Read updates on the policies, events and data on the UK creative industries. Image: Rita Ora, © JM Enternational, Courtesy BRIT Awards Limited/BPI.
Industry leaders welcome new funding to weather the impact of coronavirus.
Familiar performers from screen and stage contribute to a short film created during lockdown.
How can the creative industries emerge stronger from the impact of Covid-19?
The Creative Industries Council has published its Diversity & Inclusion Report for 2019/20.
UK advertising services exports grew 15 per cent in 2018 to a record £7.9bn.
A new timetable has been created for proposals for creative uses of 5G in a £30m government-run competition.
Creative industries grew economic contribution five times faster than the UK average in 2018, with services exports also hitting a record £35.6bn.
Socially-driven arts organisations can apply for funding to promote growth. Find out more.
UK music businesses are invited on a trade mission to China.
Moore Kingston Smith analysis suggests deal activity held up better than expected in the third quarter of 2019.
Latest data on the UK music industry from the 2019 Music By Numbers Report.
How can we encourage more young people to consider creative careers?
Highlights of speeches given at the 2019 Creative Industries Autumn Reception on 22nd October 2019.
What should the UK's priorities be to support the next generation of creative industries talent?
A £250m, five-year investment in the UK's creative and cultural sectors has been announced.
Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation are joining forces.
Find out which designers featured in London Fashion Week September 2019.
London Design Festival will play host to leading designers and industry debates.
The value of UK creative services exports rose by 21.1 per cent to £32.7bn, according to latest Government data.
New statistics on skills and migrant labour issues in the UK creative industries workforce.
The Creative Industries Council is urging the UK Government to make commitments on future immigration policy.
A diversity charter from the CIC has been welcomed by the Government.
With two million jobs - three quarters of them outside London - the creative industries continue to drive employment growth in the UK economy.
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.
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.
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 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.
How can finance help creative businesses grow? New research
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.
Details of a Government strategy to keep the UK at the forefront of artificial intelligence.
A snapshot of business outlooks for 2018 in the annual Kingston Smith survey.
Read about the pioneering sector deal for the creative industries.
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.
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 strategy to create 11 regional tech hubs.
Support for prioritising the creative industries crosses political parties.
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 how the creative industries earn almost £10m every hour for the UK.
Can creative computing be taught? The authors of a new book think so.
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 crafts businesses could benefit via innovation and cross-industry collaboration. Image: Giovanni Corvaja, Golden Fleece Headpiece, 2009.
How can the creative industries attract young talent?
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.
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.
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.
This opinion piece by Matt Hunter, Chief Design Officer of the Design Council, analyses what makes design.