRIAL

Read more on DJ Mag


Nightclub nightmare: industry fears for its post-Covid future

Read more at Financial Time


Frustration from businesses denied Cultural Recovery Funding

Read more on Decoded Magazine

MARCH 2021

Live music industry calls for support in new UK budget, including previously rejected and “desperately needed” insurance scheme

Read more on CMU


‘A government-backed insurance scheme is vital’: Here’s what the music sector needs from the Budget

Read more on Music Week


Budget is ‘last chance saloon’ for night-time economy

Read more on The Caterer


Budget 2021: Furlough extension a life-saver but not enough, analysts say

Read more on City A.M.


Spring Budget: Alcohol tax to stay frozen for second year running

Read more on London Loves Business


All eyes on Chancellor as business leaders call Budget ‘most important day in history of hospitality’

Read more on Big Hospitality


Nightclubs make last-ditch appeal to Chancellor for Budget lifeline

Read more on Birmingham Live


Nightclubs warn they won’t survive beyond end of this month as pandemic continues to bite

Read more on Chronicle Live


Beer and wine tax to stay the same for the second year running

Read more on Metro


Carly Heath named Bristol’s first Night-Time Economy Advisor

More on The Caterer


‘An Insult to Women’ – Everyone Hates the UK’s Plan to Put Undercover Cops in Clubs

Read more on VICE


FIRESTARTERS ENLISTS INDUSTRY PROS FOR ‘TWO-WAY TED TALK’

Read more on IQ: Live Music Intelligence


40 of London’s most iconic venues photographed to support London’s nightlife industry

Read more on The Ransom Note


Shortage of bouncers could stop clubs reopening

Read more on BBC


SHORTAGE OF BOUNCERS PUTS NIGHTCLUB REOPENINGS AT RISK

Read more on MixMag


Shortage of security staff could put nightclub reopenings under threat

Read more on NME

FEBRUARY 2021

Around 80% of nightclubs ‘won’t survive past February’ without government support, NTIA warns

Read more on the Evening Standard


Night-time economy ‘currently losing 40 businesses a week’

Read more on Big Hospitality


Sacha Lord urges night time economy sector to find its voice

Read more on The Business Desk


NTIA WARNS 81% OF UK NIGHTCLUBS MIGHT NOT SURVIVE PAST FEBRUARY

Read more on Music is 4 Lovers


Over 80 Percent Of UK Nightclubs ‘Will Not Survive The Month’ Without More Help During Lockdown

Read more on LadBible


Four in five UK nightclubs will collapse within a month, industry warns

Read more on CITY.AM


Has Covid killed the nightclub? Late-night music venues including Halo in Bournemouth and Brighton’s The Arch could go ‘extinct’ this year in ‘tragedy for UK culture’

Read more on Daily Mail


Nightclubs will be ‘extinct in 2021 without urgent action’

Read more on London Loves Business


Warning Of Devastating Impact As Government Shuts Door on Nightclubs

Read more on The Brighton Magazine


Covid-19: The Arch in Brighton says ‘time is running out’ for nightclubs

Read more on The Argus


UK entertainment sector warns of ‘extinction’ due to Covid

Read more on Yahoo Finance


Most nightclubs won’t survive past February as sector on ‘brink of extinction’

Read more on Insider


80% of nightclubs ‘won’t survive past February’

Read more on The Morning Advertiser


COVID-19: Scenes like this will be a thing of the past unless venues get more help, say club owners

Read more on SkyNews


UK NIGHTLIFE FACES “EXTINCTION” WITHOUT IMMEDIATE GOVERNMENT ACTION, MPS TOLD

Read more on DJ Mag


REPORT: UK Nightlife Unlikely to Reopen Until September at the Earliest

Read more on YourEDM


Prime Minister urged to include live music and nightlife in ‘roadmap’ for lifting lockdown

Read more on CMU


MPs club together to call for more support for night time economy

Read more on The Business Desk


Legendary nightclub boss says he considered closing venues as pandemic leaves G-A-Y in ‘serious trouble’

Read more on Manchester Evening News


Boris Johnson told to act now to avoid ‘extinction’ of UK nightlife

Read more on Bristol Live


Leicester Comedy Festival organisers celebrate international success of first ever virtual event

Read more on Leicestershire Live


The industry is on its knees” MP’s launch new report on the impact of Covid-19

Read more on About Manchester


Nightclubs face extinction without urgent Government intervention, MPs warned

Read more on Wales Online


Reopen pubs and restaurants from April, hospitality bosses demand

Read more on The Telegraph


Covid crisis: 1.9m people in UK ‘have not worked for more than six months’

Read more on The Guardian


UK nightlife at risk of ‘extinction’ due to Covid, report warns

Read more on The Independent

JANUARY 2021

New parliamentary group launches inquiry into impact of Covid-19 on UK nightlife

Read more on Resident Advisor


MPS LAUNCH URGENT INQUIRY INTO THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON UK NIGHTLIFE

Read more on MixMag


MPs launch urgent inquiry into Covid-19 and night-time economy

Read more on The Caterer


MPs launch urgent inquiry into Covid-19 and the Night Time Economy

Read more on Decode Magazine


MPs launch inquiry into night time economy

Read more on Catering Today


MPs launch urgent inquiry into Covid-19 and the Night Time Economy

Read more on London Loves Business


MPs to examine the impact of the pandemic on UK’s night economy

Read more on Far Out


WAREHOUSE PROJECT’S SACHA LORD: “10PM CURFEW ACTUALLY HELPED TO SPREAD THE VIRUS”

Read more on MixMag


Industry leaders call on nightlife fans to submit evidence to Parliamentary inquiry

Read more on BigHospitality


Industry leaders call on nightlife fans to submit evidence to Parliamentary inquiry

Read more on Event Industry News


Industry reacts to Glastonbury hammer blow

Read more on Music Week


Glastonbury’s Cancellation Signals A Year Of Anxiety For Live Music

Read more on Clash Music


Insurers urged to pay claims quickly following BI ruling

Read more on Insurance Age


NTIA welcomes Supreme Court ruling on business interruption insurance

Read more on CMU


High Court upholds judgement in Covid business interruption insurance case

Read more on ConferenceNews


UNSUNG HEROES 2020: MICHAEL KILL

Read more on IQ: Live Music Intelligence

2020

NOVEMBER 2020

New Year’s Eve: Scrap 11pm Curfew Or Risk Street Parties And Illegal Raves, Government Told

Read more on Huffpost


Live music and night-time sectors await government announcement on December COVID measures in England

Read more at CMU


UK LIVE CALLS FOR EXEMPTION FROM NEW RESTRICTIONS

Read more at IQ Live Music Intelligence


Experts warn that UK nightclubs face extinction due to COVID

Read more at DAZED


NTIA FEAR NIGHTCLUBS WILL BECOME EXTINCT IN UK CULTURE

Read more at Knights of the Turntable


Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) Warns UK Nightclubs Could Become Extinct

Read more at YourEDM


NTIA Fear Nightclubs will become Extinct in UK Culture

Read more at RMBiz


Nightclubs on brink of “extinction” in UK says Night Time Industries Association

Read more at Ravers Heaven


UK nightclubs could become “extinct” due to restrictions

Read more at RetroWorldNews


Association Warns UK Nightclubs on The Verge of Extinction

Read more at Minimal Sounds


Association Warns UK Nightclubs on The Verge of Extinction

Read more at EDM Tunes


NIGHTCLUBS ON BRINK OF “EXTINCTION” IN UK SAYS NIGHT TIME INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION

Read more at DJ Mag


UK nightclubs are on the verge of ‘extinction’, according to new report

Read more at We Rave You


NTIA FEARS “NIGHTCLUBS WILL BECOME EXTINCT IN UK” AMID UNCERTAINTY ON REOPENING

Read more at MixMag


UK Nightclubs On The Brink Of “Extinction,” Says NTIA

Read more at The Quietus


UK NIGHTCLUBS COULD BECOME ‘EXTINCT’ SAYS NTIA

Read more at The Drinks Business


NTIA fear nightclubs will become ‘extinct in UK Culture’

Read more at London Loves Business


Many nightclub owners considering legal action as sector faces ‘extinction’

Read more at BigHospitality


NTIA fears UK clubs will become “extinct”

Read more at Crack Magazine


Night Time Industries Association uses parliament debate for another #Letusdance push

Read more at CMU


NTIA raise concerns over escalation of illegal raves follwing the national lockdown announcement

Read more at EventIndustryNews


Second lockdown sparks “unprecedented increase” in illegal raves across England

Read more at NME


TWITTER: “Huge” numbers of nightclubs could “go bankrupt within a week” of reopening without government help @wearethentia

Read more on NME


“Huge” numbers of UK nightclubs could “go bankrupt within a week”

Read more on 192kb


“Huge” numbers of nightclubs could “go bankrupt within a week” of reopening without government help

Read more on Daily Advent (Opera News)


NTIA Issues Warning About Rent Crisis Facing Venues

Read more on The Quitus

OCTOBER 2020

Businesses say second lockdown is ‘nightmare before Christmas’

Read more at Metro


EVENTS INDUSTRY REACTS TO LOCKDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT

Read more at Access All Areas


Trade bodies demand targeted support amid warning second lockdown ‘will hurt for years to come’

Read more at BigHospitality


Pub bosses prepare to launch legal challenge against ‘draconian and dramatic’ lockdown restrictions and demand government shows the scientific evidence they are based on

Read more at Daily Mail


Manchester nightclub boss’s legal challenge against ‘nonsensical’ curfew falters – but the fight is not over

Read more at Manchester Evening News


Pubs slam pressure to ensure customers from same households

Read more at Morning Advertiser


As more Culture Recovery Fund grants awarded, unsuccessful applicants demand to know more about criteria

Read more at CMU


Arts Council England Reveals Further Round Of Culture Grants

Read more at The Quietus


London clubs respond to exclusion from the Cultural Recovery Fund

Read more at Ravers Heaven


‘Devastated’: London’s nightclubs react after missing out on Culture Recovery Fund

Read more at MSM


LONDON VENUES “DEVASTATED” BY CULTURE RECOVERY FUND REJECTION

Read more at Access All Areas


Printworks, The Pickle Factory, and other major London venues denied government funding

Read more at Dancing Astronaught


‘Devastated’: London’s nightclubs react after missing out on Culture Recovery Fund

Read more at Evening Standard


Protests from London nightlife venues denied Culture Recovery funding

Read more at TimeOut


LONDON CLUBS RESPOND TO EXCLUSION FROM THE CULTURAL RECOVERY FUND

Read more at DJMag


Major dance venues tell government “we are culturally significant” after being denied funding

Read more at NME


Iconic London venues denied cultural recovery funds

Read more at London Loves Business


Iconic London venues denied Cultural Recovery Funds

Read more at Decoded Magazine


ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND CRITICIZED FOR AWARDING BOILER ROOM £800K GRANT

Read more at Selector


NTIA and business owners respond as major London dance venues denied recovery funds

Read more at NME


Pub bosses launch lockdown legal challenge and demand to see ‘scientific evidence’

Read more at Mirror

SEPTEMBER 2020

The NTIA joins academic and industry experts fear ‘Rule Of Six’ could sound ‘Death Knell’ for many in live music sector

Read more on Radioandmusic.com’s Facebook page


NTIA joins academic and industry experts fear ‘Rule Of Six’ could sound ‘Death Knell’ for many in live music sector

Read more on Radioandmusic.com


Only a Handful of Clubs Received Funding from the £257m Arts Survival Fund

Read more on VICE


Covid-19 music industry update: Gigs impossible in top two local lockdown tiers, European venues report, and more

Read more on MusicWeek


Sacha Lord joins Night Time Industries Association board

Read more on MusicWeek


Coronavirus: Hospitality industry to take legal action over local lockdowns

Read more at CityAM


Hospitality firms threaten legal action over lockdown

Read more on BBC


England’s hospitality bosses prepare legal challenge to Covid lockdowns

Read more on The Guardian


‘This counterproductive curfew is a joke’: why it could be too late for Britain’s nightlife

Read more on The Telegraph


Music and nightlife bosses hit back after government says it “doesn’t make sense” to keep supporting sector

Read more on NME


‘This counterproductive curfew is a joke’: why it could be too late for Britain’s nightlife

Read more on The Telegraph


Matt Hancock announces legal ban on households mixing in North East

Read more on The Telegraph


Job Support Scheme is ‘lifeline’ for night-time industry, but more support is still needed, says NTIA

Read more on the Evening Standard


The UK’s live industry reacts to the new Jobs Support Scheme which will see the gov and firms cover up to two-thirds of workers’ wages for six months.

Read more on IQ Magazine’s Facebook page


UK’S NEW JOB SCHEME: LIVE STILL FACES ‘GRIM FUTURE’

Read more on IQ Magazine


The NTIA reacts following the announcement of the Chancellor’s job support scheme

Read more on Radio and Music


‘We’re being suffocated by the government’: Rishi Sunak’s job support measures not enough, say businesses

Read more on the Independent


‘Horror and despair’ as night-time economy shut out from winter support package

Read more on Big Hospitality


It’s depressing’: curfew criticised as last orders arrive early in Soho

Read more on The Guardian


Mounting anger among operators excluded from latest government support

Read more on The Caterer


Hammer blow as curfew cuts London diners and shoppers by a fifth

Read more on the Evening Standard


AMUSE-BOUCHES: THE LATEST RESTAURANT NEWS BITES

Read more on The Drinks Business


Industry responses to the UK government’s latest COVID support measures

Read more on CMU


Covid Winter Economic Plan: Rishi Sunak’s support is not enough to save the late-night industry

Read more on iNews


UK economy shuffles into new rules on working from home and pub times

Read more on Yahoo Finance


UK Government Introduces 10PM Curfew, Reactions

Read more on Pollstar


Pubs to shut at 10pm under new restrictions

Read more on CityAM

AUGUST 2020

Clubbers wearing masks among new rules aiming to get venues reopened

The industry says three out of every five could go bust if they don’t reopen in September

Read more on the SomersetLive website


Coronavirus UK LIVE updates as Boris Johnson urges parents to send children back to school

His comments come after the UK’s chief medical officers issued a joint statement seeking to reassure parents that it was safe for children to return

Read more on the Manchester Evening News website


NEW REPORT OUTLINES HOW NIGHTCLUBS CAN REOPEN SAFELY

The Night Time Industries Association has launched a new report, which presents the case for a science-based, risk-assessed reopening of nightclubs and venues.

Read more on Access All Areas


Bouncers to enforce mask-wearing in nightclubs under sector’s reopening proposals

Bouncers could patrol nightclub dance floors to ensure punters are wearing masks under new proposals drawn up by the industry as it desperately seeks to reopen.

Read more on the CITY A.M. website


Clubbers could wear face masks on dance floor to allow nightclubs to reopen

Nightclub owners have urged the government to let them reopen, saying that thousands of jobs are at risk.

Read more on the Metro website


Rules and changes that need to happen for nightclubs and venues to reopen

A new report claims that venues could reopen and prevent catastrophic job losses – as long as clubbers wear masks and numbers on the dancefloor are limited so social distancing still happens

Read more on The Mirror


Leisure chiefs warn of mass job losses

Britain’s hardest hit leisure industries have called on the government to listen to remedies to rescue tens of thousands of businesses from collapse and prevent mass redundancies.

Read more on The Times


Clubbers could be made to wear face masks and numbers will be restricted on dance-floors under plans to reopen nightclubs as industry chiefs warn thousands of jobs are at risk

Read more on the Daily Mail website


UK nightclubs propose bouncer patrols and face masks to reopen

Owners say 750,000 jobs at risk in night-time industries unless government supports sector

Read more on The Guardian

JULY 2020

Coronavirus case studies: How Clubify is on a mission to “keep music alive” during lockdown

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit those in the hospitality and live entertainment industry with particular force.

Read more at Verdict


How quickly can the economy recover under reopening plans?

Pubs, hairdressers and cinemas will all kickstart growth, but GDP cannot regain its old size under these guidelines

Read more at The Telegraph


Covid-19 music industry update: Mad Cool 2021 announcement, Classic gig posters campaign, and Tencent global concert

The outbreak has already led to the cancellation of Glastonbury and hardship fund initiatives, as well as urgent calls to support grassroots venues.

Read more at Music Week


‘Socially starved’ millennials have MORE illegal raves if clubs aren’t reopened, sector boss warns

Michael Kill spoke after two impromptu parties in Brighton and Brixton spiraled out of control with police hurt as scenes turned nasty.

Read more at Internewscast


Lockdown: More illegal raves if nightclubs aren’t reopened

MILLENNIALS are being forced into holding illegal raves because they are “socially-starved”, a night time industry boss has claimed.

Read more at News Shopper


The list of things businesses in the night-time industry must do before reopening

It highlights how much work is involved for business owners to reopen safely

Read more at Bristol Live

JUNE 2020

The United Kingdom relaxes 2-meter social distancing rule to further ease coronavirus lockdown

Millions of people in Britain will be able to go to the pub, visit a movie theater, get a haircut or attend a religious service starting July 4, in a major loosening of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Read more on the Newburgh Gazette


Planning rules lifted for fairs, markets and car boot sales in England

Summer fairs, outdoor markets and car boot sales can be held without planning permission in England, while alcohol will be widely available to take away, under what are designed to be new feel-good laws drawn up by ministers.

Read more on USA News Hub


Guru Randhawa confirms first live show post lockdown

MUMBAI: Singer Guru Randhawa is all set to return on the stage post lockdown on June 30.

Read more on Radioandmusic.com


What’s NOT opening on July 4? Here’s what is staying the same

Boris Johnson today revealed the plan for easing some lockdown restrictions

Read more on The Evening Standard


London’s nightclubs and casinos slam ‘suicidal’ new coronavirus guidelines

London’s nightclubs and casinos have slammed Boris Johnson’s decision to exempt them from a list of venues allowed to reopen in July as “suicidal”, and urged the government to provide financial support to prevent further redundancies in the sector.

Read more on CITYA.M.


Covid-19 music industry update: Marshall x Music Venue Trust, Global’s Make Some Noise campaign and more

The outbreak has already led to the cancellation of Glastonbury and hardship fund initiatives, as well as urgent calls to support grassroots venues.

Read more on Music Week


With relaxed social distancing rules not helping live music, UK live industry again calls for extra government support

UK Music yesterday told the government that the music industry risks being treated like a “forgotten relative” as the economy slowly returns to normal after the COVID-19 shutdown but live music remains without any timeline for re-opening.

Read more on CMU


Operators of gyms and swimming pools query England’s lockdown inconsistencies

The government has given the green light to a night out in a pub or restaurant in England but gym workouts, swimming pools, nightclub dance floors and even manicures are still off-limits – prompting accusations of glaring inconsistencies as the lockdown is eased.

Read more on Business Matters


Fitness bosses ‘flabbergasted’ over ‘illogical’ decision to open pubs but keep gyms shut

Fitness bosses have criticised the Government’s “completely illogical” decision to reopen pubs and restaurants, but leave indoor gyms and spas closed when lockdown measures are eased next month.

Read more on The Evening Standard


Concerns raised about pubs collecting data for coronavirus tracing

England’s pubs can reopen on 4 July, UK prime minister Boris Johnson has announced after they were shut due to COVID-19.

Read more on New Scientist


Operators of gyms and pools query England’s new lockdown rules

Nightclubs also off-limits but pubs can open – prompting accusations of inconsistency.

Read more on The Guardian


Inside the Return of Illegal Raves

After months of coronavirus lockdown, recent weeks have seen a spate of illegal parties. We spoke to both rave organisers and legal nightlife figures about how they’re gearing up for their own return.

Read more at VICE


Outdoor events business “on the brink” due to coronavirus, says industry association

The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) has warned that the festival and events industry is “on the brink” after the 2020 summer season was halted by COVID-19.

Read more at NME


Nighttime businesses cautiously welcome government review of social distancing rules, while Chancellor’s comments on support gaps criticised

The Night Time Industry Association has welcomed an announcement by the UK government that it is reviewing whether the two-metre social distancing rule needs to stay in place when hospitality businesses re-open next month.

Read more on CMU

MAY 2020

NTIA Raises Concerns Over Impact of Social Distancing on Events Industry

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has raised issues over the effect social distancing could have on the night-time economy and events sector, and an entertainment and events task force are being organized to develop advice and guidance on the reopening of cultural venues across Britain.

Read more at Access


Some BI coronavirus claims ‘agreed then withdrawn’ says Night Time Industries Association

One business owner claims he was promised to be covered for up to £100,000

Read more at Insurance Times


Hiscox accused of confirming businesses’ coronavirus cover then rejecting claims

Paul Keeling, owner of Cheshire-based training and consultancy provider Senate Group Limited, said that he when he sought advice from Hiscox in February regarding what cover for business interruption

Read more at Insurance Post


Covid-19: Hiscox Action Group primed for £40m legal attack

The group, which is in dispute with Hiscox over business interruption cover, now represents more than 400 members and has the go-ahead to begin legal proceedings.

Read more at Insurance Age


Insurance Covid-Cast episode 13: Litigation under lockdown – how are lawyers and insurers managing legal disputes and hearings during the Coronavirus?

In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new video series brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we gathered together a group of lawyers and claims experts to discuss how they are managing dispute resolution and trials during the current pandemic.

Read more at Insurance Age


Take part in Insurance Age’s commercial & agriculture e-trading broker survey

Are you a commercial or agricultural broker? Share your views on these business lines and thoughts on e-trade.

Read more at Insurance Age


Covid-19: Hiscox under fresh attack for back-tracking on BI claim

The Night Time Industries Association says provider has denied claims after previously telling policyholders they would be covered.

Read more at Insurance Age


Industry reacts to government plan on easing lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a televised address on easing the lockdown measures. The roadmap to returning to everyday life includes strict social distancing and a return to work for some industries, such as construction and engineering.

Read more at Music Week


“UNCERTAINTY AND CONCERN” AROUND LOCKDOWN STRATEGY, SAYS NTIA

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) says there is “uncertainty and concern” surrounding the new lockdown exit strategy announced by Boris Johnson on 10 May.

Read more at Access All Areas


NTIA and Hiscox Action Group join forces to take on insurer

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) and Hiscox Action Group say they have joined forces to put pressure on Hiscox Insurance to pay out on its business interruption policies.

Read more on Big Hospitality


“We believe we have struck upon a positive solution that will work for everyone.”

The above excerpt comes from the open letter sent by leisure & hospitality broker NDML and the Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) to Chancellor Rishi Sunak in which they are urging the government to release extra funds from Pool Re and divert them to the badly hit leisure & hospitality industry.

Read more at Insurance Business UK


“They have penned an open letter to Sunak”

Specialist broker NDML and the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) is calling on the chancellor to release excess capital from Pool Re’s £6.6 billion fund

Read more at Insurance Times


NDML AND THE NTIA CALL ON RISHI SUNAK TO ‘BREAK INSURER DEADLOCK’

Insurance specialist NDML and the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) are calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to release PoolRe funds to “break the insurer deadlock and save the hospitality and leisure industries”.

Read more on Bar News


Can the UK’s night-time economy survive the coronavirus pandemic?

With crowds the new enemy, it’s feared thousands of venues have closed their doors for good

Read more on The Guardian

APRIL 2020

Philip Kolvin QC of Cornerstone Barristers was instructed to advise on the rights of member of the Night Time Industries Association as relates to their insurance policies last week.

Read more at Insurance Post 180


Covid-19: Broker calls on Chancellor to release Pool Re funds for BI claims

NDML is asking for some of Pool Re’s £6.6bn cash to be used to help businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector which have been hit by coronavirus.

Read more at Insurance Age

PRESS ARCHIVE

The NTIA Presents Savenightlife

The Night Time Industries Association’s #savenightlife campaign helps everyone who loves nightlife to have a voice. For every signature given to their petition an email is sent to their local Councillor and MP to amplify their sentiments.

Read more on the Fabric London’s Website


Boiler Room UK: Can Nightlife be Saved? Live from Fabric

Fabric is fighting a battle to stay alive. 40% of London venues have closed in the past 10 years. This is major issue that requires immediate attention and a nuanced solution to #savenightlife. Thanks to the NTIA, Time Out London, DJ Mag, Mixmag, Crack Magazine, Warehouse Project, Resident Advisor & many others who have joined with us on this issue.

Watch the panel interview on Boiler Room’s YouTube Channel


Save Fabric: our clubs are under threat as never before

British clubs are being scapegoated for society’s drug problems, and strangled by licensing laws and spiralling rents. If we’re not careful they’ll disappear…

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Alan Miller, NTIA

London night life has always been in a constant state of flux but for many 2016 is rapidly becoming a nadir. We quiz Alan Miller from the Night Time Industries Association on the plight of Fabric, plus the challenges and opportunities facing UK nightlife…

Read more on PRS for Music


HOW YOU CAN DO YOUR BIT FOR UK NIGHTLIFE

Over the past 10 years, half of the UK’s clubs and gig venues have vanished. Alan D Miller, head of the Night Time Industries Association, talks about how you can make a change.

Read more on the Redbull Website


What London’s Night Czar Is Actually Doing To Save Our Clubs

A conversation with Amy Lamé about how she plans to protect the city’s nightlife.

Read more on Fader


Amy Lamé publishes guidance to protect night-time economy and culture

New guidance to help protect, support and sustain London’s night-time venues has today been published by Amy Lamé on the first anniversary of her appointment as London’s first-ever Night Czar.

Read more on The Mayor of London


Why Saving London’s Clubs Matters

Nightclubs are rapidly disappearing in the U.K. capital—but why, and what should we be doing about it?

Read more on Fader


Peckham’s Bussey Building Is Saved from Being Ruined By Luxury Flats

A planning application that would have “killed” the venue has been withdrawn.

Read more on VICE


#Savekitchenstreet: What you can do to help

The Tab Liverpool stands with 24 Kitchen Street in trying to save our city’s culture

Read more on The Tab


THE RAINBOW VENUES HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT AFTER ITS LICENCE WAS REVOKED

Birmingham club The Rainbow Venues has issued a statement following its licence being revoked.

Read more on Mixmag


Met to review risk assessment form ‘stifling’ grime and garage scenes

London mayor Sadiq Khan orders review of the 696 form, long used to target a disproportionate number of music events by black and Asian artists

Read more on The Guardian


Form 696 is gone – so why is clubland still hostile to black Londoners?

Met police form 696, which once required club promotors to detail the ethnicity of their clientele, has been removed. But discrimination is cropping up in other ways.

Read more on The Guardian


What’s the way forward for UK nightlife?

Nightlife professionals from London, Berlin and Amsterdam sit down to discuss how to deal with the many threats facing one of the world’s best club scenes.

Read more on Resident Advisor


Could a ‘night tsar’ turn Manchester into a 24-hour city?

Sacha Lord-Marchionne and the Night Time Industries Association want the new Greater Manchester Mayor to appoint an official champion for the region’s nightlife

Read more on the Manchester Evening News


NTIA PARTNERS BRISTOL VENUE FOR EVENT ON PROTECTING NIGHT-TIME ECONOMY

An event to explore how the night-time economy can exist alongside urban development is to be held at Bristol music venue Thekla which is campaigning to safeguard its future.

Read more on Bar News