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MYOBShow: Making a living out of creativity & do all creative need to move to the big city Episode by Mind Your Own Business Show on Mixcloud
On the show today presenter Dom chats chats with guests about the trials and tribulations of making money out creative projects. Dom also asks the question can the UK regions retain their top arts and media talent? To answer these questions Dom chatted to Paul Dunn from Sunderland Rep and Josh Coles of Contrapunto. Also Shyqo talks over the weeks business news with Tom Keighley from BDaily.co.uk – The UK’s Fast Growing Business Network.
Story 1: Lord Heseltine has a big report on growth
Lord Heseltine has released an economic review, entitled No Stone Unturned in Pursuit of Growth, and outlined plans for recovery in the UK.
The peer made 89 recommendations to the Government, which included advice to maximise potential in different regions, rather than focusing on London, and stimulate local growth in partnership with central government.
Want to know more? Click to read: Lord Heseltine review welcomed by Government and business
Story 2: £7 million for 3D printing R&D
£7m of Government investment is to be targeted at 3D printing technologies, the Universities and Science Minister has announced.
Grants for collaborative R&D projects are available for 3D printing, also known as “additive manufacturing.”The Inspiring New Design Freedoms in Additive Manufacturing competition will be administered by the Technology Strategy Board, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council.
Want to know more? Click to read: £7m available for 3D printing research and development
Story 3: Hitachi buy Horizon Nuclear Power
Hitachi have agreed to buy the Horizon Nuclear Power project from E.On and RWE.The project involves plans to build reactors at sites in Wylfa on Anglesey, and Oldbury in Gloucestershire.
Up to 6,000 jobs are expected to be created in the construction process, with a further 1000 in permanent roles at the completed plants.
The new plants are expected to power up to 14 million homes over 60 year, and the first feed into the grid could come as early as 2020.
Want to know more? Click to read: Hitachi bolster UK nuclear plans
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