Manchester accountants can help digital economy to grow

Published on July 29, 2013 by Crawfords Accounting

With the greatest concentration of digital professionals found in several locations outside of London, Manchester accountants have an important role to play in supporting the city’s dotcom workers.

A report from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research says the government’s estimates of the scale of the digital economy are too conservative, and are based on the 65-year-old system of SIC codes to classify which sector people are employed by.

Using a system devised by London-based sales software provider Growth Intelligence, the NIESR has reassessed the size of the digital economy – and the areas where it is at its most active.

Manchester is one of the highest-concentration locations for digital professionals, along with other hotspots like Aberdeen and Middlesbrough, all of which are outside of London.

NIESR senior research fellow Dr Max Nathan says: “The old image of tech businesses as start-ups that make no money is out of date. Using big data, we show a broad array of active businesses selling digital products and services.”

For those self-employed or just starting out in the north-west’s digital economy, Manchester accountants can help to understand taxation and other such issues, to support future sustainable growth in your earnings.


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