06 April 2018

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • More than £150 million will be jointly invested by government and industry to help the country’s world-leading cultural and creative businesses thrive as part of landmark Sector Deal
  • Britain’s creative industries are worth £92 billion, employ 2 million people and are growing twice as fast as the rest of the economy
  • New Cultural Development Fund will see cities and towns have access to £20 million to invest in culture and creative industries
  • Plans to nurture and develop the next generation of creatives include industry-led careers programme and a new London Screen Academy

Britain’s world-leading creative industries are set to consolidate the country’s position as a global creative powerhouse, following a groundbreaking new Industrial Strategy deal agreed between government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) on behalf of the sector.

READ MORE:  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/creative-industries-sector-deal-launched

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