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Full name: The Association For UK Interactive Entertainment
Established: 9 Sept 2010

Established in September 2010 as the rebranded successor to ELSPA, UKIE, or to give it its full title, The Association For UK Interactive Entertainment, states that it is "the only trade body for the UK?s wider interactive entertainment industry. We exist to champion the interests, needs and positive image of the videogames and interactive entertainment industry who's companies make up our membership."

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Ukie and the TV Coalition to host Tax Relief event at BAFTA on 4th April

Games trade body Ukie and the TV Coalition, representing organisations across the UK TV sector, announced today that they will be hosting a creative sector tax relief event on Friday 4th April at 9am which will be held at BAFTA.s

25 Mar 2014

Ukie still confident of EC decision despite no Budget announcement on tax reliefs

Ukie highlights other budget announcements relevant to the UK games businesses

19 Mar 2014

Ukie responds to OFT’s final principles for in-app purchasing

30th January 2014 - London, United Kingdom – Ukie has welcomed the OFT’s published principles for in-app purchasing.

30 Jan 2014

Ukie responds to announcement of European Commission tax breaks investigation

British games and interactive entertainment trade body Ukie extremely disappointed with decision to investigate proposed UK production tax credit scheme but still confident of getting scheme implemented.

16 Apr 2013

Ukie represents the UK games industry in front of the government’s Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) Select Committee

Games trade body Ukie today highlighted the issues facing the UK games sector as part of the CMS Committee's inquiry into Support for the creative economy.

26 Feb 2013

Appointment Drives Forward Next Gen Recommendations

Kim Blake has been appointed Next-Gen Talent Development Co-ordinator to drive forward recommendations from the ground breaking Next Gen report into the video games and visual effects industries.

07 Feb 2013

Ukie Makes Final Recommendations For Tax Relief Legislation

Trade body remains broadly happy with proposals but urges focus to remain on several key areas

06 Feb 2013

Ukie and Mediatonic host Vince Cable Visit

Secretary of State tells senior industry figures that government will continue to support the UK games and interactive entertainment industry

31 Jan 2013

Ukie’s London Games Festival Art Exhibition Raises Over £30,000 For SpecialEffect

Overwhelming response results in largest-ever single games industry event fundraiser for amazing games charity SpecialEffect

18 Dec 2012

Ukie welcomes first details of production tax relief scheme outlined in Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Announcement of games industry skills fund also seen as a timely and favourable step to foster continued industry growth

05 Dec 2012

Ukie announces new research project to analyse games industry business models

All UK games businesses urged to take part in the survey (and have the chance to win free space on UK stand at GDC San Francisco) Games trade body is partnering with Strategy Guide UK and GI International

17 Oct 2012

Ukie Calls For Industry Input in To State Aid Cultural Test Consultation

Government publish second phase of crucial tax breaks consultation

01 Oct 2012

Ukie Publishes Its Response To Government Tax Relief Consultation

10 September 2012 - London, United Kingdom – Games and interactive entertainment trade body, Ukie, calls for new system to benefit all parts of the industry

10 Sep 2012

Ukie relaunches

19 July 2012 - London, United Kingdom – Ukie is delighted to announce that is has re-launched – as a place for parents and families to find out more about video games.

19 Jul 2012

PEGI Implementation Date Marked as 30 July

Government expects 30 July to be the date for implementation of PEGI as the single age rating system for video games in the UK

10 Jul 2012

First London Games Festival Events Confirmed

Eurogamer Expo opens, MCM Expo closes – LGF 2012’s start, end and some bits in between unveiled

21 Jun 2012

Ukie tax breaks consultation programme

Ukie kicks off inclusive tax break consultation programme

18 Jun 2012

Ukie brings Indie Game: The Movie to Develop in Brighton

Games and interactive entertainment trade body Ukie will present, in association with the Develop Conference, a screening of Indie Game: The Movie at Develop in Brighton.

28 May 2012

UKIE Announces Sponsorship Of Games Britannia Festival

UKIE sponsors UK’s first ever schools Festival of video games

04 May 2012

London Games Festival Returning To The Capital This Year

Dates for month-long celebration of gaming culture unveiled

03 May 2012

Next Gen Skills Outlines Route Map for Teaching of ICT and Computer Science in schools

Next Gen Skills outlines route map for teaching of ICT and Computer Science in schools

12 Apr 2012

UKIE Welcomes GAME Purchase

Games and interactive entertainment trade body UKIE today welcomes the news that the UK assets of GAME Group PLC have been purchased by Baker Acquisitions who have been advised by OpCapita.

02 Apr 2012

Creative Industries To Connect Over Converging World

Venture has been organised by a unique partnership of professional bodies including UKIE (interactive entertainment), PACT (TV production), BIMA (interactive and digital media), and the IPA (advertising)

08 Mar 2012

UKIE Unveils Work in Progress Version Of First Ever UK Digital Games Chart

6th March, 2012 - London, United Kingdom – Interactive entertainment trade body, UKIE, issues an update on its digital chart project and unveils its first chart for UK PC download in public Beta.

07 Mar 2012

UKIE Publishes Report To Facilitate Crowd Funding in The Uk

UKIE’s Crowd Funding Report outlines how the UK’s current regulatory environment can be improved to allow investors, content producers and crowd funding platforms to take maximum advantage of crowd funding investment models

17 Feb 2012

ELSPA to become The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment

Trade association's mission and image to change

19 Mar 2010

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