Creative and digital industries
The creative industries – ranging from advertising to architecture and fashion to film – constitute one of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK
The creative industries contribute 6% of GDP and employ over 2 million people. The sector is forecast to play a bigger role in coming years. If the UK is to achieve a balanced, high-growth economy, it is vital that the key strengths of businesses in the creative sector are nurtured. The CBI is developing policies on a range of issues to show what needs to be done to deliver the conditions under which our creative industries can thrive.
A closer look at the ways in which the CBI promotes the creative industries
Watch videos featuring leaders of the creative industries sector
Meet the team
The group of experts who represent our members in the creative industries
Can the UK still lead the world in design?
Home to design classics from the Mini to the Dyson vacuum cleaner, Britain has long been recognised as a powerhouse of product innovation. But, as its global rivals invest in harnessing creative talent, how will the UK stay at the leading edge?
Government must support UK’s world-beating creative firms - CBI
The CBI commented on the publication of a manifesto for the creative economy by the independent innovation foundation, Nesta
CBI comments on Government cyber security survey
The CBI underlined the importance of firms taking action to protect against cyber attacks, as new government research revealed that 87% of small firms experienced a cyber-security breach last year - up 10% and costing more than £1 million in damage