Europe’s largest network of independent games developers and publishers has named MHA Henderson Loggie Best Tax and Accountancy Firm at an awards ceremony in London.
The annual TIGA awards celebrate the best in creativity, innovation and business in the video games industry and the Tax and Accountancy category recognises excellent accountancy work, sound business processes and excellent commercial results.
TIGA is the network for games developers and digital publishers and seeks to strengthen the developmeent of the sector.
MHA Henderson Loggie, which has offices in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, has been providing tax and business advice to independent video game developers for over 30 years.
In that time the UK games industry has grown to employ over 47,000 people and is worth £3bn to the British economy.
Commenting on the win, Stephen Bain, Head of Games and Digital at MHA Henderson Loggie, said:
“The sharp growth in the British games industry is partly thanks to tax incentives introduced five years ago which has reduced the cost of games development and helped companies compete successfully in a global marketplace.
“It is an honour to be recognised as one of the top players in the UK at such a prominent games industry event.
“It is a real feather in our cap, and testament to the specialist knowledge and can-do attitude of an accountancy and business advice team which is passionate about the sector.”
In July, MHA Henderson Loggie looked toward further growth after securing funding support and facilities of more than £2 million from banking giant Barclays, which the firm earmarked for d strategic direction of the firm, with a particular focus on recruitment and retention of existing talent.