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Creative Sector Industry Deal Agreed

Creative Sector Industry Deal Agreed

At the end of last week the Government announced that it had agreed a Sector Deal with the Creative Industries which will have positive implications for producing the creative and cultural resources on which tourism is based.


The key components of this deal are:

  • £72 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund - £39 million for the Arts and Humanities Research Council to support 8 creative research and development partnerships across Britain and £33 million to invest in immersive technology products, services and experiences. This will support new uses of virtual reality in areas like video games, interactive art shows and augmented reality experiences in tourism.
  • £2 million to extend the ‘Get it Right’ campaign to tackle online piracy and educate consumers on the value of copyright and direct them to legitimate websites.
  • A new free school based in Islington with places for 1,000 students (16+) from across the capital. The London Screen Academy’s curriculum will include UAL Creative Diploma and A-levels and is set to open in Sept 2019
  • Improved access to finance from the British Business Bank for high-growth businesses outside of London, including those in the creative sector. In addition, government will invest up to £4 million in a new programme of investment readiness support for creative businesses.
  • A new creative industries Trade and Investment Board, comprising industry and government, to replace the current Sector Advisory Group with the ambition of increasing creative industry exports by 50% by 2023 and boosting the number of creative businesses exporting.
  • New action to crackdown on copyright infringement. A series of roundtables between rights holders and platforms will consider the need for and develop a code of practice brokered by government and industry in relation to the online advertising industry, social media, and online marketplaces.


Here's a link to the Full bid document.






NOEA Annual Convention Save the Date! 

The annual convention and awards dinner will be on Wednesday 21st November in Bath. The day event will be in the Guildhall and the evening awards will take place at the Roman Baths and Pump Rooms. Theme for convention will be "It Wouldn't Happen to Me...." 

Sponsorship of awards available please contact [email protected]for further details. 


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EVENT SAFETY DIPLOMA University of Derby in Partnership with NOEA
This course has, the first of its kind when it started in 2008 has helped professionalise and validate industry professionals in Event Safety Management.  It has been developed by industry for industry, and is now delivered in partnership with the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA). It offers a comprehensive overview of events safety and helps you apply these skills to the workplace
Course leader Eddy Grant has played a key role in the delivery of a safety of a range of high profile events including Tour de France, Tour of Britain, concerts across the UK, and many
Richard Limb CFIOSH is a former President of NOEA, currently chairs the IOSH Sports Ground and Events Group has a vast experience in safety management dating back to his work on the first safety guide in 1990.
It aims to bring up to date with existing legislation that affects you as an event organiser
It demystifies the issue of risk assessment and you'll learn how to run events safely
"The responsibility of people's safety and lives cannot be underestimated and has to be taken seriously. The author of risk assessments takes responsibility for their content and a number have been challenged in court and a few have served a prison sentence. This Diploma aims to address the quality and skills needed. We take individuals experienced in events, provide them with the knowledge needed - inspire them, assess them, award them and have some fun." Richard Limb of NOEA
The Diploma in Events Safety Management is ideal for practising event professionals who are responsible for health and safety or customer protection at festivals, sporting events, public gatherings, commercial and not for profit events, as well as large-scale and international association meetings.
You'll begin the course with a three day workshop in Events Safety Management. You'll then attend a two day workshop in Events Legislation and a further two day workshop in Crisis Communication and Reputation Management.
On successful completion of the Events Legislation module you will meet the academic requirements for Tech IOSH.
Charlie Mussett Senior Opertions Manager at the Great Run Company
"the Diploma is an excellent course, taught by current event professionals. It confirmed and developed my skills, with the added bonus of learning with other professionals and sharing our experiences to enhance the learning process”
 A discount is offered for NOEA Members
For Futher details
E: [email protected] T: +44 (0)1298 330583.


Steve Heap: 9th Apr 2018 11:44:00


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