Katja Hall

UK Creative Businesses are World Beaters

The CBI’s Chief Policy Director, Katja Hall, will this evening (Wednesday), deliver a speech in support of the UK’s creative industries, to businesses from the worlds of film, music, gaming, advertising, publishing, football, media, fashion, and technology. The speech, on the contribution of the creative industries to exports and how the Government can support the sector on a global scale, will take place at Sony Music, and will be followed by a performance by platinum-selling artist Paloma Faith, whose recent hits include New York and Picking Up The Pieces. Ms Hall will say: “The UK’s creative businesses are absolute world-beaters. A British artist has topped the global bestseller list in four of the last five years thanks to Adele, Coldplay, Susan Boyle and Amy Winehouse. Downtown ... »