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‘Is your audio business ready for Brexit’: AudioUK to host Brexit conference event on October 25

The event is free, but places must be booked in advance

AudioUK will be hosting a Brexit conference event for the audio industry on Friday, October 25 at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

Among the speakers for the day are Ian O’Neill, programme director for radio at the DCMS, Punam Birly, Brexit lead for immigration at KPMG, Simon Morrissey, BBC legal director, information & rights and Steve Ackerman of content producer Somethin’ Else.

The all-day event will offer advice to audio producers, podcasters, and other audio sector professionals about what to think about in the event of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. Sessions will cover changes to copyright, IP, employment, travel, transport, partnership agreements, and data management.

Speakers will be considering the impact of a No-Deal Brexit on the UK audio sector as well as looking forward to the challenges of developing an export business beyond the EU for audio.

The event, which is being produced with finance from the UK Government’s Business Readiness Fund, will be hosted by radio and TV broadcaster Georgie Frost.

Also taking part are Andrew Hood of law firm Fieldfisher, David Thomas of David Thomas Media, Ramsay Monime, senior associate of Briffa Solicitors, Hari Prabu, head of policy & events, Creative Industries Federation and Paul March, Audio UK legal adviser.

The event is free, but places must be booked in advance at