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COVID-19 – Government support for businesses

COVID-19 – Government support for businesses

COVID-19: Business Grant Funding and guidance from BEIS The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has produced useful guidance for businesses and employers. This includes a range of grants and loans for small businesses. You can find the...

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AudioUK Chair Kellie While on the COVID-19 outbreak

AudioUK Chair Kellie While on the COVID-19 outbreak

AudioUK's Chair, Kellie While, made the following statement on the situation regarding the spread in the UK of COVID-19 and the measures being taken: "With the UK taking increasingly significant measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, it’s clear this is an...

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AudioUK reacts to Channel 4 hubs announcement

AudioUK reacts to Channel 4 hubs announcement

AudioUK, the trade association for independent audio production companies, today welcomed the announcement that Channel 4 will be setting up a new national HQ in Leeds and two creative hubs in Bristol and Glasgow. Will Jackson, Managing Director of AudioUK, said: “We...

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Nominations Announced for the 2018 Audio Production Awards

Nominations Announced for the 2018 Audio Production Awards

The list of nominations has been released for the 2018 Audio Production Awards (APAs), the premier awards for production skills across radio, audiobooks and podcasting, both off and on-mic. The APAs are sponsored by leading audiobook publisher Audible. Will Jackson,...

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Audio Producers welcome new government Audio Content Fund

Audio Producers welcome new government Audio Content Fund

The government has announced a new fund of up to £3m for public service radio programmes. The Audio Content Fund will be available for public service programmes for a range of audiences. The scheme, which will initially be a pilot lasting up to three years, aims to...

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RIG supports British Library ‘Save our Sounds’ project

RIG supports British Library ‘Save our Sounds’ project

The Radio Independents Group is delighted to give its support to the British Library's project to create a major new radio archive, which it is announcing today: "The British Library outlined its ambitions today to work with the radio industry to explore how to...

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