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Reports and journals

A Manifesto for the Creative Industries, April 2017
A creative industries manifesto for all parties for the 2017 general election. 

A Blueprint for Growth - Response to the government's consultation: 'Building our Industrial Strategy', April 2017
This document demonstrates the role the creative industries play in the modern economy and how a UK industrial strategy can use them to deliver growth to all sectors, nations and regions. 

Beyond the high skilled: The needs of other economic migration stakeholders - submission to APPG on migration, March 2017
This document outlines the relationship between migration and the creative industries and what the sector would require from any new visa system. It serves as a scoping document for our ongoing work on migration and visas. 

Because the Night - Why what happens after dark matters to the creative industries, Febuary 2017
This document brings together stakeholders from across the creative industries to highlight the ways in which a vibrant and stable night-time economy underpin the success of creative hubs all over the UK.

The C. Report 2016-2017, January 2017

The full report, including reports from our events and summaries of reports and submissions, has been sent to members as a members-only benefit. But you can read the introductory words from Sir John Sorrell, our chair, and John Kampfner, chief executive, and see a snapshot of the last 12 months here.

Brexit Report: The impact of leaving the EU on the UK's arts, creative industries and cultural education - and what should be done, October 2016
How the creative industries can survive and thrive post-Brexit - an interim report of red-line issues and recommendations.

A Creative Career Path, November 2016
An article for Education Business on why young people currently face a lack of decent careers advice on the creative industries and what can be done to rectify this.

Social Mobility and the Skills Gap, Creative Education Agenda, October 2016
The Federation calls for radical action on education to boost the economy and social mobility.

Industrial Strategy for the Creative Industries, October 2016
Why the creative industries must be part of the Government's new industrial strategy: our submission to the BEIS Select Committee.

C. International, issue 1, July 2016
The first of our biannual journals looking at trends and brilliant new ideas from across the world's creative industries.

The C. Report 2015-2016, January 2016

The first of our planned annual reviews.


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Creative industries - routes to finance November 2015
Our step-by-step guide to sources of funding and finance. Produced with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Creative Diversity September 2015
Proving that diversity is a matter of both social justice and hard-earned business acumen.

How public investment in arts contributes to growth in the creative industries July 2015
Making the economic case for public investment in the arts.

Creative Education Agenda May 2015
A look at how and why the UK government must support cultural and creative learning.


Press Statements

Creative Industries Federation launches election manifesto
April 25, 2017

The Creative Industries Federation unveils a blueprint for UK economic growth
April 15, 2017

Creative Industries Federation response to the Budget
March 8, 2017

Because the night - why what happens after dark matters to the creative industries
February 24, 2017

Response to New Schools Network report 'The Two Cultures: Do schools have to choose between the EBacc and the arts?'
February 8, 2017

Industrial Strategy: The Federation welcomes the creative industries as a key government sector
January 23, 2017

Response to Prime Minister's speech on Brexit
January 17, 2017

Response to Autumn Statement
November 23, 2016

Federation welcomes music investment but demands action on wider creative education

November 18, 2016

How the creative industries can survive and thrive post-Brexit - an interim report of red-line issues and recommendations

October 27, 2016

Federation call for radical action on education to boost social mobility and the economy
October 10, 2016

Creative industries flag creative education fears.
August 25, 2016


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