Weekly Round-Up


Here’s a round-up of some of the key industry news stories that we’ve brought you this week, in case you missed them…

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Here are this week’s key stories:

The Government ‘Roadmap’ offers a way out for MI Retail, but does it come soon enough?

After trailing its intentions in the weekend newspapers, the Government formally announced its ‘roadmap’ to ease the country out of lockdown on Monday. This Roadmap offers a way out for MI Retail, but does it come soon enough? Read more at the link above.

The MIA’s Young Professionals Network

The MIA have set up a network to provide young professionals the opportunity to network, engage, discuss and socialise. This network is also used to communicate and advocate for the issues which are affecting music industry young professionals.

In this article, you can learn more about the network, its members, and how you and your team can get involved.

Research & Development Tax Credits

If you are in the music industry and run a Limited Company, you may be entitled to funds without knowing. ‘Research and Development’ (normally referred to as R&D) tax credits is a government incentive designed to reward UK companies for investing in innovation bringing a valuable source of cash into your businesses.

Updated UK Government Guidance for Export

HM Revenue & Customs have released further updated guidance on exporting goods to the UK as well as the free Trader Support Service with telephone support. Find out more at the link above.