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The Musical Instrument & Technology Show is back again in 2015 and there are some special rates for MIA members.

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Croner Overtime Ruling

Important news from our benefit provider, Croner Consulting.

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MIA Awards 2014 Winners

See a list of the winners here!!

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Rock the House

Are you an unsigned musician or in a band? Enter Rock the House 2015.

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Croner Solutions

Our Business Helpline partner, Croner, (free calls for MIA members!) has just published their latest newsletter.

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MIA member Hickies are just about to celebrate their 150th anniversary!

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D A Clark & Co Ltd

Latest accountancy update from D A Clark

MIA accountants, D A Clark have just published the latest HMRC guidelines as well as news on matters such as company cars etc.

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Rates Recovery

Could we save you money on your business rates?

MIA partner, Rates Recovery are already saving MIA members money on their rates bill.

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MIA Trade Business Conference

The Conference was a great success!!!

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MIA Backs Music Venue Trust Campaign

MIA backs Music Venue Trust campaign to save live venues

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Government supporting Music Education

Great news the Government has committed to supporting music education hubs with an extra £18m!

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Making Music In the UK 2014

Great news we have New Research we commissioned to update the 2005 data.

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National Learn to Play Day 2015

Following consultation with all 2014 Learn to Play Day venues, we have settled on a date for 2015:

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Just Play

This is NAMM’s great new video. "Just Play". Hope you like it!

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National Music Plan

MIA welcomes Government’s continuing commitment to music education.

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Choosing a Quality Musical Instrument

Click here to read our 'Guide to Buying Quality Musical Instruments' PDF. Helpful advice for the musical student.

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Forever Young? Why being a musician can slow effects of ageing.

Learning to play a musical instrument helps keep people young, according to a new study.

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MIA paper on the importance of music education

Click here to read our PDF guide.

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The Power of Music

The Power of Music: its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. A PDF document by Susan Hallam, Institute of Education, University of London

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To find a Music Teacher

Find a range of websites that provide details of music teachers throughout the uk. Please check with the individual providers regarding the vetting of the teachers (eg CRB checks).

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Upcoming Events

NAMM 22nd - 25th January 2015

MIA organises a group of UK exhibiting companies with funding through UK Trade & Investment. ... read more

Learn to Play Day

The 2015 Learn to Play Day will take place on the 21st March. ... read more

Musikmesse/Pro Light & Sound 2015 - April

MIA organises a group of UK exhibiting companies with funding through UK Trade & Investment. ... read more
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