Entries in 'tiga' (39)

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we're worth it" - games developers react to Tax Breaks

"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we're worth it" - games developers react to Tax Breaks

The biggest names in UK games development have told MCV that they’re overjoyed that the European Commission has rubberstamped tax breaks for UK studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:27PM in News
Tiga dismisses renewed UKIE merger talks

Tiga dismisses renewed UKIE merger talks

Tiga is uninterested in talk of a merger with fellow UK game industry trade body UKIE, a spokesman has told Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 4th 2013 at 2:39PM in News
UKIE proposes merger with fellow trade body Tiga

UKIE proposes merger with fellow trade body Tiga

Industry trade body UKIE said it would like to explore a closer relationship with its counterpart Tiga at its Annual General Meeting today.
 
There have been numerous calls from ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:43PM in News

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UK trade bodies call time on Edinburgh Interactive Festival

UK trade bodies call time on Edinburgh Interactive Festival

UKIE and TIGA have confirmed that Edinburgh Interactive Festival will not take place this year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:59AM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LONDON GAMES CONFERENCE: Should UKIE & Tiga unite?

COUNTDOWN TO LONDON GAMES CONFERENCE: Should UKIE & Tiga unite?

The unification of trade bodies Tiga and UKIE would be approved by four times as many industry professionals as those who oppose, new data suggests.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 3rd 2011 at 2:51PM in News
UKIE and Tiga take charge of Edinburgh

UKIE and Tiga take charge of Edinburgh

Games industry trade bodies UKIE and TIGA have teamed up to deliver this year’s Edinburgh Interactive Festival.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 10th 2011 at 12:10PM in News
Devs up £7m thanks to Budget

Devs up £7m thanks to Budget

After the UK Government announced it would raise R&D tax credits by 200 per cent in today's Budget, games industry trade body Tiga has claimed the 'decisive victory' could be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 4:01PM in News

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UKIE 'deeply disappointed' Tiga ruled out merger

UKIE 'deeply disappointed' Tiga ruled out merger

UK games industry trade association UKIE says it is disappointed developers organisation Tiga rejected proposals to merge the two bodies.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 3rd 2011 at 10:42AM in News
Tiga: We do not see the value of a merger

Tiga: We do not see the value of a merger

It has emerged this afternoon that despite repeated calls for a union between the UK's two video games trade bodies, developer organisation Tiga has outright abandoned any chance of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 3:50PM in News
Proposed Tiga UKIE merger is off

Proposed Tiga UKIE merger is off

Negotiations for a merger between Britain’s two biggest game trade bodies have broken down, Develop can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 11:35AM in News
OPINION: We all win if trade bodies merge

OPINION: We all win if trade bodies merge

Only the other day I joked to one of the leaders of our two trade associations that we were due the yearly, previously silly, ‘Why don’t you guys merge?’ questioning ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 10:23AM in News

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UKIE and Tiga set for talks

UKIE and Tiga set for talks

The two UK games industry trade bodies are to start exploring common ground, MCV understands.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 11:55AM in News
UKIE welcomes Livingstone-Hope review

UKIE welcomes Livingstone-Hope review

Official UK video games trade body UKIE has welcomed the recommendations of today's Livingstone-Hope skills review.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 1:14PM in News
Livingstone: A united industry makes sense

Livingstone: A united industry makes sense

Following the surprise recommendation of a possible strategic alliance between UK games trade bodies UKIE and TIGA in today's Livingstone-Hope skills review, report author Ian Livingstone has espouse the virtues ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 12:52PM in News
UK's trade bodies 'must be united'

UK's trade bodies 'must be united'

As part of its wide-reaching video games education review being revealed today, the Livingstone-Hope report has called for closer ties to be forged between the UK's two main video games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 11:23AM in News

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Tiga turns to games publishing

Tiga turns to games publishing

British games industry association is taking the plunge into games publishing in a landmark partnership with UK stronghold Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 1:58PM in News
MP Watson impressed with ELSPA/TIGA unity

MP Watson impressed with ELSPA/TIGA unity

Labour MP Tom Watson has publicly backed the newly announced ‘tax break partnership’ between trade groups TIGA and ELSPA.

by Rob Crossley
on Jul 12th 2010 at 6:24PM in News
ELSPA and TIGA partner for tax breaks

ELSPA and TIGA partner for tax breaks

Britain’s two pivotal game trade associations are to team up in a bid to breathe new life into the campaign for game tax breaks.

by Rob Crossley
on Jul 12th 2010 at 6:13PM in News
Hung parliament could aid the industry

Hung parliament could aid the industry

TIGA CEO Richard Wilson has told Develop that he believes a Hung Parliament, now confirmed as the result of yesterday’s election, “may well work in the favour” of the UK ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 7th 2010 at 2:11PM in News
ELSPA urges Tories to back tax breaks

ELSPA urges Tories to back tax breaks

The games industry is growing impatient with the Conservative party.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 4th 2010 at 10:33AM in News
UKTI funding Gamescom trips

UKTI funding Gamescom trips

British game companies are being offered up to £1,000 each to exhibit their business at the upcoming Gamescom event in Cologne.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 1:11PM in News
Tax breaks ‘will create 3500 new UK jobs’

Tax breaks ‘will create 3500 new UK jobs’

New measures to introduce game development tax breaks will give Britain 3,550 graduate-level jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 1:11PM in News
Shadow Culture Minister calls for single trade body

Shadow Culture Minister calls for single trade body

Shadow Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has recommended that industry trade bodies TIGA and ELSPA merge – to form ‘The Video Games Association’.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 7th 2009 at 10:53AM in News
ELSPA responds to DCMS letter

ELSPA responds to DCMS letter

ELSPA has issued a statement in response to the letter published by the DCMS today looking back at the games-relevant parts of the Digital Britain report.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 30th 2009 at 3:39PM in News