UK Creative Industries

The UK's Creative Industries Need to Be More Creative When Looking for New Talent

Kanya King | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK
Kanya King

If the UK's creativity is its most high-profile export, what does the "diversity deficit" actually reveal about us to the rest of the world? And more fundamentally, what does it mean for the wealth of incredible talent that lies in these chronically under-leveraged communities?

Is This the Most Hateful Job Advert Ever?

Sean O'Meara | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK
Sean O'Meara

The advert in question - for an unpaid internship role which cites creating an "atmosphere of complaint" as grounds for immediate dismissal and carries a tone so opprobrious that you can almost hear the author tutting at the thought of you reading it - was revealed by the author as both an attempt at satire and a real job advert.

Is Unpaid Work Building a Wall Around the Creative Industries?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lewis Shepherd

For those who want to work in television, radio, PR or as journalists, they all have to undergo the same routine. For many recent graduates out there wanting to forge a career in their chosen industry doing this type of unpaid work, in some cases for up to 12 months, just isn't practical as it's just not financially viable.

Get Connected, Get an Internship, Get a Job

Andy Newnham | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Newnham

If you're a current student or graduate you'll have access to a pretty big toolbox that can keep you connected. I'm not talking about commenting on those Facebook photos you get tagged in from terrible clubs in town - I'm talking about finding and speaking to your future employer.

Maintaining the Strength of the UK Video Games Industry

Ed Vaizey | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Tech
Ed Vaizey

Anyone who thinks video games are a niche industry is totally out of date. This is an industry that has grown to rival any entertainment business.