Alan Heywood

Partner - Music, media and entertainment

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Over the past four decades Alan has established a reputation as a highly experienced and respected advisor to a wide variety of clients within the music, media and entertainment industry.

He has been recognised by the industry as one of the top 25 music and entertainment accountants in the UK.

With a wealth of experience and network of contacts within the industry he has helped to guide multi-platinum artists, producers, DJs, record & publishing companies as well as agents, managers and household names from the acting world. He acts as a down to earth trusted advisor whose guidance is rooted through his understanding of the creative mindsets resulting in enduring relationships.

After gaining experience at a specialist music firm for 10 years, Alan established Alan Heywood & Company in 1986 and has now become a partner at BKL following the merger of the two firms in 2024.

background

Over the past four decades Alan has established a reputation as a highly experienced and respected advisor to a wide variety of clients within the music, media and entertainment industry.

He has been recognised by the industry as one of the top 25 music and entertainment accountants in the UK.

With a wealth of experience and network of contacts within the industry he has helped to guide multi-platinum artists, producers, DJs, record & publishing companies as well as agents, managers and household names from the acting world. He acts as a down to earth trusted advisor whose guidance is rooted through his understanding of the creative mindsets resulting in enduring relationships.

After gaining experience at a specialist music firm for 10 years, Alan established Alan Heywood & Company in 1986 and has now become a partner at BKL following the merger of the two firms in 2024.

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