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Ed Vaizey appointed as vice chair of British Esports Association

The British Esports Association has appointed Ed Vaizey MP as Vice Chair. The government backed not-for-profit was set up to support grassroots esports in the UK. We reported this week that the organisation had joined up with UK games trade body UKIE, and they’ve been doing work with a number …

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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. The MP’s comments came in response to a question about a press release from rival trade body TIGA, which took credit for securing the tax breaks. Tax relief for UK games developers were confirmed …

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Ed Vaizey MP: "Tax relief is just the start for UK games developers"

Last week – after a four year journey – tax relief for UK games studios was confirmed. The UK games industry has long campaigned for tax relief for video games to help compete with the likes of Canada, which has been securing investment and attracting British talent with its generous …

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Tax breaks decision ‘imminent’, MP claims

The limbo that UK video games tax credits are currently trapped in could be coming to an end in the very near future. Ed Vaizey, the UK minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries, told the industry tonight that he believes a decision by the European Commission is imminent”, …

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