CEO of Department of Play, Will Luton talks about why they chose not to have an office, the great things it did for Department of Play and the great things it can do for you too.
We are delighted to introduce Game Dev London’s association with UKIE!
Game Dev London is a collective of developers, artists, designers, and all round gaming enthusiasts working together to give back to the UK game industry!
We want to bring knowledge to the games industry wherever it can be found, so whether that's via our interviews with game dev veterans, via our podcasts exploring all facets of game design, or via our Game Dev Lunch meet up events where everyone gets to know each other face-to-face, we are helping to bring the UK games industry together.
Phil Wildman from GG Insurance answers the most frequently asked questions regarding Coronavirus and how insurance can respond to help your business.
I am considering asking my staff to return to work, if they subsequently get ill and sue the company, could this be covered by insurance?
This is unfortunately a common concern for many business owners, not just in the Games Industry.
The Covid-19 outbreak is presenting some serious challenges to games businesses. With events being cancelled, financial problems rearing it's head and some tough times ahead for contractors, it’s important to get good legal advice to help you through the challenges.
That’s why we’re pleased to be able to team up with Sheridans to open an emergency contract hotline to help your games business out.
UPDATE - 17th March, 10:00am
The annual Ukie Hotline is back and this year we have more companies involved than ever! The Hotline has been set up to allow you to get completely free advice from industry experts across various disciplines; PR, legal, recruitment, finance, business development and much more.
This initiative provides the perfect opportunity to take advantage of some completely free advice from companies within our membership pool.
Ukie's No Deal Brexit Survival Signposting Guide
Last update: 10/10/2019
With Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister and no deal preparations increasing, there is a higher chance that the UK will leave the EU without a deal on the 31st of October.
Though we strongly believe that no-deal should be categorically ruled out as an option – and that most members of Parliament have indicated that it is an undesirable option - we understand that businesses must make preparations for all eventualities.
Cryptonite crowned UK Champions 2018
Four of our regional champions from across the UK headed to Gfinity’s London arena yesterday, to battle it out for the coveted trophy, designed by a father-daughter duo representing Creative Assembly. After fierce competition playing Blizzard’s Overwatch, Cryptonite for The Crypt School came out on top and went home the winners.
So you're in the Ukie Student Game Jam - now what do you need to know? Here is a quick Q&A to help you, now that the game jam is just around the corner!
9:30am Monday 4th April - midnight Tuesday 5th April.