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Contract Advisory Service

Protect yourself against unpaid fees by making sure that your tour or engagement is covered by a written contract. Have it vetted by the MU for added peace of mind.

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Professional Advice on U.S. Visa Issues

Visa issues can be complex and terms can be subject to change at short notice. We partner with professional organisations that offer free guidance and discounted services to MU members.

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Latest news and features

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Working in the EU Post Brexit: Performing in Marbella

In this helpful case study, freelance musician and MU member Martin Ledger talks us through the steps he took along with his band when transporting equipment to perform at a corporate event in Marbella.

Published: 24 May 2022

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Further Guidance Provided for Musicians using Eurotunnel

Following concerns raised by the MU on passenger limits, DCMS have provided further clarification around their advice for musicians travelling via Eurotunnel – and confirmed that the passenger limit does not necessarily need to be three-people.

Published: 10 May 2022

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Taking Care of a Drum Kit on Tour

Drummer and singer John Park has travelled the world in the army with his drums and says he’s lucky that the kit is as robust as he is.

Published: 09 April 2022

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Everyone's talking about working in the EU

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30 May 2022

Guided Meditation

These guided meditation sessions, delivered by Shukri Devi Ishaya, are based on Ascension meditation techniques. An extremely efficient and powerful meditation practice, it is non-religious, with no belief system required.

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