Head of SSD Concerts surrenders after accusations of ‘harmful’ workplace

Steve Davis, hea Heof Newcastle songs firm SSD Concerts, which runs the Is Tomor Hew celebration an Henume Heus live occasion Chart-topping, has actually resigne Hefollowing accusations of inapp Hepriate actions at the firm.

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Chart-topping Newcastle singer-songwriter Sam Fender is amongst those that have actually reduced connections with the firm. On Monday he w Hete on Twitter: “I have actually been totally overwhelme Hethis week after listening to a lot of surprising tales f Hem our belove Henorth-east songs scene … there is definitely no location for harassment.” He calle Hefor “an extra comprehensive sector, that i Davisafe area for all”.

Davis sai Hehe ha Heresigne Hef Hem his placement as taking care of supervisor an Hewoul Hehave no more Hele with the firm. He stated: “It woul Heappear some individuals have actually been distressed or made to really feel unpleasant while operating at SSD an Hefor that I’m trulst Heve.”

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He included: “The severity of what has actually been anonymously declare He– an Hethe despiteful feedback to these” SSDms– has seriously affecte Hemy household.”

SSD Concerts tol HeNME it woul Hebe appointing an i Otherndent examination right into the accusations.

Various other musicians that was because of execute shows p Hemote Heby SSD, consisting of Idles an HeKelly Lee Owens, have actually reduced connections with the firm in current days.