Our sector experts have been working with arts and culture charities for many years and can attend to the nuanced needs of different organisations within the arts and culture sector.
Audit, accounting and advisory for arts & culture charities
- Financial systems and controls
- Statutory accounts preparation
- External audit and assurance
- Management reporting
- Internal audit, compliance and assurance
- Risk management and reporting
- Governance reviews
We provide VAT consultancy services to a number of organisations in the cultural sector, including English National Opera, the National Gallery, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Birmingham Museum Trust, the Royal College of Arts, the Serpentine Trust and the Southbank Centre.
Our reviews include consideration of whether an organisation is better in or out of the cultural exemption, consideration of VAT recovery methods, group structures and advice on capital projects.
Our charity tax team provide tax consultancy and compliance services to a wide range of organisations in the arts and culture sector, including the Imperial War Museum, the Foundling Museum, the Freelands Foundation and the Almeida Theatre Company.
We have advised on a number of claims for the various creative industry tax reliefs such as Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief and Theatre Tax Relief, as well as providing broader tax services including corporation tax compliance, employment tax advice, Gift Aid advice and reviews of charitable trading and tax risks.
HR and technology advice
We can also offer support for any people or technology challenges you may be facing. Our HR services include Payroll, pension schemes and employee benefits, and our HR Consultancy team offer HR strategy and compliance advice alongside executive coaching, leadership and management skills training. Our technology advice and support ranges from digital strategy and business intelligence to IT security, safety and privacy.