SMIA Workshops: Formalising Your Music Business

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As part of the SMIA’s innovation-led development programme, designed to help nurture business talent and build infrastructure in Scotland’s music industry, we will be hosting this free entry ‘Formalising Your Music Business‘ workshop in partnership with XpoNorth at The Ironworks in Inverness, taking place on Monday 30th March 2pm – 4pm.

About the Workshop

David is a partner in a small professional practice in Glasgow providing accounting and consulting services to businesses and the third sector in Glasgow and across Scotland.


  • What is a company
  • When you should form one (and when you shouldn’t)
  • Legal position
  • Types of company structure
  • Tax
  • Governance
  • Case study 1: Incorporating a self employed business
  • Case study 2: Collaborating

Just make sure to RSVP for your FREE ticket.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Scottish Music Industry Association

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