Using the IP Chapters as “political giveaways” in the on-going trade negotiations could have a damaging and long-lasting impact on creative industries. Rebecca Deegan, Director of Policy and Public Affairs at the British Copyright Council, sheds light on the issue.
With the Brexit saga set to extend into its fifth year, and ongoing uncertainty about the country’s future prospects, it’s easy to feel glum – here’s how our creative industries can give us hope.
The Amazon Growing Business Awards is right around the corner, but before the big night arrives, here’s an examination of the best creative industries companies to make the shortlist.
Brand design agency Bulletproof was recognised at the Amazon Growing Business Awards last year as the Creative Industries Business of the Year. We found out why.
It’s a co-working company sweeping the world, but now WeWork is putting its money where its mouth is and handing out millions of pounds through business grants.
The creative industries in the UK are undergoing a revival – government figures show the country’s creative industries are now worth £84.1bn per year to the UK economy. At the heart of that is a piqued interest in art.
Designed with independent artists who want more control over the ownership of their music in mind, a new funding model is trying to shake-up the music industry. And given that British artists contribute over £4bn to the economy each year, the disruptive potential is not to be sneered at.
UK creative industries are soaring thanks to domestic and global demand for our games, film and TV but more can be done to drive further growth.
A geographical report from Nesta has found the UK's creative industries are distributed unevenly across the country, with 43 per cent of creative economy jobs in London and the south-east.
In 2014, Britain’s creative industries took centre stage with DMCS figures highlighting the major contribution they make to the UK economy – a staggering £8m per hour. This year will be no different.
From this week onwards businesses in Britain's video games industry are eligible to claim for tax relief off their production costs.
Fifteen British musical acts signed to independent record labels will receive Government funding in an effort to support music exports.