Nightclubs – UK – Mintel (2012)

Mintel’s report assesses the impact of the current weak economic recovery on the UK’s nightclub sector, as well as impending levies on the industry and how rising overheads are affecting business.  

Hamish Birchall on the Live Music Act 2012

Jazz drummer and tireless music campaigner Hamish Birchall was a driving force behind the recent passage of the Live Music Act which frees up smaller venues to provide live music. In this post, he answers some questions about the campaign and the Act itself, for which many musicians and venues will have cause to be thankful.