Really Useful Group

  1. Lord Lloyd Webber Leads Copyright Debate

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Lloyd Webber, owner of the Really Useful Group, has led a debate in the House of Lord on the issue of online piracy. The debate today (April 2) comes ahead of the U.K. government's Digital Britain report, which is due in early summer. ...

  2. Viagogo Secures $15m Extra Funding

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Viagogo, the secondary-ticketing company, has clinched $15 million in new investment from two retired sports superstars at the same time as it has extended its current ticketing deal with Madonna. The $15 million is from Stefanie Graf Ventures and ...

  3. HMV Passes On Sales Tax Cut

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K market leading entertainment retailer HMV has pledged to pass on the new 15% rate of VAT sales tax, which the British government announced in its pre-budget report. The VAT (Value Added Tax) rate will be cut from 17.5% to 15% from Dec. 1 for a ...

  4. Ingenious Strikes Real World Deal

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Media investment firm Ingenious today said its Music VCTs have joined forces with Peter Gabriel's Real World Records to create a new company, VCT Investments Ltd. The new company will have a funding budget of £1.75 million ($3.56 million) and ...

  5. Ingenious Ploughs Cash Into Sirens Girl Group

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Media investment firm Ingenious has invested £500,000 ($1 million) from its two music venture capital trusts into the new album by girl group Sirens. Ingenious is backing the U.K. three-piece's sophomore set "La La Land" in a joint ...

  6. UMGI Digitizes Andrew Lloyd Webber Stage Hits

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International has sealed a landmark digital-distribution deal with Really Useful Group, the live-entertainment production company famous for its hit stage musicals by composer Si Universal Music Group International has sealed ...

  7. EMI Promotes Ells to COO

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells has been promoted to COO and regional director. EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells has been promoted to COO and regional director. In addition to being in charge of the company's global functions such as logisti ...

  8. EMI Promotes Ells to COO

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells has been promoted to COO and regional director. In addition to being in charge of the company's global functions such as logistics and legal & business affairs, he take EMI Music's CFO Stuart Ells ...

  9. Lloyd Webber's RUG Hires Accountant

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Richard Hennessy has joined Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG) as CFO. Hennessy, a chartered accountant, comes to the London-based entertainment group from HSBC Bank, where he has been CF Richard Hennessy has joined Andrew Lloyd ...