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News

19 Oct 2017

The MU is Here to Support You If You Face Inappropriate Behaviour at Work​

We are here to offer support and guidance if you face sexual harassment, exploitation or abuse at work. If you are an employed or self-employed musician, regardless of which part of the industry you work in, you can talk to us. We will listen.

02 Jun 2017

MPs & Peers: Please Support Musicians Working in the EU

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is calling on MPs to support musicians working in the EU – share the pledge! #WorkingInTheEU

28 Apr 2017

Campaign for Parental Pay Equality

We support the Campaign for Parental Pay Equality. Please take their short survey to help make the case for Shared Parental Pay for self-employed parents.

07 Apr 2017

GFTU Education Programme

The General Federation of Trade Unions has announced its education programme for 2017-18.

07 Apr 2017

Music industry lobby government over Ivory Ban

An exemption for musical instruments has been proposed to the planned ivory ban, which will be under consultation in April.

31 Mar 2017

Management Agreement Launched for New Artists and Managers

The MU has joined forces with FAC and the MMF to create an example management agreement for use by newer artists and managers entering the industry.

17 Mar 2017

Coaching & Mentoring programme / Cwrs Annog a Mentora ILM

CULT Cymru has partnered with the Professional Development Centre, Wales, to deliver an exciting ILM endorsed two-day coaching and mentoring programme.

08 Mar 2017

Increase in National Insurance (NI) contributions for the self-employed announced

The Musicians’ Union (MU) will be arguing against measures announced in today’s budget that will see National Insurance Contributions by the self-employed rise.