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UK writers call for better deal

The Writers Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) has called for the incoming Labour administration to offer better protections in a number of areas. WGGB General Secretary, Ellie Peers, commented: “As the UK wakes up to a new government and chapter in our political history, we call for a better deal for UK writers, who have […]

July 5, 2024By Colin Mann

UK writers call for government support

The UK creative industries are a success and writers are central to that, according to creative writers trade union the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB). As the UK faces a General Election on July 4th, the WGGB has launched a manifesto which calls on whoever forms the next Government to implement its recommendations around […]

June 6, 2024By Colin Mann

Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards 2023 winners

Writers behind some of the most critically acclaimed works over the last year have been honoured at the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards 2023 ceremony, including Aamina Ahmad, David Edgar, Vivienne Franzmann, Rebecca Hall, Katie Hims, Adam Kay, Neil McKay, and Ben Power. The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) announced the winners for […]

January 16, 2023

UK creatives oppose C4 privatisation

The Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) has written to the UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Nadine Dorries, to urge her to reconsider the Government’s plans to privatise Channel 4. The FEU, who together represent over 120,000 UK creative workers, is dismayed at the Government’s plans to sell the publicly owned […]

June 13, 2022By Colin Mann