Tax relief a welcome boost to creative industries in battle to maintain global competitiveness

Tax relief a welcome boost to creative industries in battle
to maintain global competitiveness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Skillset welcomes the Government’s decision to grant tax relief for high-end TV productions and the animation and video games industries.

Skillset’s Chair, Stewart Till, said: “Today’s budget measures are a well-deserved recognition of our industries’ important contribution to the UK economy. We look forward to working with the Government and our industries during the consultation to identify the best ways to apply this relief so it helps to address the crucial skills and talent issues being addressed by the work of the Creative Industries Council’s Skillset Skills Group.”

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