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UK audio producers call for more BBC competition

AudioUK, the trade body for independent audio production companies, is calling for more of BBC’s radio and audio non-news speech content to be open to competition for external producers. It has made the call in response to the publication of an internal radio and audio speech production review, the result of which is some speech […]

May 23, 2023By Colin Mann

AudioUK, Radiocentre welcome ACF evaluation

AudioUK, the trade body for independent audio production companies and Radiocentre, the trade organisation for commercial radio, have welcomed the publication of the formal evaluation of the Audio Content Fund (ACF). The ACF is a pilot scheme which was given three years’ worth of grant funding, at £1 million (€1.12m) per year between 2019 and […]

February 9, 2023By Colin Mann

AudioUK calls for more government action for audio sector

Trade body AudioUK has set out a raft of measures it says are needed to put audio production on to the same footing as other creative media content production, such as TV, film, games and animation. Speaking at a Westminster Media Forum event on the future of the radio and audio industries, Chloe Straw, Managing […]

November 18, 2022By Colin Mann

AudioUK co-pro partnership agreement

AudioUK, the trade association for independent audio production, has established a new partnership agreement template to make it easier for independent podcast and radio producers to work on projects together. The new template agreement, which will be available exclusively to AudioUK members, was announced at a session on running a successful production company, held at […]

May 26, 2022

AudioUK opens Audio Production Census 2022

Trade association AudioUK has launched its latest Audio Production Census, which aims to capture the state of the audio production sector through the activity of the UK’s podcast, radio and audiobook producers; both companies and freelancers making their own audio content. The Census results will be used to promote the sector in terms of attracting […]

May 5, 2022

Report: UK creatives face £74bn pandemic hit

The Creative Industries Federation has warned of a ‘cultural catastrophe’ as research from Oxford Economics reveals that the UK’s creative industries are on the brink of devastation. The UK’s creative sector was previously growing at five times the rate of the wider economy, employing over 2 million people and contributing £111.7 billion (€125bn) to the […]

June 17, 2020