British Content Boom

October 29, 2019

As multiple streaming services prepare for an intensifying battle over European subscribers, British-made content continues to surge. This content bonanza and bidding wars between buyers are driving up prices for shows.

Netflix Vies For Pinewood Studio

Netflix Lands at Shepperton

July 10, 2019

Netflix expanded its global footprint with a ten-year lease at the U.K’s Shepperton Studios. The lease grants Netflix exclusive access to a majority of Shepperton including 14 sound stages.

Netflix Wins Again

Netflix Wins Again

May 30, 2019

Netflix surpassed Sky in the UK in terms of subscribers for the first time in 2019. The victory makes Netflix the most widely subscribed to media platform in the U.K.

Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

April 14, 2019

All told, Barclays, HSBC and Bank of Ireland could face a tax bill up to £11 billion for their role in EIS tax avoidance schemes.

HMRC Wins Against EIS Film Partnerships

UPDATE: The End of Easy Money

December 2, 2017

No longer will taxpayers and producers be able to use EIS structures that solely finance production tax credits, presales, and other guaranteed funds.