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New Statistics Showing Pandemics Effect on Musicians Gain Media Coverage

News sources such as The Guardian and BBC Breakfast have reported on our findings that show one-third of professional British musicians are considering giving up their careers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published: 22 September 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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Thanks to all the musicians who responded to our third impact poll on how Covid-19 has affected their working lives, our call on Government to do more in order to safeguard the future of the UK’s music culture and industry has gained widespread media coverage.

Reports on the day we released the poll results include:

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