Video games

Using our sector specific expertise we have advised all corners of the video games industry, ranging from new micro-studios to internationally respected independent studios, to large multi-nationals.

We pride ourselves in always going that extra mile, ensuring all options are explored with a view to providing the best possible outcome for our clients. Whether you are a small app developer or large publisher, our team is dedicated to ensuring we offer a first class service both in terms of quality of advice as well as delivery.

How our experts can help you

  • Structuring advice on British qualifying games
  • Helping maximise the UK Video Games Tax Relief
  • Assistance with monitoring, compliance and liaison with the BFI and HM Revenue & Customs
  • Auditor’s and accountant’s reports, and letters of comfort to financiers
  • Advice on alternative sources of funding, including equity, debt and soft money (grants etc)
  • Assistance with government sponsored incentives such as the Research and Development Tax relief and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and their application to video games
  • Tax advice regarding corporate structures, both in the UK and overseas
  • VAT advice, including assistance with registration, company set-up and administration
  • Statutory annual accounts, auditing and corporation tax return filing
  • Corporate finance services, including disposals, mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, management buy-ins, reporting accountant, valuations, operations and post-deal services, private equity and funding, due diligence, flotations and initial public offerings
  • Tax services, including corporate tax, VAT and employer solutions