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The Ivors Academy welcomes Nicky Morgan as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

We respond to this week's changes in government, welcoming the new PM and Nicky Morgan as we continue to promote our policy agenda

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Participate in The Ivors Academy and The MU’s Commissioning Practices Survey

The Ivors Academy and the Musicians' Union are conducting a survey to gather information about current practices for commissioning composers and attendant levels of remuneration.

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Our journey to strengthen diversity in our awards

Fran Matthews, Director of Awards & Membership, gives an insight into our Awards department's strategy to strengthen diversity

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The Ivors Academy signs up to Keychange pledge

We are pleased to have signed up to PRS Foundation's Keychange 50/50 pledge.

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MEPs back Copyright Directive by large majority

We, the music creators of the UK, send a message of thanks and celebration for the European Copyright Directive that was voted in by the European Parliament today.

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“You can be engaged in politics and not be Bono” – our Chair, Crispin Hunt, on the Copyright Directive vote

Ahead of the key vote in the European Parliament on the Copyright Directive today (March 26), our Chair, Crispin Hunt, spoke to Music Week about our lobbying effort.

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European Authors’ Open Letter in Support of the Copyright Directive

The Academy was one of the 108 co-signatories of an open letter to MEPs urging them to support the Copyright Directive in their upcoming vote.

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Open Letter to MEPs from Crispin Hunt, Chair

Chair of The Ivors Academy, Crispin Hunt, wrote an open letter to MEPs this week urging them to support the Copyright Directive.

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Show your support for the Copyright Directive – Here’s how to get involved

As the Copyright Directive reaches the final few stages of its journey, it is crucial that creators continue to support the campaign to ensure this essential piece of new policy is adopted.

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