Ukie and Birmingham Science Park would like to invite you to a video games tax breaks seminar

Ukie and Birmingham Science Park would like to invite you to a video games tax breaks seminar being held at 5.30pm, on 31 July at Faraday Wharf, Birmingham Science Park, B7 4BB.

In March of this year, the government announced that it would be introducing a tax relief system for the UK’s video games industry.  It’s now up to the games industry to help shape what this system looks like.

Photo of Dr Jo Twist, CEO, UKIE at Birmingham Science ParkUkie CEO, Dr Jo Twist

The tax breaks briefing session aims to make sure that all parts of the industry are informed about how tax breaks might operate and give you the chance to influence the way they will operate when introduced in 2013.

Event agenda:

• Arrive at Faraday Wharf – 5.30pm
• Welcome and introduction from Ukie CEO, Dr Jo Twist: 6pm
• How tax breaks might work: 6.05pm
• What are the main areas for discussion: 6.45pm
• Smaller group workshops: 7.05pm
• Summary and next steps:7.50pm
• Close :8:30pm

The seminar will be followed by drinks and a chance to network.

International law firm Osborne Clarke will be providing advice during the briefing session.

This event is free and is open to all games and interactive entertainment businesses.

We hope you can make it.

Delegate List (as of 30/6/12)

  • Adam Russell, Game Designer, Soshi Games
  • John Sear, Co-Founder, wallFour
  • Adam Russell, Co-founder, wallFour
  • Deepak Pathak, Co-Founder, Wewana:Play
  • Jo Twist, CEO, Ukie
  • David Bozward, CEO, Dojit games
  • James Biddulph, Founder, Jamo Games
  • Matthew Hidderley, Business Development, Birmingham Science Park
  • Sam Collins, Commercial Manager, Ukie
  • Trevor Williams, COO, Playground Games
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