How we are supporting our thriving creative industries sector - Emmie Kell

If you were in any doubt about the potential for the creative industries to be an engine for economic growth and job creation, a new report has cemented their status as the fastest growing sector of the UK economy.

An independent review commissioned by the Government and led by the current Chair of ITV Sir Peter Bazalgette, has shown that the UK’s booming creative industries could be worth £128.4 billion to the national economy by 2025, and help to create up to one million new jobs by 2030.

Sir Peter has made a raft of recommendations to inform the Government’s Industrial Strategy as it works towards a sector deal with the industry in the coming months.