RSM Tenon Joins TIGA

TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced RSM Tenon as its newest member.

RSM Tenon is a leading provider of accounting and business advice in the UK and internationally. RSM Tenon is the 7th largest accountancy and business advisory firm in the UK, employing over 3000 people across 50 offices. RSM Tenon is the UK member of RSM International, the 6th largest global accounting network with over 700 offices across more than 70 countries.

RSM Tenon has more than 30,000 people worldwide providing the following services: Audit, Tax and Advisory; Corporate Finance; Financial Management; Outsourcing; Corporate Recovery and Personal Insolvency and Risk Management.

John Graydon, heads up the film and games unit for RSM Tenon, providing specialist advice on tax credits in the UK and abroad. Graydon explains the company’s reasons for joining TIGA:

“At RSM Tenon we wish to expand into the UK gaming industry and believe a strong alliance with TIGA is integral to achieving this.

“We strongly support TIGA’s pursuit of a UK tax credit for the computer games industry. At RSM Tenon, we have unrivalled knowledge and experience in tax credits and have worked extensively with the UK Government in this area.

“We would like to help TIGA achieve its vision of making the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We hope to support this by using our financial expertise to help give UK companies a competitive advantage in the gaming sector.”

Richard Wilson TIGA CEO stated:

“To achieve our goal of securing tax relief for the UK games industry, and also to support games companies seeking to maximise their use of the existing R&D tax credits available, it is essential we work closely with industry experts such as RSM Tenon. RSM Tenon has a wealth of experience and knowledge which we hope our members will fully utilise.”

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Notes to editors:

About TIGA:

TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership.

TIGA's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that TIGA members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.

For further information, please contact Eva Field, TIGA PR Manager on: 07814 039 983, or email eva@tiga.org.


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