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Busking in London

Members may be aware that the MU has been working with the Greater London Authority and other stakeholders in an attempt to devise a pan London busking Code of Conduct ‘Busk In London’.

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UK Music calls time on unpaid internships

UK Music has joined forces with Intern Aware, to launch an Internship Code of Practice for music companies and young people. The Code will help employers understand their role and duty when hiring an intern, and importantly show them their responsibilities in terms of pay and tenure.

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#YWM14: What is copyright and how does it affect you?

To celebrate TUC Young Workers’ Month we’re sharing some of the big questions we get from young members, along with tips and advice. Licensing Officer Madeline Hennessy looks at some copyright basics and how it can affect your career as a musician, songwriter or composer.

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Scottish Labour Party Leadership Elections

MU members who live in Scotland and pay into the political fund will soon be receiving voting papers for the Scottish Labour Party Leadership Elections.

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Save the Brighton Hippodrome

The Brighton Hippodrome could be one of the most magnificent theatres in the country. Instead it is threatened with conversion into retail, restaurant and cinema units.

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Royal Northern Sinfonia - Grade-1-athon

Jenny Chang is a Violinist and the MUs Health & Safety Representative in Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS). As part of a group of six RNS musicians, Jenny is taking on the challenge of the Grade-1-athon in an effort to raise funds for the Sage Gateshead's 10th Birthday Appeal.

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International Orchestra Week: What does the MU’s Orchestral department do?

It’s International Orchestra Week! We’re celebrating by asking you to sign petitions for the Ulster Orchestra and orchestras across Europe. But what else does the Orchestral department do?

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International Orchestra Week: Save the Ulster Orchestra!

Not sure about signing the petition to Save the Ulster Orchestra? Here’s why you should care, sign and share.

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Voting now open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Online voting is now open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards, which will take place at the House of Commons Terrace Pavilion on Tuesday 10 March 2015.

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Faber Music Publications - discount for MU members

In October, the MU hosted the Teachers' CPD Weekend at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. During the event Faber offered delegates a special 10% discount on selected Faber Music Publications.

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