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Latest on creative industries clusters and the work of a new evidence centre.
Advertising CEO Annette King has been appointed head of the Creative Industries Trade & Investment Board
British music exports are at their highest level since the turn of the millennium, led by the success of artists such as Ed Sheeran and Rag n' Bone Man.
UK TV production revenues have grown by a third in the last decade.
Think you know about the size of UK design? Find out the facts.
Exports of services from the UK creative industries rose 27.4 per cent in 2016, putting the UK well on track to hit a target of £31bn in service exports by 2020.
2m UK jobs are in the creative industries, which are expanding faster than the rest of the jobs market. Read more.
The UK has benefited from the Creative Europe programme. Find out more.
How can finance help creative businesses grow? New research
Tim Davie CBE has been appointed industry chair of the Creative Industries Council (CIC).
The Createch Resource Book includes details of 100-creatively led businesses and 100-tech-led businesses in this new category.
Tech Nation 2018 shows how connections and collaboration power the UK tech sector and drive the economy.
Official data on UK advertising spend.
More details from Createch, part of London Tech Week.
Details of a Government strategy to keep the UK at the forefront of artificial intelligence.
The UK and India have signed an ambitious tech partnership.
2018 has made a strong start in media deals, according to Kingston Smith's Deal Tracker.
Unusual storylines and characterisation distinguished one of the principal winners at the 2018 BAFTA Games Awards.
Find out more about the UK capital's annual premier games event.
A snapshot of business outlooks for 2018 in the annual Kingston Smith survey.
Read about the pioneering sector deal for the creative industries.
A drive to promote UK advertising internationally. How can you get involved?
Exports of creative services and goods from the UK could be much higher than official figures.
There is a great growth opportunity in scaling up the UK creative industries. Here's why.
London Fashion Week in February 2018 offered a diverse and creative showcase.
One million new creative jobs could be created in the UK.
Land Rover, Framestore, Tata and Reliance participated in India-UK Createch summit.
Streaming and the vinyl revival has driven UK music consumption to robust levels.
The leading UK market research agencies, ranked by turnover.
New data shows the UK creative industries growing at twice the average of the UK economy.
Net flows of foreign direct investment into the UK hit record levels in 2016.
Want to know where the growth in UK theatre is? A new report shows you.
A plan to build on the UK's strengths and embrace the opportunities of technological change.
A strategy to create 11 regional tech hubs.
Support for prioritising the creative industries crosses political parties.
Hastings Pier - the vibrant community-led restored pier on the East Sussex coast - scoops the biggest award in British architecture: the RIBA Stirling Prize.
Read about Sir Peter Bazalgette's recommendations on the UK's creative industries.
Facts and figures from London Fashion Week September 2017
Read how the creative industries can drive benefits across the UK.
New screen bureau and fund announced for West Midlands. Read more.
The successful London Games Festival will return to the capital between April 5th and 15th, 2018.
UK creative industries employment is growing at four times the rate of the UK workforce, according to official statistics.
Find out about the UK's role in one of the most awarded ads at the Cannes Lions.
Rising numbers of games benefit from UK tax relief rules.
Find out which UK businesses won awards at the 2017 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival.
Find out more about an exciting new hybrid category of creativity and innovation.
Read how the creative industries could play a key role in the UK's industrial future.
Read a general election manifesto for the creative industries.
Find out how the creative industries earn almost £10m every hour for the UK.
A free database aims to facilitate relationships between designers and high-end UK manfacturers.
2017 started slowly for media deal-makers. But there are signs of an upturn.
New report shows impact of growth in mobile and VR gaming.
Can creative computing be taught? The authors of a new book think so.
Interested in growing exports? The UK Government provides free online tools and resources to help.
From posters to virtual reality, UK advertising has combined creativity and effectiveness.
Government plan intends to make the UK the best country for digital business.
The International Fashion Showcase brings emerging fashion designers from 26 countries to London.
The Q3, 2016 results from the UK Creative Industries Tracker Survey.
MPs and industry leaders celebrate the success of the UK's creative industries.
Representatives from tangerine and the RSC were awarded 2016 CIC Awards.
Creatives need to keep evolving platforms and distribution to connect with consumers.
The shortlists for the International and Cross Industry Collaboration Awards from the Creative Industries Council have been announced.
How can big businesses keep innovating?
Brexit, Thomas Heatherwick and Shakespeare have all attracted international interest for the UK during the quarter.
The geography of UK creativity - as analysed by Nesta & Creative England
How crafts businesses could benefit via innovation and cross-industry collaboration. Image: Giovanni Corvaja, Golden Fleece Headpiece, 2009.
Read how the creative industries can grow over the next five years.
Read how the UK creative industries could lead growth in a post-Brexit UK.
Read how the creative industries are outperforming other sectors.
The potential Northern 'Digital Powerhouse' could generate almost £6bn extra for the UK.
A UK app which enables players to simulate the management of music artists has been a hit.
The UK has the highest balance of payments in europe for advertising services, new data shows.
Find out which films helped the UK earn a record-breaking $9.4bn at the box office in 2015.
How can the creative industries attract young talent?
Analysis of deals involving UK creative businesses during 2015.
Actor Mark Rylance was one of six British winners at the 2016 Oscars.
Find out who won the top prizes at the 2016 BRITS music awards.
An international showcase at London Fashion Week will present emerging designers from across the world.
UK artists were five of the top 10 most popular music recording artists in the world in 2015. Find out more.
Star Wars and the UK - partners for more than 30 years.
Find out which companies made the cut.
An initiative aims to make London the world's games capital.
British winners at the 2016 Golden Globes awards for film and television.
MPs believe creative industries are vital to the UK's future, but greater devolution could help.
UK ad agencies have launched a Silicon Valley tech mission.
A news item about Kingston Smith, the first commercial partner to this website.
From a shortlist of 10, Andy Serkis was selected as the first winner of the Cross-Industry Collaboration Award from the Creative Industries Council.
Small games businesses can apply to a new fund for support in turning business ideas into prototypes.
Find out more about the nominees for the new CIC Cross-Industry Collaboration Award, in partnership with The Hospital Club's 2015 h.Club 100 Awards.
What do the 2015 h.Club 100 Awards nominations tell us about the health of the UK games sector?
A short news item on the go-ahead for an increase in the UK's film tax relief.
New official data shows the number of UK creative occupations increased by three times the UK economy average in 2014.
Advertising today succeeds by cross-pollinating skills.
A fusion of art and engineering is transforming the possibilities for creativity.
UK creative exports totalled £17.9bn in services during 2013. New data breaks down the contribution of each sector to the final export figure.
Why are UK agencies opening offices in Chicago?
A report into the UK's screen-based sectors attempts to put figures on the employment and value created by these industries.
London has attracted more overseas tech investment than major european cities combined. Find out why.
5 out of 10 of the world's top-selling album acts in 2014 were from the UK. Find out who made the cut..
Central London festival line-up announced.
The Hospital Club, in partnership with the Creative Industries Council, has launched the 2015 h.Club 100 awards to recognise influential, innovative UK creative entrepreneurs.
A Nesta study has analysed the risk that automation will replace creative industries jobs.
The March 2015 Budget included new measures for the creative industries. Read about them.
The GREAT Festival of Creativity comes to Shanghai. We will see you there.
The UK creative industries generated a record £76.9bn of value to the UK economy in 2013, according to official data. Read more on the figures.
Creative organisation leaders and government representatives sound an optimistic note about 2015.
Children's live-action shows will qualify for tax relief. Find out more.
How could the UK government increase support for the games sector? Find out more.
New data on the size and value of the UK's games industry.
Read about the export success of the UK's television industry.
Want to join a trade visit to Singapore and Malaysia in late November-early December 2014? Find out more here.
India's Tata & Sons has appointed the JWT advertising agency - including its London office - to create a global branding campaign.
London Fashion Week in September 2014 was characterised by examples of digital innovation. Image: Peter Fitzgerald, BFC. Photographer: Shaun James Cox.
Inward investment is driving UK film and TV production.
Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, the global marketing services group, on the business case for creativity.
2013 worldwide sales data for UK music acts. (Pre-rollover image credit: JM Enternational)
TV entrepreneur Cat Lewis says UK TV has benefited from helpful regulation but the UK needs to ensure regional talent is supported.
London's is the world's leading theatre capital, according to new report. Pre-rollover image: Original London company of Shakespeare In Love, Disney. Image credit: Johan Persson.
Read the vision of the Creative Industries Council, the industry body advising government, on how to maintain and grow the success of the UK's creative industries.
Find out how jobs growth in the UK creative industries such as television and film - shown here - is outstripping the rest of the economy.
UK video games development to benefit from similar tax reliefs as film, animation and high-end TV.
This report describes the UK Government's programme to help small to medium sized UK creative businesses win more overseas business.
Find out why the UK is "digitally ready" with the creative industries at the centre of technology-driven change.
Interest in British brands is growing among Chinese consumers.
Sir John Sorrell on why UK creativity leads the world
London theatres were booming in 2013. Read the figures in full.
The UK's independent TV production companies are enjoying increasing success in China. Find out more.
Read about the changes to rules to encourage more filming in the UK.
This opinion piece by Matt Hunter, Chief Design Officer of the Design Council, analyses what makes design.