UK Reference

International Tax Advisory

We act as referring agents to London, England-based chartered accountants and chartered tax advisors Carter Backer Winter LLP, specialists in company structuring, personal and corporation tax planning.

Kindly contact Nyall Jacobs at any of the following with any enquiries:

E : nyall.jacobs@cbw.co.uk
T : (44)(0) 20 7309 3933
W : www.cbw.co.uk

Commercial Legal Services

We act as referring agents to London, England-based solicitors EMW LLP, specialists in a wide range of commercial legal services.

Kindly contact Mark Rondel at any of the following with any enquiries:

E: mark.rondel@emwllp.com
T: (44)(0) 345 070 6000
W: www.emwllp.com

Commercial Translation Services

We act as referring agents for Cambridge, England-based commercial translation specialists First Edition Translations Ltd.

Kindly contact Ana Grilo at any of the following with any enquiries:

E:  enquiries@firstedit.co.uk
T: (44)(0) 1223 356 733
W: www.firstedit.co.uk 

Professional Advisory Organizations

British Chamber of Commerce
www.britishchambers.org.uk

British Independent Retailers Association
www.bira.co.uk

British Institute Of Professional Photography
www.bipp.com

British Philosophical Association
www.bpa.ac.uk

The British Psychological Society 
www.bps.org.uk

British Sociological Association 
www.britsoc.co.uk

Chartered Institute Of Editing & Proofreading
www.ciep.uk

The Classical Association 
www.classicalassociation.org

Confederation Of British Industry 
www.cbi.org.uk

Generating Genius
www.generatinggenius.org.uk

Goethe Institut
www.goethe.de

Institute Of Directors
www.iod.com

Institute Of Historical Research
www.history.ac.uk

Institution Of Mechanical Engineers
www.imeche.org

International Musicological Society
www.musicology.org

International Society Of Typographical Designers
www.istd.org.uk

Liverpool Music School
www.liverpoolmusicschool.co.uk

Mr Men Book Series (Roger Hargreaves; 1970-1980s)
www.wikipedia.org

Musicians’ Union
www.musiciansunion.org.uk

National Numeracy
www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk

Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation
www.procartoonists.org

Publishers Association
www.publishers.org.uk

The Society Of Authors
www2.societyofauthors.org

World Literacy Foundation
www.worldliteracyfoundation.org

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UK Statutory Organizations

Companies House
www.companieshouse.gov.uk

HM Revenue & Customs
www.hmrc.gov.uk

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General Press Resources

Die Presse Newspaper
www.diepresse.com

Farmers Weekly Magazine
www.fwi.co.uk

Intelligent Transport Magazine
www.intelligenttransport.com

Machinery Magazine
www.machinery.co.uk

The Observer Newspaper
www.theguardian.com/observer

Sight And Sound Magazine
www.bfi.org.uk

The Times Newspaper
www.thetimes.co.uk

Utility Week Magazine
www.utilityweek.co.uk

The Washington Post Newspaper
www.washingtonpost.com

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General Commercial Resources

AccountingWeb
www.accountingweb.co.uk

The British Caribbean Chamber Of Commerce
www.britishcaribbean.com

Currency Conversion
www.xe.com

Alain de Botton: A Philosopher Of Everyday Life
www.alaindebotton.com

Indian Chamber Of Commerce: Facilitating Business Since 1925
www.indianchamber.org

London Directory
www.londondirectory.co.uk

John Lydon: Suitably Contrite Vocalist Services
www.johnlydon.com

Measuring Worth: Historical Financial Values
www.measuringworth.com

Mentoring Connections
www.micromentor.org

Mr Robert Mould: Smug Musician Consultancy Services
www.bobmould.com

MyBuilder: The Better Way To Find A Builder
www.mybuilder.com

Needham Poulier Solicitors
www.needhampoulier.co.uk

Startup Business Resource
www.startups.co.uk

TaxationWeb
www.taxationweb.co.uk

UK Business Advice Forums
www.ukbusinessforums.co.uk

UK Small Business Support
www.smallbusiness.co.uk

Ian Wright: Football Advisory Services
www.ianwright8.com

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Independent Commercial Suppliers

Acuity Associates: Ensuring You Have the Right FD
www.acuityassociates.co.uk

Alan’s Records: North London Record Shop
www.alansrecords.com

Albury Estate Fisheries: Finest Fly Fishing In Surrey & London
www.alburyestatefisheries.co.uk

Amici Delicatessen London: East Finchley Italian Café
www.google.co.uk

Bayleaf Restaurants Ltd: Indian Cuisine Provider
www.bayleaf.co.uk/restaurant/

Beneficial Trust & Will Company Ltd: Insurance Claims Processing
www.btwc.co.uk

BG Products, Inc.: High-Quality Automotive Maintenance
www.bgprod.com

Big Yellow Marketing Communications Ltd
www.bigyell.co.uk

BlackGull Books: North London Bookseller
black-gull-books.business.site

BorderPatrol: Hi-Fi Systems sine qua non 
www.borderpatrol.net

Bridgedale Outdoor Ltd: Travel Wear
www.bridgedale.com

Brigade Bar + Kitchen: London SE1, England
www.thebrigade.co.uk

The Bull Highgate, London N6, England
www.thebullhighgate.co.uk

Capital Glass & Glazing Ltd
www.capitalglassltd.co.uk

Carlsons Solicitors Ltd
www.carlsonssolicitors.com

William Channon: Architectural Ironmongery
www.williamchannon.co.uk

Charlie’s Barbers N20: Professionals In High Quality Haircuts
www.charliesbarbersn20.com

Cocorico Italiano Whetstone: N20 Italian Restaurant
www.cocoricoitaliano.com

Collinite, Inc.: High-Grade Vehicle Waxes & Polishes
www.collinite.com

Computer Repair Services London Ltd: Laptops & PCs 
www.computerrepairltd.co.uk

Cooking Vinyl Ltd: Independent Record Label
www.cookingvinyl.com

J. Cooper Car Trimmers Ltd: Vehicle Interior Specialists
www.jcoopertrim.co.uk

Craghoppers: Protecting People From The Worries Of Travel
www.craghoppers.com

Steve Cram Training Camps: An Awesome Training Experience
www.stevecramtraining.com

Credit Unions: High Street Bank Alternatives
www.creditunions.co.uk

Daunt Books Ltd: Independent London Booksellers
www.dauntbooks.co.uk

Digital Employee Handbooks
www.myemployeehandbook.co.uk

Doxzoo Ltd: Online Report Printing Firm
www.doxzoo.com

Drawing Down The Moon: An Elite Dating Agency & Matchmaking Service
www.drawingdownthemoon.co.uk

Dub Vendor: Reggae Specialist; Established 1976
www.dubvendor.co.uk

Elite Direct Ltd: Independent Essex Garage
www.elitedirect.com

Enrigin (Europe) Ltd: Technology Services
www.enrigin.com

Everyman’s Library: Independent Publisher
www.everymanslibrary.co.uk

Far Studios Graphic Design
www.farstudios.com

FCA Regulatory Advice: Offering Advice To Small Businesses
www.complianceconsultant.org

The Flask Highgate, London N6, England
www.theflaskhighgate.com 

The French Market, London N20, England
www.thefrench-market.com 

Friary Park Bowling Club: A Small, Friendly Club, Open To All (London N20)
www.friaryparkbowls.com 

Geeks On Wheels London Ltd: Award-Winning IT Support Services 
www.geeks-on-wheels.com 

Grado Labs, Inc.: Stay Home, Listen Well
www.gradolabs.com 

Craig Grannell Communications
www.craiggrannell.com 

Gtech: Creating The Best Loved Home & Lifestyle Products Possible
www.gtech.co.uk

Guitar Village Ltd: Over 1000 Guitars In Stock
www.guitarvillage.co.uk

Heatherwick Studio: Over 200 Problem Solvers Dedicated To Improving The Physical World Around Us
www.heatherwick.com

The Highgate Bookshop, London N6, England
www.read2write.com

Honest Jons: Venerable London Record Shop
www.honestjons.com

Implementations: Copper Gardening Tools
www.implementations.co.uk

Ink Copywriters: It’s All About Words
www.inkcopywriters.com

Instantprint: Online General Printing Firm
www.instantprint.co.uk

Irish Roots Magazine: Tracing Irish Ancestry
www.irishrootsmedia.com

IT Digital Ltd: PC & Laptop Wholesalers
www.itdigital.net

The Jazz Cafe Camden: One Of London’s Most Iconic Live Venues
www.thejazzcafelondon.com

Juno Records Ltd: The World’s Largest Dance Music & Equipment Store
www.juno.co.uk

Kiln Theatre: Welcome to Kilburn!
www.kilntheatre.com

Lassco Ltd: Reclaimed Architectural Antiques & Curiosities
www.lassco.co.uk

Lodge Garage (Edgware) Ltd: Independent London Garage
www.lodge-garage.com

Lombok: Handcrafted Furniture, Lighting & Accessories
www.lombok.co.uk

The London Library: A Home For Anyone Who Loves The Written Word
www.londonlibrary.co.uk

Magan Construction Ltd: Your Project Is Our Business
www.maganconstruction.co.uk

Malartu, Inc.: Put Your Data To Work
www.malartu.co

The Manor Hotel: Brecon Beacons, South Wales
www.manorhotel.co.uk

Mario’s Portuguese Restaurant, London NW10, England
marios-portuguese-restaurant.business.site

W Martyn: Tea & Coffee Specialists & Retailers Of Fine Food
www.wmartyn.co.uk

MercServices Ltd: Independent Surrey Garage
www.mercservices.co.uk

Mortlake Station Garage Ltd: Independent London Garage
www.mortlakegarage.co.uk

The Mozartists: Leading Exponents Of The Music Of Mozart And His Contemporaries
www.mozartists.com

Nelsons Commercial & Property Law
www.nelsonslegal.co.uk

Netweather.Tv
www.netweather.tv

Network Distributing Ltd: Archival Television & Film
www.networkonair.com

New Again – Chelmsford Essex: Vehicle Repair
www.cars.newagain.co.uk

Oak Caffe Whetstone: Local Café
www.oakcaffe.co.uk

The Old White Lion Finchley, London N2, England
www.theoldwhitelionfinchley.co.uk

Orange Amplifiers: Voice Of The World For 50 Years
www.orangeamps.com

Orvis UK: Fly Fishing Materials & Accoutrements
www.orvis.co.uk

Peepal Tree Press: Home of the Best in Caribbean & Black British Writing
www.peepaltreepress.com

Phoenix Cinema: North London Independent Cinema
www.phoenixcinema.co.uk

Pro-Ject Audio Systems: Based In Mistelbach, Austria
www.project-audio.com

Proofed: The UK’s Best Proofreading & Editing Services 
www.proofed.co.uk

QuickFile: Cloud Accounting Made Easy
www.quickfile.co.uk

Raindance: The Home Of Independent Film
www.raindance.org

Martin Randall Tours: Classical Music Worldwide Tours 
www.martinrandall.com 

Red Molotov: Memorable Apparel
www.redmolotov.com

Rickenbacker International, Inc.: Independent Guitar Manufacturer
www.rickenbacker.com

Rigby Taylor Ltd: Grounds Maintenance Specialists
www.rigbytaylor.com

Rogers Removals Ltd: London Removals Firm
www.rogersremovals.co.uk

Rohan Designs Ltd: For Every Journey
www.rohan.co.uk

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club: London Jazz Venue
www.ronniescotts.co.uk

Rosetti Ltd: Musical Instrument Wholesalers & Distributors
www.rosetti.co.uk

RotoSound Manufacturing Ltd: Guitar Strings
www.rotosound.com

Rough Trade Record Stores: UK & USA
www.roughtrade.com

R S Locksmiths Ltd: Friendly Shops In Cockfosters & Whetstone
www.rslocksmiths.co.uk

Salt Publishing Ltd: Independent Literary Publisher
www.saltpublishing.com

SCARPA UK: No Trail Too Far
www.scarpa.co.uk

Sovereign Motor Centre: Independent London Garage
www.sovereignmotors-london.co.uk

The Spaniards Inn: Discretely Stylish, Authentically British
www.thespaniardshampstead.co.uk

Specsavers North Finchley: Providing The Best Value Optometry, Audiology And Other Healthcare Services
www.specsavers.co.uk

Swift Press, Incorporating ‘Forum’ Imprint: Part Of The Independent Alliance
www.swiftpress.com

Paul Talling’s London Walking Tours
www.derelictlondon.com/guidedwalks.html

Taxfiler Ltd: Tax Software & Accounting Software
www.taxfiler.co.uk

The Three Horseshoes Whetstone, London N20, England
www.threehorseshoeswhetstone.co.uk

The Troubadour: Historic London Music Venue
www.troubadourlondon.com

The Tyre Shop Ltd: Independent London Garage
www.thetyreshop.com

Gary Wallis Photography
www.wallispictures.com

Waterstones Booksellers Ltd: London N12 Branch
www.waterstones.com

West4Autos Ltd: Independent London Garage
www.west4autos.co.uk

Westfield Crash Repairs Ltd: Car Repair Specialists
www.westfieldcrashrepairsltd.co.uk

Whetstone Cafe London: Local Café
www.dineclub.co.uk

Wolden Garden Centre Ltd: Since 1964
www.woldens.co.uk

The Woodman, London N6, England
www.the-woodman.com

Your Company Formations: Company Formation Made Effortless
www.yourcompanyformations.co.uk

The 100 Club: Legendary Live Music Venue
www.the100club.co.uk

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Major Cultural Influences: 1985-1990 (> main street journal (1993-2001))

The American Friend (1977): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org

James Baldwin: Poetry Foundation Biography
www.poetryfoundation.org

Honoré De Balzac: New World Encyclopedia Biography
www.newworldencyclopedia.org

Chuck Berry: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Heinrich Böll: Stiftung (Washington, DC, USA) Biography
www.us.boell.org

British Record Shop Archive
www.britishrecordshoparchive.org

Broadway Danny Rose (1984): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org

Jon Wozencroft: The Graphic Language Of Neville Brody (Thames & Hudson, 1988)

The Bullshitters (1984): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org

Kenny Burrell: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Raymond Carver: Poetry Foundation Biography
www.poetryfoundation.org

Ted Chippington: A Life In Comedy
www.wikipedia.org

Sonny Clark: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Concepts Of Modern Art  – ed. Nikos Stangos (Thames & Hudson, 1974)

The Conversation (1974): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org

Defunkt: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

The Dubliners: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Echo & The Bunnymen: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Electra Glide In Blue (1973): Film Overview
www.sensesofcinema.com

Entertaining Mr Sloane (1970): Film Overview
www.screenonline.org.uk

The Fall: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Max Frisch: ETH Library (Zürich, Switzerland) Archive Biography
www.mfa.ethz.ch

Gang Of Four: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com 

Holger Hiller: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com 

Edward Hopper – Quarante Chefs D’Oeuvre; ed. Heinz Liesbrock (Bibliothèque Visuelle, 1988)

I’m Alright Jack (1959): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org 

Alfred Jarry: Morgan Library & Museum Biography
www.themorgan.org

The June Brides: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Fela Anikulapo Kuti: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Keith LeBlanc: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

The Loft: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Madness: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Hank Mobley: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Alberto Moravia: Author Overview
www.anokatony.wordpress.com

Lee Morgan: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Randy Newman: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

New Musical Express Overview
www.wikipedia.org

The International Flann O’Brien Society
www.univie.ac.at

Augustus Pablo: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 Programme
www.johnpeelarchive.com 

Pere Ubu: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Private Eye Magazine
www.private-eye.co.uk

The Redskins: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Max Roach: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Horace Silver: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

The Smiths: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Tackhead: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Television: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

This Is Spinal Tap (1984): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org 

Amos Tutuola: University Of Texas Biographical Sketch
www.utexas.edu

The Undertones: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Tom Waits: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

Bob Willis W/ Patrick Murphy: The Cricket Revolution – Test Cricket In The 1970s (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1981)

Wire: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com

The Wire Magazine: Overview
www.wikipedia.org

The Yob (1987): Film Overview
www.wikipedia.org 

Émile Zola: New World Encyclopedia Biography
www.newworldencyclopedia.org

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Current Cultural/Commercial References (2012 Onwards)

Barry Adamson: Leading British Musician (Magazine)
www.barryadamson.com

The Africa Centre: Proud Of Our Past, Passionate About Our Future
www.africacentre.org.uk

Arts & Letters Daily
www.aldaily.com

A Warning To The Curious (dir. Lawrence Gordon Clark, 1972)

The Barbican Library
www.barbican.org.uk

Black Music Library
www.blackmusiclibrary.com

British Film Institute National Archive
www.bfi.org.uk

British History Online
www.british-history.ac.uk

Donald Byrd – Band & Voices: A New Perspective (Blue Note Records, 1964)

‘Callan’ (Created By James Mitchell; ABC/Thames Television, 1967-1972)

Larry Carlton: Leading American Musician (The Crusaders)
www.larrycarlton335.com 

Cosmic Rough Riders: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com 

Gary Crosby: Bassist/Band Leader/Creative Producer/Educator
www.garycrosbybass.com 

Desperate Business Cartoons 2013 – 2017 (Jon Link & Mick Bunnage)
www.moderntoss.com 

The Doobie Brothers: The Captain & Me (Warner Bros. Records, 1973)

Engineers at Microsoft Corporation (Office 2016), Adobe, Inc. (Adobe Reader DC) & Lenovo Group Limited (T570 Thinkpad); then Logitech International S.A. (M100 Mouse), Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd (M2026W Printer) & BT Group Plc (Home WiFi); finally Carbonite, Inc. (Home Backup), SanDisk (USB 3.0) & ScreenOff 2.1

The Freecycle Network: Giving & Getting Stuff For Free
www.freecycle.org 

Rory Gallagher: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com 

Charlie Gillett: The Sound Of The City – The Rise Of Rock & Roll (Souvenir Press, 1970)

Greg Grandin: Fordlandia: The Rise & Fall Of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City (Macmillan, 2009)

John Heathfield: Around Whetstone & North Finchley (The History Press, 1994)

Andrew Hill: Grass Roots (Blue Note Records, 1968)

‘The Homecoming’ (dir. Peter Hall; American Film Theatre, 1973)

‘if…’ (dir. Lindsay Anderson, 1968)

Joolz Guides: Award-Winning Tourism Films
www.joolzguides.com

Linton Kwesi Johnson: Forces Of Victory (Island Records, 1979)

Wilko Johnson: Lured Into Music By The Dark Magic Spun By His First Telecaster
www.wilkojohnson.com

Gerald Kersh: Fowler’s End (William Heinemann, 1958)

The Lost Byway: John Rogers’ Online Record
www.thelostbyway.com

Wynton Marsalis – Personal Website
www.wyntonmarsalis.org

Benita Marshall: Leading British Musician (The Sound)
www.wikipedia.org

Lee Morgan: Search For The New Land (Blue Note Records, 1964)

Bill Morris: Leading British Trades Union Leader (Transport & General Workers Union)
www.billmorris.info

History Of Numbers
www.casio.co.uk

Newgrange Stone Age Passage Tomb (Boyne Valley, Ireland)
www.newgrange.com

Nishkam SWAT: Sikh Welfare & Awareness Team
www.nishkamswat.com

‘Out’ (dir. Jim Goddard; Thames Television, 1978)

Graham Parker & The Rumour: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com 

Trevor Phillips: Leading British Television Presenter (The London Programme)
www.wikipedia.org 

Courtney Pine: You Know I’m Doing This For A Reason
www.courtney-pine.com 

Michael E. Porter: Competitive Strategy (Free Press/MacMillan, 1980)

Radio Society Of Great Britain
www.rsgb.org

Rate Your Music: Top Albums Of All Time
www.rateyourmusic.com

‘The Sandbaggers’ (dir. Michael Ferguson; Yorkshire Television, 1978-1980)

The Simon Community: Assisting London’s Homeless
www.simoncommunity.org.uk

The Sound: AllMusic Biography
www.allmusic.com 

The Southbank Centre: The Heart Of London’s Cultural Life
www.southbankcentre.co.uk

U.S. History
www.ushistory.org

Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London E3, England
www.romanroadlondon.com

Don Warrington: Legendary British Actor (Rising Damp)
www.wikipedia.org

Professor Jerry White: London Historian
www.jerrywhite.co.uk

Wikipedia
www.wikipedia.org

Writers Online
www.writers-online.co.uk

History Of Writing
www.wikipedia.org

YouTube
www.youtube.com

33 1/3 Series: Short Books About Albums
www.333sound.com

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An Epic Lyrical Era In The History of White Music: 1975-1986

  • bookended by ‘Datapanik In The Year Zero‘ (Pere Ubu)/‘Down By The Jetty’ (Dr Feelgood) – both originally released in 1975 – > ‘Neither Washington Nor Moscow‘ (The Redskins)/’The Queen Is Dead‘ (The Smiths) – both originally released in 1986.
  • cf. following groups (in no particular order):
  1. Pere Ubu
  2. Graham Parker & The Rumour
  3. The Sex Pistols
  4. The Clash
  5. The Jam
  6. Ian Dury & The Blockheads
  7. Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  8. Television
  9. Talking Heads
  10. Richard Hell & The Voidoids
  11. Wire
  12. Magazine
  13. The Fall
  14. The Adverts
  15. Madness
  16. Gang Of Four
  17. Dexy’s Midnight Runners
  18. Siouxsie & The Banshees
  19. The Smiths
  20. The Redskins
  21. The Loft
  22. The Weather Prophets
  23. Echo & The Bunnymen
  24. The Teardrop Explodes
  25. The Sound
  26. The Cure
  27. The June Brides
  28. Nick Lowe
  29. The Undertones
  30. That Petrol Emotion
  31. XTC
  32. The Go-Betweens
  33. Big Black
  34. Tom Waits
  35. The The
  36. Colin Newman
  37. Tom Verlaine
  38. The Feelies
  39. Vic Godard & The Subway Sect
  40. Prefab Sprout
  41. The Monochrome Set
  42. Public Image Ltd
  43. Felt
  44. Hüsker Dü
  45. Rain Parade
  46. Squeeze
  47. The Pogues
  48. Mission Of Burma

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‘UK Reference’ page revamped 8th February – 17th April 2022

Last updated: 9th August 2022

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