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Freelance Parents and Carers Encouraged to Take PiPA’s Survey

Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) are looking to identity the specific needs and challenges faced by freelance parents and carers in the performing arts industry.

Published: 07 September 2021 | 6:10 PM
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this survey aims to identify the specific needs and challenges faced by freelance parents and carers in the performing arts industry. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) are running a survey for Freelance Parents and Carers.

Part of Fuel Theatre and The Mayor of London's Creative Freelancers: Shaping London’s Recovery Project, this survey aims to identify the specific needs and challenges faced by freelance parents and carers in the performing arts industry.

The information collected will be used to:

  • Make recommendations for employers
  • Create supportive information, resources and initiatives for parents and carers
  • Inform a central Freelancers Charter created as part of the wider Creative Freelancers: Shaping London’s Recovery project.

The survey will close at 8:00 am Monday 20 September 2021.

Take the Survey

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