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UK Music launches academic partnership

UK Music launches academic partnership

UK Music has joined with UK-wide academic institutions to launch MAP, a music academic partnership.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 1:48PM
UK Music issues five-point manifesto

UK Music issues five-point manifesto Gated Content

UK Music has made the political, economical and legislative ingredients for a healthy domestic music business crystal clear for the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 19th 2015 at 12:35PM
RadioCentre disappointed by Government rule on not-for-profit radio

RadioCentre disappointed by Government rule on not-for-profit radio

RadioCentre has expressed concern following the Government announcing today (Thursday, January 22) that it would relax financial and advertising restrictions ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 11:24AM
Mike Weatherley

MPs pledge to ramp up anti-secondary ticketing campaign Gated Content

A number of MPs have hit back at the Government’s recent decision to reject amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 16th 2015 at 2:36PM

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Creative industries worth to UK economy reaches record high

Creative industries worth to UK economy reaches record high

The UK’s creative industries are now worth £76.9 billion per year to the economy, equating to £8.8m per hour or ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 13th 2015 at 10:30AM
Australians to avoid punishment for illegal downloads

Australians to avoid punishment for illegal downloads

Copyright law proposals being presented today (Tuesday, December 9) to federal cabinet would block Australians from accessing websites like The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 9th 2014 at 10:39AM
Parliament

Industry files for judicial review over lack of compensation in private copying exception

The Musicians’ Union, BASCA and UK Music have launched an application for a judicial review of the Government’s introduction of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:15PM
Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

The BPI and UKTI have announced the next recipients of Government funding through the Music Export Growth Scheme.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:26AM

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UK Music: 'Music's value is resonating in Parliament'

UK Music: 'Music's value is resonating in Parliament'

The following is written by Jo Dipple, CEO at UK Music:


on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:40PM
Personal copying exception comes into effect in UK IP law

Personal copying exception comes into effect in UK IP law

Changes to IP law that allow consumers to legally make copies of content for personal use have come into effect.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 3:09PM
Season Butler

Artists' Assembly Against Austerity launches

Lobbying group, Artists’ Assembly Against Austerity, has launched - designed to rally musicians to voice opposition against government cuts to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 29th 2014 at 4:17PM
BBFC

Age ratings to appear on music videos from October 1

Music videos released on physical packaged media that might contain content unsuitable for children will soon be required to be ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:37PM

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Deborah Annetts

Government pledges extra £18m for music education

The Government has pledged an extra £18m for music education programmes in 2015-16 and agreed to continue funding the network ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 9:40AM
Which? partners with Jakwob and George The Poet for Government campaign

Which? partners with Jakwob and George The Poet for Government campaign

Consumer watchdog Which? has partnered with producer Jakwob and spoken word artist George The Poet for new campaign #UNMUTEUK, asking ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 3:07PM
Vince Cable

Government pledges £16m funding injection for Britain's creative industries

The creative industries could stand to gain from a £16m injection of Government funding after the launch of a new ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:12AM
Piracy

Weatherley: 'Cutting off ad revenue to illegal sites is key to piracy battle'

The Prime Minister’s IP Advisor Mike Weatherley has highlighted efforts to cut off advertising revenues flowing to illegal websites as ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2014 at 2:53PM

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New private copying rules to take effect in October

New private copying rules to take effect in October

Following reviews to copyright law, new rules on the private use of personal copies, quotation and parody of copyrighted material ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 11:53AM
Russia copyright law amendments could block sites

Russia copyright law amendments could block sites

New copyright amendments being prepared by the ministry of communications in Russia could lead to entire websites being blocked by ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 22nd 2014 at 2:20PM
Copyright reform: Where will the impact be felt?

Copyright reform: Where will the impact be felt?

The following is a piece by Adam Rendle, associate at international law firm Taylor Wessing LLP:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 21st 2014 at 3:31PM
David Cameron

Cameron urged to commit to UK's IP Crime Unit

The Prime Minister’s Intellectual Property Advisor Mike Weatherley MP has championed the contribution of the creative industries to the British ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:00AM
Government agrees new minimum standard law with UK collection societies

Government agrees new minimum standard law with UK collection societies

Pubs, bars and shops that require a licence to play music or schools that photocopy copyright material could find their ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2014 at 10:09AM
Mike Weatherley

Government IP Adviser proposes prison sentences for illegal downloaders

The Government has been asked to consider prison sentences not only for those who distribute copyright-infringing material online but also ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:24AM
Cash

Creative industries worth £71.4bn to UK economy - DCMS report

The creative industries are now worth £71.4 billion to the UK economy every year - generating over £8 million an ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2014 at 5:49PM
Ed Vaizey

Digital radio to get £21m boost from BBC, Government and commercial networks

Digital radio is to get £21 million in investment from Government, the BBC and commercial radio networks Arqiva, Bauer and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 16th 2013 at 2:33PM
Ed Vaizey

Vaizey 'won't be pushed on DAB switchover date'

Minister for Culture Communication and Creative Industries Ed Vaizey has reiterated that a date for a digital radio switchover in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:38AM