Meet our practitioners who have particular specialisms related to this sector.
Our clients include performing artistes, record companies, music publishers, production companies, agents, actors, film stars, TV personalities and many more.
We work closely with specialist lawyers and senior management to provide advice on contracts, tax planning, intellectual property rights and all other commercial issues.
We advise our clients on the most appropriate tax structure to minimise personal and corporate tax liabilities and assist with VAT, bookkeeping, billing and cash flow management for a number of artistes. Our dedicated team deals with all aspects of tour accounting, from initial budgets through to final results, and works with our Premier International partners to minimise the effects of overseas taxation.
We have a specialist team who undertake royalty audits, as well as desktop reviews to ensure the client has received their full entitlement of royalty revenues. The team also specialise in royalty accounting delivering all contractually required distributions with particular experience with independent record labels and publishing companies.
Additionally we provide: Valuations of Publishing/Recording catalogues and catalogue acquisitions; Royalty contract negotiation/advice (New or Renewing); Registration of Neighbouring Rights and Performance Rights.
OUTPERFORMING THE UK ECONOMY AS A WHOLE
The core music industry makes an estimated economic contribution - also known as Gross Value Added (GVA) - of over £4.1bn to the UK economy and supports 119,000 jobs. Five of the world's top selling music artists (in 2015) were British.
We have departments dealing with all the traditional accountancy functions like audit, business consulting, tax planning and compliance. We also provide a range of specialised services ranging from human resources, financial services and corporate finance to litigation and forensic support.
Whether advising individuals, owner-managed businesses, listed companies, or international entities, we work closely with our clients, as partners, with the same aim: to help them achieve their goals.
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Phone: +44(0) 207 079 8888
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