Until the government agrees to underwrite the insurance risk of Covid-19 the new rules will do nothing for homegrown productions
The news that Covid-19 safety guidance has been approved for the UK’s film and television industry is very welcome. But it is by no means the end of the story.
Anyone who reads these announcements, including people like myself who work in the industry, might think it was problem solved and we can all get back to work. However, there is no mention in this article of a massive hurdle that has yet to be overcome: insurance.