Category Archives: Creative Policy

Where are the AHRC Creative Clusters?

Over a year ago the AHRC launched its call for a Creative Clusters programme designed to help the creative industries develop new research and development projects. In response over 40 proposals were submitted. Early this summer these were shortlisted and … Continue reading

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What will the Creative Industries Sector Deal Ever do for You – Freelancers and Micro-Companies?

The Creative Industries Sector Deal, published recently by the UK Government, sets out a range of goals and actions designed to help the creative industries and its partners. However, in the light of the famous Monty Python line “What have … Continue reading

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Money for Creatives – Ways Forward

This is a summary  of the BCre8ive and Digital Catapult  ‘Ways Forward’ event held on Monday 19th March 2018 at Digital Catapult. This was the follow up event to their successful November 2017 Investment Forum, and involved numerous creative freelancers, … Continue reading

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Five Women at A Creative Content Investment Forum

This blog is a summary of comments made by five women, who spoke in panels at the BCre8ive/Digital Catapult Content Investment Forum in November 2017.  They covered the full spectrum of participants (see HERE for other speakers) from public sector … Continue reading

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The Future of Investment in Creative Content?

The Creative Investment Forum : Funding Creative Content BCre8ive, and Digital Catapult, invited investors, creatives and public bodies to join forces on 7th November at Digital Catapult, in London, to start a dialogue about how to fund the future of … Continue reading

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New Funding for Creatives ?

BCre8ive invited investors, creatives and public bodies to join forces on 7th November at Digital Catapult, in London, to start  a dialogue about how to fund the future of the creative industries in the UK.  This blog is the first … Continue reading

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Creative Clusters and the 90%

Nearly 90% of the Creative Industries are composed of micro companies of under four people or sole trading freelancers, according to the latest industry surveys. So how will the Creative Clusters plans announced by AHRC, and at the heart of … Continue reading

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What are the problems with Funding Creative Content?

On November 7th 2017 a Forum is being convened, by BCre8ive and Digital Catapult, in London to look at the funding for content creation in the creative industries. In the recent survey of creative freelancers in the UK access to … Continue reading

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£80m University funding for Creatives Clusters

This blog provides a summary overview of the Art and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)’s new call for Universities and Companies in the Creative Industries to bid for support for a new government backed fund. NOTE: You will need to act … Continue reading

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Creative Freelancers Future in the UK.

The Creative Industries Federation this week published the results of the survey we asked BCre8ive members and supporters to fill in earlier this year.  You can download the full report HERE. The survey involved 700 freelancers from across the Creative … Continue reading

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