The European Creative Business Network starts collecting and publishing data and statistics as well as help and policy initiatives for the Cultural Creative Industries from across Europe, from national to local level, from governments and institutions to commercial or non profit initiatives: We try to provide a European lense – and please accept we might be not as quick and complete as we would like to be in these difficult lock-down times. We publish in English and/or (given capacity constraints) in all national languages – please use online translators in this case

Update #2, March 26 2020

BBC reports that UK Government gives financial aid for self-employed, also in UK Creative Industries

“Self-employed workers facing financial difficulties as a result of coronavirus are set to be offered a package of support from the government. Chancellor Rishi Sunak will unveil the measures later.”

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