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#SelfieLeave at Party Conferences

MPG Executive Director, Olga FitzRoy, spoke at the Liberal Democrat, Labour and Conservatives party conferences as part of UK Music’s series of fringe events supporting the #Selfieleave campaign for shared parental leave for the self-employed. A number of well-known artists…

29 September 2019

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Music Producers Guild reveal ‘Working On Spec’ report at Pivotal Music Conference

  During their ‘Should You Ever Work For Free’ panel at Pivotal Music Conference today (27th September), the MPG discussed a new piece of research showing that many recording professionals are not being paid for their work.   88% of…

18 July 2019

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#Selfieleave One Step Closer

On Tuesday this week, Shadow Culture Minister, Kevin Brennan MP asked the Business Secretary, Greg Clark MP about shared parental leave for freelancers, following a briefing from the MPG. The answer committed the government to resolving this in the coming…

17 July 2019

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CWCID Update – Video now live

Proper credits information on commercial releases are vital to building and maintaining the reputation of recording professionals. Without credits how would anyone know about the vital work of the team behind the artist? Most streaming and download services currently lack…

25 June 2019

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#SelfieLeave update – MPG and UK Music step up the pressure

MPG and UK Music step up pressure on government to give shared parental leave to self-employed Music Producers Guild Executive Director Olga FitzRoy and UK Music chief Michael Dugher have called on the Government to include self-employed workers in the…