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Entries in 'Musicians' Union' (17)

Musicians Union

MU opposes Camden's 'draconian' measures against busking

The Musicians’ Union has expressed its disappointment over Camden Council’s decision introduce punitive measures against buskers despite “vocal opposition” from ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:21PM
The Rocktober Report

Live Music Act 1 year on: 'A fantastic achievement' - but there's more to be done

UK Music and the Musicians’ Union are today celebrating the first anniversary of the Live Music Act by publishing a ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 1st 2013 at 2:26PM
Musicians Union

TUC supports Musicians' Union push for levy on MP3 manufacturers

The TUC Congress has today supported a Musicians’ Union motion demanding fair compensation for musicians for private copying.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 9th 2013 at 1:22PM
Musicians Union 1893

Musicians' Union celebrates 120th anniversary

The Musicians’ Union is today celebrating its 120th anniversary with a special conference in Manchester, where it was formed ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 2:06PM

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Nathan Hubbard

'Artists should be unionised,' says Ticketmaster CEO

Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard has called for artists to demand unionisation in the face of the raging Spotify debate sparked ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 16th 2013 at 10:01AM
European Union

EU Parliament to consider new rules for instruments on planes

The EU Parliament is discuss a revision in the rights passengers have when taking musical instruments on to planes.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 13th 2013 at 3:45PM
Musicians Union

MU Exec Committee elects first female chair

The Musicians’ Union (MU) executive committee has elected Kathy Dyson as its first female Chair.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 11th 2013 at 2:25PM
60% of musicians worked for free in past year - MU report

60% of musicians worked for free in past year - MU report

New research commissioned by the Musicians’ Union suggests that 60% of musicians have worked for free over the past year, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 14th 2012 at 9:52AM

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Musicians suffer low pay, rely on Copyright royalties - research

Musicians suffer low pay, rely on Copyright royalties - research

New research commissioned by the Musicians’ Union (MU) has been published today, demonstrating the 'chronic' levels of low pay and ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 11th 2012 at 9:27AM
Musicians' Union

MU launches fair pay campaign

The Musicians’ Union is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 14th 2012 at 2:52PM
Musicians' Union

John Smith re-elected as MU General Secretary

John Smith has been re-elected as general secretary of the Musicians’ Union (MU). 

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 18th 2012 at 4:59PM
Musicians' Union

MU Live Music Act kit aims to boost business for venues Gated Content

The Musicians Union (MU) has launched a ‘Live Music Kit’ with advice for venues to coincide with the implementation of ...

on Sep 28th 2012 at 11:29AM

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MU ticks off Cafe Rouge

MU ticks off Cafe Rouge

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has criticised the Café Rouge ‘Vive la Musique’ charity evenings being held on 18 September 2012 ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 14th 2012 at 2:56PM
Musicians' Union

TUC agrees to lobby Government for Music Hubs standardisation

The TUC has agreed to lobby the Government for terms and conditions to be standardised across newly launched Music Education ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 12th 2012 at 2:45PM
Musicians' Union

TUC pledges to support working musicians

The TUC has accepted the MU’s motion asking that professional musicians should not be expected to work for free.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Sep 11th 2012 at 10:05AM
MU calls on TUC to protect musicians

MU calls on TUC to protect musicians

The Musicians’ Union (MU) will this week ask the TUC to support a musician’s right to be paid and to ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 10th 2012 at 9:29AM

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Musicians' Union

Musicians' Union issues music education 'Hub resource pack'

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has issued a “Hub resource pack” to run alongside the newly launched Music Education Hubs with ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 30th 2012 at 12:41PM