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UK Music measures the economic contribution of music industry

28th February 2013

UK Music has launched the first research to accurately measure the size of the music industry and its contribution to the British economy.

Government to cut back on red tape for community entertainment

7th January 2013

Community groups are to be set free from red tape, as the Government today announced plans to cut unnecessary regulations around neighbourhood events.

UK Music welcomes new government IP education campaign

17th December 2012

In a speech this morning to an invited group from intellectual property (IP) based industries, Business Secretary Vince Cable hailed greater respect for Intellectual Property as key to maximising UK economic growth.

UK Music backs the justice collective for Christmas number 1!

17th December 2012

UK Music are very pleased to back Steve Rotheram MP and the Justice Collective. This single supports a great cause, and we are happy to see music bringing people together this Christmas.

UK Music supports work to streamline copyright licensing

21st November 2012

Radio and television presenter Lauren Laverne is to host the 2013 Music Producers Guild Awards, which take place at the Café de Paris in London on February 7th 2013.

Youth challenge to promote value of creative copyright

21st November 2012

Young people are set to benefit from a new competition launched today by the Intellectual Property Office in partnership with UK Music.

Lauren Laverne confirmed as host of the music producers guild awards

15th October 2012

Radio and television presenter Lauren Laverne is to host the 2013 Music Producers Guild Awards, which take place at the Café de Paris in London on February 7th 2013.

UK Music reveals huge potential of live music act

21st September 2012

Today (Friday 21st September) UK Music unveils new research into the potential impact of the Live Music Act 2012. UK Music, commissioned The Market Research Group at the University of Bournemouth to survey 1000 premises to look at the potential impact of the Act.Today UK Music unveils new research into the potential impact of the Live Music Act 2012.Passed as an Act of Parliament in March 2012, the Live Music Act will see the deregulation of live performance* in venues of no more than 200 people

The dark side of the tune: the hidden energy cost of digital music consumption

20th September 2012

The Dark Side of the Tune reviews current research on the costs of data traffic and highlights some of the energy costs inherent in a range of existing digital music services. These costs are both startling and surprising.

UK Music welcomes Maria Miller as new culture secretary

4th September 2012

Maria Miller MP has been confirmed as the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport following Jeremy Hunt’s promotion earlier today to Secretary of State for Health.

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