We’re continuing to run our ‘How to access skills and training funding’ events around the country. Creative Skillset’s Gina Jackson will once again be explaining how games businesses can use the government’s Skills Investment Fund (SIF) to match fund recruitment of trainees and training courses. We are in the process of finalising dates but this is our current list of locations: Manchester, South Wales, Guildford, Leamington Spa, Liverpool, Leeds, Scotland (2 events), Brighton, Plymouth and Bristol.
2nd December 2013 - London, United Kingdom – More than 80 UK companies are generating business at this year’s Game Connection Paris with Over 30 exhibiting as part of the UK industry area run by Ukie .
Sony’s PS4 has well and truly landed, becoming the fastest selling video game console in UK history. It overturns the 8 year record held by the original PSP and eclipses the launch week sales of both PS3 and Xbox One. ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ (+33%) returns to No1 outselling ‘FIFA 14’ (-0%) by just over 6,000 units this week. After being heavily boosted by the Xbox One Day 1 Edition bundles last week, ‘FIFA 14’ has to settle for second place in the Al
20 November 2013 - London, United Kingdom – New services aimed at giving games businesses access to expert advice.
Ukie have announced a brand new series of events and some new drop-in clinics which will give UK games businesses access to experts and advice on key topics such as: PR, accountancy, legal and contract issues, tax and intellectual property rights.