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The Chamber’s Statement On Government’s Export Strategy

Jack Simpson, North East England Chamber of Commerce policy adviser said: “We welcome the eagerly awaited Future Export Strategy, which aims to develop existing export support, and encourage new exporters to realise their global potential. “Following a Spring consultation...
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Creative Accounting: £84bn in 2014

2016 is so far shaping up to be another major stats party, with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) recently revealing that the creative industries were worth over £84bn to the economy in 2014- generating almost £9.6m...
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Whittingdale in as Culture Secretary

Former Chair of the Commons Culture Committee John Whittingdale OBE (pictured) has been appointed as the new Culture Secretary as part of the Cabinet reshuffle that forms the new Conservative Government. As David Cameron revealed the first all-Tory Cabinet...
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Charge of the Light Ballad Brigade

UK artists claimed over 12% of US album sales last year, with a familiar roll call of Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Coldplay and One Direction leading the polite charge Stateside. With debut ‘In the Lonely Hour’, Smith achieved the...
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Creative Industries: £8.8m Per Hour

The Gen always brings the big numbers, with the latest stats published by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) revealing that the creative industries are now worth £76.9 billion each year to the economy, equating to £8.8m...
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Brits Abroad

The BPI has revealed that British artists sold one in every eight albums sold around the world in last year, taking 13% of the global market. In addition, Brits have claimed the top selling album in six of the...
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IFPI: Not Big in Japan

As George Osborne smugly waves his red (yet definitively blue) budget briefcase around, The Gen returns to the slightly more predictable world of digital music sales stats. The IFPI has published its latest round of digital stats, revealing a...


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