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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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2016 OISTAT ARCHITECTURE CHAIR ELECTION CANDIDATE

27/07/2016

Election for OISTAT Architecture Chair will take place during the 2016 OISTAT Architecture commission meeting in Sevilla, Spain, October 21-22, 2016. The nomination has been closed on July 20, 2016. Mr. Tim Foster (UK), current Chair of Architecture, is nominated to serve a second term.

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PRODUCERS OF STAR WARS PLEAD GUILTY

26/07/2016

Foodles Production (UK) Ltd has today pleaded guilty to failing to protect actors and workers following an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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