Services

Accountancy for creative businesses

We are a specialist London-based accounting service for creatives start-ups, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

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Working in the creative industries presents its own unique challenges; we provide accounting and management support specifically designed with your creative business in mind.

Offering a range of services from accountancy, bookkeeping, VAT, and tax advice to specialised support and financial services, we are so much more than your average accountant. Our hands-on experience working with the creative sector means we are able to provide a hard-to-find service to our clients.

We can help with grant and funding applications, apply for research and development credits, and advise on specialist tax schemes specifically for creative and innovative businesses. To be successful in the highly competitive creative industries, it pays to have the right experts on your side.

Our specialist accountant services for businesses within the creative industries

The nuts and bolts of the business admin, from daily bookkeeping and VAT to the year-end accounts and tax – we have got you covered.

Let us take the pain out of managing employee payroll. We can help with pensions, maternity and paternity leave, P60s, payslips, and everything in between.

There is always a drama or unexpected turn in the road. We have seen it all and will support you when you need it most.

Tax

We cover standard tax returns but also tax planning and specialist schemes such as film tax credits, VGTR, R&D, and SEIS/EIS.

Looking for funding? We can help with business planning, applications, valuations, shares, and appropriate business structures.

For specific issues or weaknesses, you may just need a workshop to boost knowledge in one area, such as cash flow, strategy or management reports.

We are able to provide accounting and tax services specifically for the creative and the innovative, for SMEs and freelancers, for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

We take on all the hassle and tedium of your accounts and what you would expect from a regular accountant… but we are far from regular! What our clients love about us is what else we can bring to the party! Along with support, expert guidance and a shoulder when needed, we also offer:

  • Workshops to improve your teams’ skills and processes
  • Management accounts that make a difference
  • Collaboration on projects that require an in-depth understanding of financials
  • Specific tax issues related to creative industries, film tax, VGTR, and others
  • Support for business growth by building financial models or writing business plans to attract investment
  • Helping restructure your business to make it more efficient
  • Getting investment ready with EIS/SEIS

Special tax credits and reliefs for the creative industries

Our experience and expertise allow us to source the financial incentives that exist out there for you and your business.

We pride ourselves on being at the top of our field. We make it our business to keep up to speed with the latest legislation and deadlines to ensure ours is the most comprehensive service available to creative businesses. For example, Research and Development tax credits are designed for businesses that are innovating. If you or your creative team are coming up with a new way to do something or updating an existing product that requires you to make something new in the process, you could qualify for these generous R&D tax credits.

There are other tax reliefs available for film, high-end TV shows, and video gaming. Once we’ve learned about you, your business, or your idea, we can advise on how to help get you to the next level.

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