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Press release: eMusic17 November 2010

As those of you who buy our music from eMusic will know by now, our music is now no longer be available from that site.

We wish this hadn’t happened, but as eMusic has brought major labels on board, they have changed the terms on which they deal with labels in certain ways, some of which we have found impossible to accept, in our own interests, those of our artists, and ultimately those of their fans.

We have loved eMusic, and the support it has given to our music, but it was the dedicated home for independent music and is, in our view, not that any more.

You will continue to find our music on many other great sites and stores, we encourage you to visit them, or ask us where.

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Press release: The Great River Race 201020 August 2010

Two teams of rowers from the Beggars Group are returning to the waters on Saturday, September 25th to take part in this year’s Great River Race in London.

Taking place over a gruelling 21 mile course on Thames from Docklands in the East of the capital to Ham in the West; last year’s team helped to raise over £11,000 for The Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation, a Vietnamese charity who help the country’s most underprivileged children to escape poverty.

This year, the team aim to surpass this figure on behalf of The Honeypot Charity, a London-based organisation who work to enhance the lives of vulnerable children and young carers, by providing respite breaks at their own Honeypot House in the New Forest and on-going outreach support programs.

For this year’s race, Beggars Group, have set a fundraising target of £50,000, and are entering two boats and promising to match every donation they receive...

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Press release: Beggars Group Earns Place In Sunday Times HSBC International Track 10013 July 2010

The Sunday Times yesterday published their inaugural International Track 100 league table. Sponsored by HSBC, compiled by Oxford-based research and networking events company Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times Business supplement, the table is open to companies who are registered in the UK and are independent, unquoted and ultimate holding companies. Companies were ranked on their compound annual growth rate in international sales over the latest two years.

The Beggars Group were the only music company listed in the 100, ranking at 36, recognising the Group’s 84.27% growth in international sales from £5.7m in 2006 to £19.2m in 2008. It was also one of only a handful of media companies to appear in the list.

In 2010, the company continues to experience growth in this sector and now has the most comprehensive international set-up in the company’s 34 year history with a network that now includes ten dedicated...

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