Keeping the UK’s creative industries competitive

The creative industries are at the heart of the UK economy, an exporting powerhouse and a vital employer. From fashion to film, music to museums, video games to visual arts, the UK’s creative sector grew more than 60% faster than the wider economy from 2010 to 2019.

However, emerging data and industry case studies suggest this success is now in jeopardy. Without changes to foreign, trade and migration policy, the UK could lose its pole position in the global creative industries’ market.

This paper makes a number of detailed recommendations for how the UK should solve the challenges the creative industries, and the country, face.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Economic Growth, Policy and Advocacy
Tags: Erskine Analysis, UAL
Plain black front cover of report with the title printed in bold white text: Keeping the UK's creative industries competitive
Publication Year: