Special report: Inside the world of accountancy firms

James Hanley

Never a man afraid to say what he thinks, Noel Gallagher had some pointed advice for Zayn Malik when the singer quit One Direction in 2015. “Get a good accountant,” said the former Oasis songwriter, “because life is very fucking long.”

Wise words, no doubt. Yet in a world where success and excess have always gone hand in hand, the importance of financial management is easily overlooked.

“Accounting is the least sexy part of the business,” admits Ray Bush of ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...