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Government issues clarification on tax relief for recording artist advances

Government issues clarification on tax relief for recording artist advances

UK Music and the Featured Artists Coalition have welcomed clarification from the Government on tax relief for recording artist advances.

on Feb 9th 2016 at 1:54PM
UK Music welcomes 'agent of change' amendments to Planning Bill

UK Music welcomes 'agent of change' amendments to Planning Bill Gated Content

The music industry has welcomed amendments to the Planning Bill which would place the agent of change principle in UK ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 7th 2015 at 5:06PM
Festivals prepare case ahead of 2016 Business Rates Review

Festivals prepare case ahead of 2016 Business Rates Review Gated Content

The festival industry has been given more time to prepare its case on how business rates are assessed against agricultural ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Nov 27th 2015 at 10:31AM
MMF demands action on 'out of control' secondary ticketing

MMF demands action on 'out of control' secondary ticketing Gated Content

The Music Managers Forum has demanded greater transparency from the “out of control” secondary ticketing market ahead of the Government’s ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 3:50PM

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Government makes music video age rating programme permanent

Government makes music video age rating programme permanent Gated Content

Last year's Government-backed pilot programme to give relevant music videos an age rating has been made permanent after a successful ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 12:01AM
Onine Piracy

UK music pirates could face up to 10 years imprisonment Gated Content

The Conservative government has published a consultation on increasing the penalty for those who “infringe the rights of copyright holders ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:19AM
Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK Gated Content

The High Court has overturned a copyright law introduced last year, which allowed copying films and music for private use.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 7:25AM
EBACC

Creative industries urge Government to rethink EBacc plans Gated Content

The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has re-launched its Bacc For The Future campaign following the Department for Education’s announcement ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 6th 2015 at 3:26PM

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Music Export Growth Scheme provides latest round of funding

Music Export Growth Scheme provides latest round of funding Gated Content

The latest UK music acts to receive Government funding to export their music abroad have been announced by business secretary ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:41AM
Parliament

Government 'considering options' on private copying exception Gated Content

The Government is now considering its options on the private copying exception, having had current legislation denounced as unlawful by ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:53PM
Festival industry calls for 'immediate halt' to Valuations Office Agency assessment

Festival industry calls for 'immediate halt' to Valuations Office Agency assessment Gated Content

The festival and events industry has responded to the Government's business rates review, with the likes of Association Of Independent ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 3:02PM
Jo Dipple

UK Music tells Government: 'Fight our corner in Europe' Gated Content

UK Music is urging David Cameron’s Conservative Government to take bolder action in Europe when it comes to the music ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 14th 2015 at 10:13AM

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John Whittingdale new Culture Secretary in Cabinet reshuffle

John Whittingdale new Culture Secretary in Cabinet reshuffle Gated Content

Sajid Javid has been promoted in a Cabinet reshuffle to Business Secretary, vacating his position as Culture Secretary after just ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 11th 2015 at 11:01AM
UK music industry looks to build with Conservative Government

UK music industry looks to build with Conservative Government Gated Content

UK Music and the BPI are looking forward to furthing the music industry's cause with a majority Conservative Government over ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 8th 2015 at 1:54PM
Ged Doherty

BPI will urge next government to extend creative industry tax relief Gated Content

BPI chairman Ged Doherty told delegates at Westminster Media Forum’s Next Steps for the Music Industry that he will urge ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 20th 2015 at 1:19PM
UK Music launches academic partnership

UK Music launches academic partnership Gated Content

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

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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 Gated Content

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
Creative industries worth to UK economy reaches record high

Creative industries worth to UK economy reaches record high Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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

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

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 Gated Content

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