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Onine Piracy

UK music pirates could face up to 10 years imprisonment

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

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

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
Music Export Growth Scheme provides latest round of funding

Music Export Growth Scheme provides latest round of funding

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

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Parliament

Government 'considering options' on private copying exception

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

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'

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
John Whittingdale new Culture Secretary in Cabinet reshuffle

John Whittingdale new Culture Secretary in Cabinet reshuffle

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

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UK music industry looks to build with Conservative Government

UK music industry looks to build with Conservative Government

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

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

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

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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
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

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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
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
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