Cost of living crisis webinar series – ISM Trust

24th November 2022

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The cost of living crisis is having a damaging effect on the music sector, and many musicians are struggling. In response, our partner, the ISM Trust, is putting on a series of free webinars to help musicians navigate challenging times. Learn how to manage your money better, stay mentally and physically well, and make money from your music through marketing and promotion, by signing up to the free webinars below.


Financial wellbeing with The Money Charity

30 November, 1-2pm
Get on top of your finances, with money-saving tips, information and tools. We will cover financial resilience, budgeting, credit and borrowing, debt, saving and investment, and accessing support. The webinar will be presented by Martha Lawton, a qualified trainer with over twelve years’ experience of supporting people with their finances.

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Staying mentally and physically well

7 December, 1-2pm
In this webinar, you’ll find out ways to stay mentally and physically healthy during difficult times. We’ll look at how to manage stress, including avoiding burnout, as well as discussing the importance of nutrition, exercise and sleep. The webinar will be presented by vocal and performance coach, researcher and lecture, Lucy Heyman.

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Promote yourself and make money from your music

14 December, 1-2pm
Promotion and marketing are essential for a modern music professional. In the face of increasing financial pressure, it has never been more important to understand how marketing can help you to find work and increase your earnings. The webinar will be presented by Beth Claridge, ISM Senior Marketing Manager, who will cover social media, brand, maximising income streams and the importance of evolving as an artist.

Sign up for free here

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