With just over a week to go until the end of the furlough scheme, we break down what the government’s next support package means for designers.
The effects of government policy on the design industry, from Brexit to election manifestos – plus a light-hearted look at protest art and political campaigns.
Designed by Plaid and Lombaert Studio, Unfinished Business takes visitors on a journey of activism from the feminist thinkers of the 1700s, to the campaigners of today.
Our latest poll reveals mixed fortunes for the industry, with 48% of designers still worried about making it into 2021.
The multidisciplinary group of creatives bring a range of talents and experience to the challenge of how organisations react to the climate crisis.
Now six months into the coronavirus pandemic, Design Week wants to know how your design business is faring, and how you view the future of your work.
In a statement to the commons the chancellor has announced the successor to the furlough scheme, as he urged listeners to “learn to live without fear”.
The museum is re-examining how it portrays aspects of Scotland’s history which were underpinned by “the exploitation of enslaved and colonised people”.
This year marks the 13th edition of the museum’s flagship support programme for emerging talent, with designers this year responding to the theme of “care”.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
HM Revenue & Customs has an ambitious plan to make filing tax returns digital — we’ve broken down what this means for you and how to prepare for the changes.
The UK’s arts and cultural sectors are facing an “existential threat” because of the pandemic, say MPs, but the government has been “too slow” to respond.
Three months on from our first business impact survey, we once again asked readers how they were weathering the pandemic.
Today’s “mini-budget” saw the debut of the government’s plan for jobs, with Sunak promising no one “will be left without hope”.
Plastic barriers and caution tape are not permanent solutions for a world post-coronavirus, here’s how designers envisage a future where social distancing is here to stay.
The Sustainable Innovation fund will help keep “cutting-edge projects and ideas alive” as we exit the pandemic, according to the government.
The Creative Industries Federation has warned of a “cultural catastrophe” following the COVID-19 pandemic, with widespread job losses and revenue loss.
Despite a promise to “do whatever it takes” a Treasury select committee says many are unable to access help, with freelancers and the self-employed among the worst affected.
Yesterday marks three years since the west London fire that killed 72 people in their homes – this latest work for Justice4Grenfell aims to get victims’ names back on the
More details have been finalised for the “tapering” of the Government’s furlough scheme, and a further (final) payment has been scheduled for self-employed workers.
The amount on offer from the government is worth nearly £200 per employee, according to a statement from HM Treasury and may benefit design studios with less than 250 employees.