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One of the most dynamic sectors to be in, the Media industry can be complex with markets, competition and innovation making change, routine and adaptability crucial to success.

Mercer & Hole have extensive experience in this area, advising clients, ranging from start-ups through to established international groups, within the areas of:

  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Exhibitions
  • Gaming
  • Music
  • Pre & Post-Production
  • PR
  • Publishing

Our service involves a coordinated cross-discipline approach led by a partner involved in all aspects of advice and delivery. We have identified the following key areas to the sector:

  • Outsourcing support – In a dynamic growth environment, outsourcing bookkeeping, payroll and management accounting functions allows a business to change without having to make significant jumps in its fixed cost structure. We give flexibility to the service backed up by the expertise often required when addressing non routine transactions.
  • Accountancy and audit – We have an understanding of the key issues whether it is revenue recognition, accounting for share options or other industry specific areas. This allows us to ensure a value driven service.
  • Tax advice – From the intricacies of indirect taxation to sector specific Research and Development tax claims, to group structuring often with Intellectual property companies, we have the experience you need.
  • Fund raising – Often crucial to growth companies in this sector. We have a dedicated team of specialists to help you obtain the financing solutions you need.

A list of services to support your business includes:

  • Outsourcing, including bookkeeping and payroll
  • Accounting
  • Audit
  • Tax
  • Business and strategic advice
  • VAT
  • Valuation services
  • Merger and acquisition support and advice
  • Private client tax services and exit strategy planning

If you would like assistance or a fee quote for services please contact Andy Crook or Paul Maberly.

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