It's hoped the tax breaks will keep graduates in the UK. Many companies have relocated to Canada and the Far East.
The University of Cumbria have seen an increase in student numbers on their animation and gaming courses, the news about tax relief could mean a better future for them.
The program leader of the digital arts course at the University of Cumbria; Maxwell Robertson explains:
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