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Archive for August, 2016

THEATRES TRUST – SPEND A PENNY SCHEME TO IMPROVE THE PROVISION OF LADIES’ LOOS IN THEATRES

17/08/2016

Susan and Simon Ruddick, Chairman of Albourne Partners, have generously given the Trust £125,000 to improve facilities in up to 10 theatres UK-wide. Theatres will be invited to apply for up to £15,000 each to improve toilets for women (including unisex and gender neutral facilities) and the Trust will decide on the winners after inspecting the proposed toilets to find out which theatres are most in need of the grant. When and how soon this award is spent is flexible, depending on individual circumstances.

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PHILIP WINDSOR SPANNER AWARD 2016 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

16/08/2016

ABTT NorthNet PHILIP WINDSOR SPANNER AWARD 2016 Call for Nominations The ABTT  honours the special long-term contributions of Phillip Windsor…

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OISTAT IN 2015 ANNUAL REPORT WITH FINANCIAL REPORT

11/08/2016

Every year, OISTAT Headquarters publishes a digital annual report for our members. OISTAT in 2015 Annual Report recaps projects, commission activities and financial status of 2015.

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THEATRE 2016 CONFERENCE REPORT HIGHLIGHTS KEY ISSUES FOR THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY

4/08/2016

Theatre 2016 conference report highlights key issues for the future of the industry In partnership with The Stage and John…

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URGENT RESPONSE: CREATIVE VENUE TECHNICIAN ASSESSMENT CONSULTATION

3/08/2016

The Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship Standard has been approved. The government is now consulting on the assessment specification for the apprenticeship.  Consultation is open until 14 August 2016.

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HSE SURVEY – INSPECTION AND THOROUGH EXAMINATION OF WORK EQUIPMENT

3/08/2016

HSE is reviewing the requirements in health and safety legislation for the inspection or thorough examination of work plant and equipment.  HSE want to hear views from all types of business about how well these requirements are working and how they might be improved to promote effective and proportionate approaches to equipment inspection.

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