ISM - We cannot remain silent about the value of music
Deborah Annetts
CEO of the Incorporated Society of Musicians
9th June 2014

CEO of ISM, Deborah Annetts, discusses the National Plan for Education in light of the recent cuts to music education proposed by the government. 

Behind the music
Chris Sheehan
Director at Karousel Music
3rd June 2014

Karousel Music's Chris Sheehan tells us about his experience as a musician and why he's supporting Help Musicians UK.

Top Tips for funding applications
Tim Foxon
Talent Programme Manager
30th May 2014

Talent Programme Manager Tim Foxon shares his insider knowledge on how to apply for funding.

Play Nicely
Martin Sutton
Multi-platinum selling Songwriter and Record Producer
21st May 2014

Multi-platinum selling Songwriter and Record Producer Martin Sutton is becoming a regular contributor to the Help Musicians UK blog. Read his advice on collaborative songwriting and check out his last blog, Desire

Psychological Self-care
Dr Carol Chapman
Counselling Psychologist and Performance Coach
14th May 2014

Dr Carol Chapman is a Counselling Psychologist, Performance Coach and a Performing Arts Medicine Health practitioner at BAPAM. She has been helping musicians, actors, dancers, artists and other performing artists to identify, understand and overcome their problems and fulfil their potential. 

She shares her practical tips on how to keep on top of your mental health.

In work and struggling – financial help for working households
Karen Holmes
Senior Welfare Benefits Specialist at Turn2us
6th May 2014

It's Benefits Aware month and Turn 2 Us have all the information to make sure you are getting all the support you need.