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World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

Every year suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death globally. Worldwide, suicide is responsible for over 800,000 deaths each year, which equates to one suicide every 20 seconds. The risk of suicide amongst those in the Performing Arts is higher than in the wider population, with some statistics suggesting...

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£1.57 billion… so what next?

  Like many in the industry, I was relieved (and more than a little shocked) to hear that the Government was making £1.57billion available to support the arts and culture sector through the next stage of the Coronavirus crisis. Whilst this is hugely welcome, and a far larger sum of money than many expected,...

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What’s Coronavirus got to do with PatronBase?

What’s Coronavirus got to do with PatronBase? We’ve been spending a fair bit of our time on the tiny lump of genetic material known as COVID-19 over the past 2-3 weeks. As well as putting our own contingency plans into action, we’ve put some pretty comprehensive guidance in place – not just on the...

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6 Tips to Make the Most of Your Online Sales

The PatronBase community, in common with the industry as a whole, has seen online ticket sales to be vital to success, and it’s hard to imagine even the smallest venue or event organiser not being keen to take advantage of online sales. But getting tickets online is the easy part – customers will only take...

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Legitimate Interests – You can, but should you?

With the impending GDPR changes, there’s a great deal of interest amongst marketers and fundraisers in using legitimate interests as an alternative to obtaining consent. In many circumstances, this is legally acceptable – but will your patrons hate you for it? Many marketers and fundraisers are seeing...

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