UK Music welcomes “landmark” DCMS Committee report


As members of the UK Live Music Group, we're aware and fully supportive of the work that has gone in to this report, a continuation of UK Music's unswerving support for Live Music. It's why we work with them, to protect the industry that some of ou... read more

Childcare cost help for self employed people

Government help with childcare costs

Tax-Free Childcare is a government scheme that helps working parents with childcare costs. This includes the self-employed.

If eligible, self-employed parents could get up to £2,000 per child, per year to spend on childcare.

To find out if you are eligible and... read more

No deal planning - Travelling with instruments containing protected species.

PEARLE, the EU association of employers in live performance, just issued the following:

Instruments that cross international borders and contain protected species such as ivory and certain woods need a CITES musical instrument certificate. In case of a no-deal, when crossing a UK-EU border, these instruments could only pass throu... read more