Emergency £1.57bn bailout for arts and culture sector announced

Emergency £1.57bn bailout for arts and culture sector announced

A £1.57 billion support package to “protect” the future of Britain’s museums, galleries and theatres, has been announced by the UK government. Independent cinemas, heritage sites and music venues are also eligible for the emergency grants and loans. The Government said: “Repayable finance (for the…

Next year will see a pay freeze for many public sector workers

Next year will see a pay freeze for many public sector workers

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined his spending statement and confirmed that there is a reluctance to pay public sector workers. The chancellor emphasized the difference between public sector and private sector wages and said he cannot justify “a significant, blanket” wage increase for all public…

The DeFi Sector Is Breaking The Law – It’s Time to Act

The DeFi Sector Is Breaking The Law - It’s Time to Act

Source: Adobe/Brian Jackson The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector continues to boom, with over USD 8bn in total assets locked into the ecosystem’s various platforms. The bigger it gets, the more regulators are likely to take notice of it, with crypto-focused lawyers warning that now’s the…

Early reopening of hospitality sector being considered in Northern Ireland

Early reopening of hospitality sector being considered in Northern Ireland

Ministers in Northern Ireland are considering fast-tracking the reopening of the hospitality sector, the First Minister has said. Arlene Foster confirmed the date for the reopening of hotels is set to be brought forward from July 20. Stormont ministers are currently meeting to deliberate on…