Jagex praises Tiga for UK games tax breaks

Jagex praises Tiga for UK games tax breaks
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

March 21st 2012 at 3:53PM

CEO of MMO studio 'delighted' by news from today's budget

Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard has expressed his delight at the news the UK Government is introducing UK games industry tax breaks.

The boss of the MMO company behind Runescape also praised Tiga for its long-standing effort to get tax breaks put in place for the UK games industry.

"I am absolutely delighted that the Government has decided to introduce TIGA’s proposals in today’s Budget," said Mark Gerhard. "TIGA has been the only trade association to have consistently advanced the case for tax breaks for games production.

"TIGA continues to make a crucial difference to the UK games industry. Thanks to TIGA, the UK games industry is set for desperately needed further growth, investment and innovation."