96. How does leaving the EU impact on our operations and can greater digital awareness mitigate any issues?

While the full effects of leaving the EU are not yet clear, there may well be some impact on your organisation’s operations. Understanding how you might be affected will help to mitigate the effects on your organisation.

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Level 1

The UK’s departure from the European Union (EU) in 2020 has been controversial in the arts, culture and heritage sector and it leaves a complex and uncertain situation for heritage organisations to navigate. This guide will help identify ways you can respond to challenges to your organisation’s financial health and funding, anticipate staff and training issues in the post-Brexit environment, and manage changes to your partnerships with organisations based in EU member states.


Level 11. Beginners
You're starting from scratch, or you need a digital skills and knowledge refresh. You're time poor and need a quick fix.

Level 22. Development
You've mastered the basics and now you want to fine tune your digital skills and knowledge. You're looking for new ideas and inspiration to achieve what you want to achieve.

Level 33. Advanced
You know what you're doing digitally but you want to do it better. You're keen to test and experiment and take your heritage organisation to the next level.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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