6 Aug 2021

‘We can walk forward with confidence with new insurance scheme’, says Parklife festival co-founder

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

A £750 million pound insurance scheme to back live events has been announced by the government.

The scheme will help businesses put on events, without the risk of a Covid outbreak leaving them out of pocket.

The scheme has been largely welcomed by event organisers, but has been criticised for not coming in time to help during the summer festival season.

We were joined by Sacha Lord, who co-founded the Parklife festival and The Warehouse Project.