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ELSPA already lobbying over Change4Life

The UK video games industry has already leapt into action following news that the responsibility for to Government’s Change4Life campaign is to be handed over to the private companies that until now part-funded it. A large drive to cut Government spending costs has seen all state funding of the ad …

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ESA spent $1.2m on lobbying in Q409

A report filed by the House of Representatives’ clerk’s office in the US shows that trade body The Entertainment Software Association spent a whopping $1,208,000 on lobbying in Q4 2009. Spong reports that the number is up on 2008’s total lobbying spend of $980k. The ESA engaged officials on a …

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MCV Awards 2010 – the lobbying begins

The MCV Industry Excellence Awards return on Thursday April 22nd, and this year the categories have been tweaked slightly. Lobbying has now opened and you have less than a month to try for a position on the shortlist. CLICK HERE to see the complete list of categories and full details …

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ELSPA campaign praised by Government

ELSPA’s fight to have PEGI instated by law has been singled out by a prominent Labour MP as one of the ‘greatest lobbying campaigns of all time’. Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich East, has nominated the campaign to be included in Public Affairs Magazine’s prestigious Top 50 Best Ever …

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Gamers asked to petition PM over tax breaks

The campaign for a UK games production tax credit has spilt over the boundary of the industry – with one concerned consumer starting a petition aimed at Prime Minister Gordon Brown demanding he look into the possibility of implementing tax breaks for the games industry. To read the story in …

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Deadline nears for MCV Award nominations

The nominations process for the most prestigious video games industry awards ceremony in the world, the MCV Industry Excellence Awards 08, is drawing to a close – so this week is your last chance to make your voice heard. To make sure your opinion counts, email us at mcvexcellence@intentmedia.co.uk before …

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