Creative industries

Bazalgette to lead government review into UK creative industries

TV industry veteran Peter Bazalgette will lead an independent review into the UK’s creative industries, as part of the government’s new Industrial Strategy. Bazalgette will investigate how creative industries – including the music and video games industries – can help underpin the UK’s “future prosperity” by using and developing new technology, capitalising on intellectual property […]

UK creative industries growing at twice the rate of the economy

The UK’s creative industries are increasing at more than twice the rate of the wider UK economy and exported £17.9 billion (€25.2 billion) of services in 2013, according to government figures. According to the latest figures published by the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS), exports from the creative industries increased by 34.2% –around […]

UK’s TV and creative industries worth £71.4 billion

The UK’s creative industries – including television, film and movies – are now worth more than £71.4 billion (€85.8 billion) per year to the UK economy, according to new government stats.  The Department for Culture, Media and Sport, said that creative industries experienced growth of almost 10% during 2012 and accounted for 1.68 million jobs […]