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UKIE

The Trade association for UK Interactive Entertainment

Recent articles about UKIE

UKIE releases Green Games Guide to help companies take action against climate change

Created with London Games Festival and Playing for the Planet, the guide aims at providing tools to create more sustainable businesses

Pandemic drives UK games market to record 7bn year

Spending on video games products and culture rose 30%, topping 2018 record by more than 1 billion

Creating a diverse workforce | UKIE #RaiseTheGame report

An excerpt from the first annual report for UKIE's #RaiseTheGame diversity initiative, which now has more than 100 pledge partners

Government funding helps UK games firms create hundreds of job placements

UKIE and Into Games working with 45 companies to get young people back into work during pandemic

UKIE aims to close the "digital divide" with Devices For All campaign

Major firms have already committed to donating computing equipment to families and schools in need

"The industry has come of age -- we take our responsibilities seriously"

UKIE's Jo Twist on the right response to "a new phase of regulatory scrutiny" for the games industry

"Instead of recycling your machines, can you donate them instead, please?"

Digital Schoolhouse's Shahneila Saeed on how games companies can help bridge the "digital divide" to the UK's disadvantaged kids

Digital Schoolhouse expands to Nigerian classrooms with Kucheza partnership

Kucheza Games will help UKIE-backed initiative deliver computer science lessons in Nigeria

#RaiseTheGame and UKIE join Best Places To Work Awards 2020

Dr Jo Twist and Shahneila Saeed join speaker roster

63% of UK games businesses report no risk of closure during COVID-19 pandemic

Meanwhile, 80% do not expect to make redundancies and 56% are still recruiting despite difficulties

European trade bodies unite for Eurovision-style Gamescom contest

Live showcase hosted by Mr Midas will celebrate the best unreleased games from across Europe

UK games spending dipped to 5.35bn in 2019 ahead of next-gen consoles

Declines reported in both software and hardware revenues, but spending on games culture products is up almost 30%

Ukie launches industry-specific online wiki

Ukiepedia is free resource of games industry facts, insight, resources and links

UKIE offices close during COVID-19 pandemic

Trade body's members will not be able to access workspace or meeting areas for the foreseeable future

The UK games industry is still overwhelmingly young, white, and male

But on the heels of its first UK Games Industry Census, UKIE launches initiative to improve diversity

UK trade bodies respond to points-based immigration proposal

UKIE suggests "little impact" on games industry, while TIGA welcomes attention given to creative and STEM sectors

Revealed: The largest video game development cities in the UK

Over half of UK games industry are employed outside of London and the South East

How can Rio Ferdinand help protect kids from inappropriate video games?

UKIE CEO Dr Jo Twist on why spending time gaming with children is just as important as using parental controls

UK Charts: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the final No.1 of the year

Official charts to change suppliers in 2020 and to include a digital chart

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