The UK government is considering introducing extrajudicial pirate website blocking so that rightsholders will not have to go to the High Court every time they want an illegal site taken down.
The government has announced a £3m fund to support creative and cultural organisations across Northern England.
UK Music's chief executive Michael Dugher has called on the government to protect self-employed workers in the music industry ahead of changes to the Universal Credit benefits system next week.
UK Music chief executive Michael Dugher calls on the government to extend the Parental Leave Bill to cover the self-employed and help support the livelihoods of thousands of people working across the music industry...
New rules will require sellers and platforms to, 'provide more information around resold event tickets, protecting consumers from rip off prices.'
Matthew Hancock MP, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, has underlined his commitment to addressing the transfer of value from creators to digital content platforms.
The campaign to save music venues by imposing stricter rules on property developers has been backed by the government, which UK Music described as 'a seismic victory.'
Touts will be banned from using automated ticket buying software under a new criminal offence, to be brought forward via the Digital Economy Act.
Former culture minister Ed Vaizey MP and David Warburton MP have backed UK Music's campaign to protect music venues threatened with closure.
Conor McGinn MP has secured a debate for today (3 November) where he will highlight the contributions – as well as challenges – of the music industry.