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Alarm bells ring for freelancers after last-minute update

HMRC fund will not support anyone on fixed-term contracts ended before their ‘natural conclusion’    A last-minute update to HMRC guidance could be the final nail in the coffin for thousands of freelancers desperate for financial support as the government’s support scheme opens today. Late on Friday afternoon, and following weeks […]

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Going beyond 5G

TVBEurope meets InterDigital Europe VP Alan Carlton on the road to 6G InterDigital started work on 5G as long ago as 2010 – well before anyone within the broadcast industry was even thinking about use cases. In 2020, the company will once again be well ahead of the curve, demonstrating […]

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What impact will coronavirus have on the media tech industry?

At the top of the food chain in the media and entertainment ecosystem are the broadcasters and streaming companies. These relatively few companies are not supported in their creative endeavours by three or four big generalist IT companies, they are supported, by and large, by thousands of smaller companies. SMEs, […]

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Over 100 MPs and peers in call to back creative industries in lockdown

More than 130 MPs and peers including Michael Grade, Joan Bakewell, Floella Benjamin and David Puttnam have backed a call for a specific package of support for the UK’s creative industries. They have signed a letter to the government warning that support announced as part of the coronavirus crisis has so far […]

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Covid-19: publishers ask advertisers to ‘back, don’t block’

UK news publishers have rallied together to ask advertisers to support journalism during the Covid-19 pandemic, and help prevent the industry losing millions due to advertising ‘blocklists’. Newsbrands are expected to lose £50 million in advertising revenue over the next three months, as numerous ads are prevented from appearing alongside […]

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