Read updates on the policies, events and data on the UK creative industries. Image: Rita Ora, © JM Enternational, Courtesy BRIT Awards Limited/BPI.
UK innovators are bringing together creativity and tech with transformative results.
More speakers added to diverse Createch 2019 programme.
Four key themes will anchor the Createch 2019 conference on June 11th. Find out more.
How is the UK's AI Sector Deal progressing?
Have an immersive tech idea? Apply for seed funding.
Summarising the achievements from the landmark Sector Deal in year one.
Aardman are among the companies creating next-generation audience expeirences.
How economically important is the UK's arts and culture industry?
The Global Music Report from the IFPI estimates that global revenues in the music market grew by 9.7 per cent during 2018.
The UK market for Games was worth an estimated £5.7bn in 2018, and the London Games Festival in April 2019 brought together games companies, investors and gamers.
The successful new V&A museum in Dundee.
A dedicated programme will advise young people on creative job opportunities. Image credits: Creative Careers Programme/Angelica Bomford.
In Africa Tech Week, the UK and South Africa agree to lead a digital connectivity initiative for Commonwealth markets.
UK universities will train a new generation of Artificial Intelligence talent.
How to spread awareness of creative career options.
UK Createch businesses have been exploring greater opportunities to collaborate in India.
Investment in culture, creativity and heritage will be used to catalyse regeneration in five English locations.
What is the future of immersive technology?
Japan is a growth market for the UK creative industries.
In challenging circumstances, sales of games, music and books have been robust.
Measures to support diversity and the talent pipeline in the creative industries have been announced.
Summary of the Creative Industries Autumn Reception held at the House of Commons on Monday, November 19th.
Creative industries contributed £101.5bn to the UK in 2017.
Measures to boost the UK's innovative tech businesses.
Latest data on the UK music industry from the 2018 Measuring Music report.
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).
Details of creatively-led and tech 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MPs and industry leaders celebrate the success of the UK's creative industries.
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.
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.
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.
What do the 2015 h.Club 100 Awards nominations tell us about the health of the UK games sector?
New official data shows the number of UK creative occupations increased by three times the UK economy average in 2014.
London has attracted more overseas tech investment than major european cities combined. Find out why.
A Nesta study has analysed the risk that automation will replace creative industries jobs.
Children's live-action shows will qualify for tax relief. Find out more.
Want to join a trade visit to Singapore and Malaysia in late November-early December 2014? Find out more here.
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.
Find out how jobs growth in the UK creative industries such as television and film - shown here - is outstripping the rest of the economy.
Find out why the UK is "digitally ready" with the creative industries at the centre of technology-driven change.
Sir John Sorrell on why UK creativity leads the world
This opinion piece by Matt Hunter, Chief Design Officer of the Design Council, analyses what makes design.