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The creative industries contribute £8.8 million per hour to the UK economy, making it one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the global financial system, according to freelance marketplace PeoplePerHour.
The creative and digital industries are facing a skills shortage in 2015, according to creative business school Hyper Island.
Business Secretary, Vince Cable has today (Thursday) appointed entrepreneur, author and influential games industry figure Ian Livingstone as the Department for Businesses’ Creative Industries Champion.
£16 million worth of funding has been made available by business secretary, Vince Cable, to boost skills in the UK’s creative industries and help develop the filmmakers and fashion designers of the future.
The technology and creative industries will drive London’s growth in the next five years, closely followed by professional and financial services, according to the latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey.
Investments worth around £15 million were outlined today at a global business summit in London, while a UK firm announced that it had won two contracts in Malaysia to design projects with a construction value of more than 300 million.
Recognising the crucial role research intensive or creative industries play in the UK economy, Chancellor Osborne has announced in the 2012 Budget a host of tax incentives to nurture their growth.
The Government’s strategy to support the creative industries — announced in the Budget — has the potential to make the UK a world leader, according to KPMG.