Category: Creative Industries

Start-up businesses driving economic growth

There is nothing more exciting in business than to see someone take an idea, turn it into a new venture, and then make it work. Start-up businesses have been one of the big success stories of the economic recovery so far. That's thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of the people who have set […]

What does the budget mean for you?

George Osborne recently announced the positive news of improved economic growth and employment. Our long term economic plan is helping to restore growth and stability, but there is more we need to do to secure the recovery. In his budget there were a variety of proposals which affect all us of differently, so below I […]

Promoting businesses in East Kent

I recently spoke at a special event in London to promote the creative and technology economy in East Kent, which was organised by the ‘Grow for it ‘campaign. This day brought together investors and business leaders from Tech City in London, with local firms like Sleeping Giant Media which specialises in helping businesses promote themselves […]

School for Creative Start-ups opens

The Californian technology entrepreneur and the man who has literally written the book on how to run a successful new business in the creative and digital sector was in Folkestone last week for the launch of his School for Creative Start-ups in East Kent. Doug Richard, who has also been one of the Dragons on […]

Conservative Creative Network website launched

CACIN is the 'Conservative Arts and Creative Industries Network', which I helped to launch in May 2009 and I am also its Chairman. The Network holds regular networking events for people who work right across the creative industries, along with MPs, Ministers and policy advisors who have a strong interest in this area. This evening […]

Growth and the creative economy

Today I am speaking at a fringe event at the Conservative Party conference on the importance of the creative industries to growth in our economy. This event has been organised by the think tank Reform and is being held at the Radisson Hotel, in the Stanley Livingstone Suite at 6pm. I have set out below […]

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