The creative industries are critical to this country's cultural and economic success, contributing more than £50 billion to the economy every year.
They also generate important 'spillover' benefits for other sectors that work with them to create innovative products and services.
But creative businesses face their own unique barriers to growth and success. Nesta is working to understand why, and to find ways of helping creative businesses unleash their full innovative potential.
This report sets out how we can transform the UK into world's leading talent hub for video games and visual effects industries.
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Read Hasan Bakhshi’s speech outlining the need for more sophisticated public funding decisions for culture.
This toolkit contains tried and tested methods for teaching enterprise skills to creative individuals who are thinking about setting up a business. Read more >