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Private copying exception

UK Music is disappointed that the Government has ignored important warnings from Parliament and industry about technical flaws in legislation to introduce a much needed exception to copyright for private copying.

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The cultural value of live music: from the pub to the stadium

New report ‘The Cultural Value of Live Music from the Pub to the Stadium: Getting Beyond the Numbers’ looks at the ecology of live music venues across the UK.

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AIM Startups

AIM Startups is designed to help creative start-ups and as part of their program, AIM offers access to funding, mentoring, training, networking events and on-going support.

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MU response to Young People and the Arts: A Labour Policy Review Consultation

The MU is pleased that the Labour Party is investing time in documenting the importance of cultural education, and has made a series of recommendations to Labour's Young People and the Arts consultation.

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Trustee opportunities

Bristol Ensemble’s board of trustees and the Wiltshire Music Centre are seeking to appoint new Chairs during 2015.

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Labour Arts Alliance

The Labour Arts Alliance is being formed to make, once again, the case for the arts. The Alliance calls for a dialogue nationwide so that a One Nation vision for the arts and creative industries can be created for the second decade of the 21st Century, and beyond.

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ABO / MU Agreement 2014 – 2015

Following the collapse of protracted negotiations during 2013 and 2014 there is currently no new Agreement between the MU and the ABO. Therefore there are no changes to the existing rates. Please continue to use the 2013 - 2014 Agreement until further notice.

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Save the Coronet

The Coronet is launching a campaign calling on Southwark Council and landlord, Delancey, to make a firm commitment to securing the future of the multipurpose venue in Elephant & Castle.

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Musicians' Union welcomes increase in music education funding

The MU welcomes the announcement of the extra funding commitment to music education in England and is pleased to see the Government recognising the importance of giving children the opportunity to learn instruments at school.

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Support our Thunderclap to Save the War Horse Band!

Pledge a tweet, Facebook or Tumblr post at 4:30pm on Sunday 3 August to Save the War Horse Band and keep music live in theatres across the UK.

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