Resources - Covid-19

COVID-19: Furloughing: What is it and how do we do it well? (Webinar from Clore Leadership/Counterculture)
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COVID-19: Furloughing: What is it and how do we do it well? (Webinar from Clore Leadership/Counterculture)

Presented by Clore Leadership in partnership with Counterculture, this webinar on furloughing was delivered and recorded on Thursday 9 April at 4pm BST. All information was correct and accurate at time of recording.

Speakers: Keith Arrowsmith, Bo Escrit and Kathryn Worthington from Counterculture
Chair: Hilary Carty, Director of Clore Leadership

counterculturellp.com
cloreleadership.org

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COVID-19: How to make videos on your smart phone
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COVID-19: How to make videos on your smart phone

If you're stuck working from home and still need to create videos using only what equipment you have, this video will explain how you can make great looking content using only a mobile phone. They cover the best tips for getting natural lighting, good quality audio using just head phones and editing using apps such as InShot.

What is the Digital Culture Network, and what can it do for me?
The Digital Culture Network provides practical, on the ground help to the arts and culture sector, supporting you to explore and harness the benefits of technology to achieve your goals, find new ways to reach and engage audiences, and develop sustainable business models.

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COVID-19: Independent Theatre Council Covid-19 Support
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COVID-19: Independent Theatre Council Covid-19 Support

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COVID-19: National Audience Survey from Indigo
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COVID-19: National Audience Survey from Indigo

A FREE national online survey designed to capture audience views on returning to arts events, booking tickets now and in future, and missing out on live events during lockdown.

For charitable organisations there are questions on the types of fundraising audiences think are appropriate for them to be considering.

The results captured will be available to individual organisations for their own analysis, but also aggregated into a national pool and published online for the benefit of the sector.

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COVID-19: Planning your return from Covid-19 (Auditel)
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COVID-19: Planning your return from Covid-19 (Auditel)

Migrating a workforce from home or furlough back in the workplace has many implications. This is a guide from Auditel to help you consider a few issues that might arise.

COVID-19: Reopening guidelines for hospitality foodservice (Oceanic Global)
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COVID-19: Reopening guidelines for hospitality foodservice (Oceanic Global)

Oceanic Global collaborated with hospitality industry leaders, public health experts, policy-makers, and nonprofits to develop COVID-19 reopening sustainability guidelines for businesses in the hospitality industry.

This free resource emphasises that health and safety doesn't need to come at a cost to the environment and recommends specific sustainability solutions for the hospitality food service industry that can be applied globally.

COVID-19: returning to the workplace (CIPD)
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COVID-19: returning to the workplace (CIPD)

This guide will help you plan your organisation’s next steps following a period of furlough or once lockdown measures start easing.

Written by CIPD. 12 May 2020.
https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/emp-law/employees/workplace-guide-returning-after-coronavirus

COVID-19: Risk Assessment checklist for Rural Touring (NRTF)
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COVID-19: Risk Assessment checklist for Rural Touring (NRTF)

The National Rural Touring Forum has created a working document to act as a checklist for writing a covid-related risk assessment.

COVID-19: Roadmap to reopening and operating safely (Meetings Industry Association)
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COVID-19: Roadmap to reopening and operating safely (Meetings Industry Association)

As part of their ongoing commitment to support the industry, Meetings Industry Association has developed a roadmap to assist venues to reopen and operate safely, as well as provide crucial reassurance to help encourage future trade.

Based on extensive national and international research, the vital advice considers the safety of both an operator’s staff and clients throughout the entire customer journey, and guides you through your risk assessment preparations.

It is designed to help venues to consider the best course of action for your own operation. In some instances it details the minimum requirements, while in others it asks you to consider taking additional steps to ensure the sector plays its part in rebuilding confidence.

COVID-19: Secure guidelines & risk assessments for hospitality businesses
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COVID-19: Secure guidelines & risk assessments for hospitality businesses

UKHospitality and partner organisations have consolidated advice and good practice from many part of the hospitality and visitor sector into one guidance document, to help business make their workplaces COVID-19 secure.

COVID-19: Smarter Spending – urgently reducing unnecessary costs
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COVID-19: Smarter Spending – urgently reducing unnecessary costs

Smarter Spending is a guide to reducing costs during these uncertain times and ensuring that you do not incur any unnecessary costs in the future. If buildings are going 'empty', you might want to consider the following.

Digital Transformation – a toolkit for producing a show on Zoom (Creation Theatre/University of Exeter)
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Digital Transformation – a toolkit for producing a show on Zoom (Creation Theatre/University of Exeter)

Want to know how produce a show on Zoom? This digital toolkit is aimed at performers and companies embarking on transforming their physical theatre practice into a digital mode of home working for both office staff and creative practitioners.

It's a useful read that covers:
1. Advice for creative practitioners and marketing/front of house staff, including directorial suggestions and rehearsing logistics
2. Guidelines for companies, including casting and contracting
3. A Technical checklist for production performed on Zoom

THE RESOURCE IS FREE TO ACCESS DIRECT FROM CREATION THEATRE'S WEBSITE, BUT YOU NEED TO ENTER YOUR NAME/EMAIL BEFORE YOU CAN DOWNLOAD IT.

EMBED Reopening Recommendations Support Service
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EMBED Reopening Recommendations Support Service

The 'EMBED Reopening Recommendation' guidance has been created to support organisations in their decision making prior to reopening following COVID-19 lockdown. It considers potential barriers faced by disabled visitors and customers and offers solution based guidance for organisations of all types with the ultimate aim of keeping stakeholders, staff, volunteers visitors, students or customers as safe as possible.

Flexible Booking Policy (an example from Camberley Theatre)
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Flexible Booking Policy (an example from Camberley Theatre)

Where audiences may need more reassurance before purchasing tickets in the light of Covid-19, Andy Edmeads from Camberley Theatre kindly shared their Flexible Booking Policy.

Fundraising Ideas and Resources for Charities
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Fundraising Ideas and Resources for Charities

Easy fundraising ideas and resources, trust and foundation grants and free online funding finders and fundraising websites to help you secure charity funding and grants, from the low workload, easy to use and completely free CEF online toolkit.
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