- Do you need to build your own Creative Cluster?
- What Will the Sector Deal Ever Do for You – Investors?
- What Will the Sector Deal do for You – Universities and Major Companies/Institutions?
- What will the Creative Industries Sector Deal Ever do for You – Freelancers and Micro-Companies?
- Money for Creatives – Ways Forward
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Creative Clusters are now at the the heart of new funding for the Creative Industries in the UK. As was pointed out in the previous blog on opportunities for investors, there will be more money at seed level i.e. up … Continue reading
In this, the third of three blogs on The Creative Industries Sector Deal, which was published recently by the UK Government, we set out the opportunities and questions for Investors in the UK’s Creative Industries. The Deal sets out a … Continue reading
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
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
This is part of our series of blogs on the way in which creatives may obtain finance for their work. Written by guest blogger David Farbey of Myriad Associates this piece reviews one aspect of the UK Tax system which … Continue reading
In the previous blogs on the Content Investment Forum organised by BCre8ive and Digital Catapult we covered the initial issues, and a range of experiences from freelancers and micro companies. In this final blog in this series we are looking … Continue reading
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
In the last month, two major UK Government initiatives have called for Creative Clusters to be supported and created across the UK. The first was the AHRC announcement of £80m for creative clusters hosted by Universities. The second as part … Continue reading
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
In the last month PACT have published a report highlighting the problems with UK independent film production. Last week Screen International published interviews with UK sales agents talking about a system that is broken. The number of UK independent films … Continue reading