VAT rules changed for businesses supplying …

On 1st January 2015, changes were made to EU VAT rules affecting businesses that supply “digitised services” direct to consumers. How does this affect independent labels? If you sell digital music …

AIM members secure six grants awarded in the …

From the seventh round six artists signed to AIM member labels secured funding, out of a total of 14 successful applicants. The six acts and their AIM member labels are: Crystal Fighters (formed in …

Digital action plan announced – supporting …

IMPALA have today announced the launch of a Digital Action Plan, ahead of a debate in the European Parliament, which is supported by AIM and the many other European Trade Associations that make up …

BBC to launch store functionality on iPlayer: …

As you may be aware, the BBC will soon be rolling out ‘Store’ functionality on BBC iPlayer. This will allow the millions of BBC iPlayer users to purchase programmes directly from the BBC. This has …

Independent Music is now a growing force in the …

Recent events in the global music industry have clarified a simple fact – the power dynamics between the major record companies and the independent music sector, and with artists, are changing. A …