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28 March 2022

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The Music Producers Guild is excited to reveal the shortlist for its 2022 Awards, which will take place on 9th June 2022. Today, the MPG revealed the shortlist for the …read the full article

24 February 2022

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Covid-19 Restrictions Ending

Covid-19 Restrictions Ending Yesterday the prime minister announced the end of almost all Covid restrictions. This means that : From 24 February: People who test positive for Covid will no …read the full article

23 February 2022

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International Women’s Day 2022

  As we get closer to International Women’s day we would like to remind our women members that they should not be expected to work for free on IWD events. We fully support events that …read the full article

12 February 2022

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February 2022 Newsletter

MPG Awards Thanks to everyone who put forward nominations for this year’s MPG Awards. This year we saw 328 unique submissions. Our team is validating these submissions to confirm their eligibility and go …read the full article

9 December 2021

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December 2021 Covid Update

Yesterday, 8th December the Prime Minister announced that we will now be moving to ‘Plan B’ and introduced further restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID, and the Omnicron variant. …read the full article

12 November 2021


November 2021 Newsletter

Christmas Party Invites have gone out for our Christmas Party, held at the BFI Riverside on the 6th December. Please do RSVP through the website to get your name on …read the full article

22 October 2021

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October 2021 Newsletter

Atmos Events We’ve had a busy summer, and it’s been wonderful to see so many of you in person at our Dolby Atmos events that we have run in partnership …read the full article

28 July 2021

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July 2021 Newsletter

SEISS Payment 5 You can now apply for the 5th SEISS payment if you qualify, and your business is still affected by COVID-19. The calculation is different this time around …read the full article

19 June 2021


June 2021 Newsletter

MPG Awards2021 Due to Covid restrictions, the MPG Awards have been run entirely remotely this year, with a series of staggered announcements beginning with the PPL Present The MPG Award For …read the full article

6 May 2021

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PPL Present The MPG Award For Outstanding Contribution To UK Music

Ahead of the full MPG Awards winners’ announcements which begin on 10 June we are delighted to be able to announce that Professor, sound engineer and record producer Susan Rogers …read the full article

6 May 2021

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May 2021 Newsletter

MPG Awards Update The Judging for the 2021 MPG Awards took place for the first time remotely last week. A diverse panel of judges from different parts of the industry were invited to …read the full article

7 April 2021

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April 2021 Newsletter

Directors Reports If you want to know what the directors of the MPG have been up to on your behalf, please check out the new Directors Reports section on the website. If you have …read the full article

26 March 2021

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Workplace Covid testing

As some of you are aware we have been in discussions with DCMS about asymptomatic covid-tests in the workplace. Workplace testing for those that cannot work from home is now being made available for workplaces in England with over 50 …read the full article

13 March 2021


February 2021 Newsletter

Roadmap On 15th Feb, the Prime Minister announced a roadmap to reopening the economy, including the return of indoor and outdoor live events. While studios have been able to continue …read the full article

15 February 2021

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Rupert Neve, Audio Industry Icon, Dies at 94

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Rupert Neve over the weekend, and our thoughts are with his family and friends. Rupert received the MPG Inspiration award …read the full article

10 February 2021


Insta AMA with Tom Gray of #BrokenRecord campaign and Gomez

The MPG’s popular Ask Me Anything series of interviews on Instagram Live returns, with musician and activist Tom Gray, being interviewed by the MPG’s Adam Warne, an engineer and producer, …read the full article

15 January 2021

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January Newsletter – update

More information has come to light around the Government grants available and an update to the Government Guidance for studios.   Guidance In the wake of the National Lockdown announced …read the full article

9 January 2021

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January 2021 Newsletter

  Work Travel Letter Since the national lockdown restrictions came into force, we have been contacted by a number of members who have been questioned by police either on their way to …read the full article

4 January 2021

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National Lockdown

This evening the Prime Minister announced a National Lockdown for England to come into force from 12pm on Tuesday 5th January – rules for England are available here . In Scotland, the …read the full article

23 December 2020

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Latest Guidance for working in Tier 4

Following the announcement regarding the new Tier 4, the MPG have issued new government-approved guidance available here. The MPG would like to reassure members that work in covid-secure workplaces may …read the full article