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 :
T : (44)(0) 20 7309 3933
W :

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:

T: (44)(0) 345 070 6000

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:

T: (44)(0) 1223 356 733

Professional Advisory Organizations

Association For Neuro Linguistic Programmers

Association Of Genealogists & Researchers In Archives

Association Of Speech & Language Therapists In Independent Practice

British Independent Retailers Association

British Institute Of Professional Photography

British Philosophical Association

The British Psychological Society

British Sociological Association

Chartered Institute Of Editing & Proofreading

The Classical Association

The Federation of Small Businesses

Generating Genius

Goethe Institut

Institut Français

Institute Of Historical Research

Institution Of Mechanical Engineers

International Musicological Society

National Numeracy

The Neurological Alliance

Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation

Publishers Association

The Society Of Authors

World Literacy Foundation


UK Statutory Organizations

Companies House

HM Revenue & Customs


General Press Resources

Die Presse Newspaper

The Economist Magazine

Farmers Weekly Magazine

Financial Times Newspaper

Intelligent Transport Magazine

Irish Roots Magazine

Machinery Magazine

Sight And Sound Magazine

The Times Newspaper

Utility Week Magazine

The Washington Post Newspaper


General Commercial Resources

Professor Christopher Abani: Academic Services


The Africa Centre: Proud Of Our Past, Passionate About Our Future

Arts & Letters Daily

Bill Bailey: Leading English Musician, Comedian & Actor

The Barbican Library

Kelly Barner & Magnus Lind: Finance Unleashed – Leveraging The CFO For Innovation (Palgrave MacMillan, 2017)

Timothy Berners-Lee: Founder Of The ‘World Wide Web’

Big Yellow Marketing Communications Ltd

The British Caribbean Chamber Of Commerce

British Chambers of Commerce

British Library Business & IP Centre

Carlsons Solicitors Ltd: London, N20

Confederation Of British Industry It Says Who You Are

Copify UK: Leading Website Copywriting Service

Countryside Alliance: Protecting the Rural Way of Life

Credit Unions: High Street Bank Alternatives

Currency Conversion

Alain de Botton: A Philosopher Of Everyday Life

Digital Employee Handbooks

Doxzoo Ltd: Online Report Printing Firm

Drawing Down The Moon: An Elite Dating Agency & Matchmaking Service

Far Studios Graphic Design

FCA Regulatory Advice: Offering Advice To Small Businesses

Forestry Commission: Increasing The Value Of Woodlands To Society & The Environment

The Freecycle Network: Giving & Getting Stuff For Free 

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

Craig Grannell Communications 

History Of Numbers

History Of Writing

Indian Chamber Of Commerce: Facilitating Business Since 1925

Ink Copywriters: It’s All About Words

Instantprint: Online General Printing Firm

Institute Of Directors

The Jazz Cafe Camden: One Of London’s Most Iconic Live Venues

KallKwik Welwyn Garden City: Business Design + Print

Kiln Theatre: Welcome to Kilburn!

Lawsons (Whetstone) Ltd: Commercial Advisory Services

Liverpool Music School

Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association

London Directory

The London Irish Centre

The London Library: A Home For Anyone Who Loves The Written Word

London Live Music Venue Listings 

Measuring Worth: Historical Financial Values

Mentoring Connections

Bill Morris: Leading British Trades Union Leader (Transport & General Workers Union)

The Mozartists: Leading Exponents Of The Music Of Mozart And His Contemporaries

MyBuilder: The Better Way To Find A Builder

Needham Poulier Solicitors: London, N17

Nelsons Commercial & Property Law: Tenterden, TN30


Nishkam SWAT: Sikh Welfare & Awareness Team

Phoenix Cinema: North London Independent Cinema

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

Proofed: The UK’s Best Proofreading & Editing Services

Radio Society Of Great Britain

Raindance: The Home Of Independent Film

Road Haulage Association

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club: London Jazz Venue

The Rule Of Three (Writing)

Ryman UK: Stationers Since 1893

Nitin Sawhney: Beyond Skin (Outcaste Records, 1999)

The Simon Community: Assisting London’s Homeless

The Southbank Centre: The Heart Of London’s Cultural Life

Startup Business Resource

Professor Martin Swales: Leading German Studies Academic

Paul Talling’s London Walking Tours


The Troubadour: Historic London Music Venue

UK Business Advice Forums

UK Small Business Support

Gary Wallis Photography

Waterstones Booksellers Ltd: North Finchley, London N12


Woodland Trust: Woods & Trees Are Essential. For People. For Wildlife. For Life.

Ian Wright: Football Advisory Services

Writers Online

Your Company Formations: Company Formation Made Effortless

The 100 Club: Legendary Live Music Venue


Independent Commercial Suppliers

Acuity Associates: It’s Time To Hire For Capability. Not Just Qualifications.

Alan’s Records: North London Record Shop

Albury Estate Fisheries: Finest Fly Fishing In Surrey & London

Amici Delicatessen London: East Finchley Italian Café

Bayleaf Restaurants Ltd: Indian Cuisine Provider

Beneficial Trust & Will Company Ltd: Insurance Claims Processing

BG Products, Inc.: High-Quality Automotive Maintenance

BlackGull Books: North London Bookseller

BMERC Garages Ltd: Independent London Garage

BorderPatrol: Hi-Fi Systems sine qua non

Bridgedale Outdoor Ltd: Travel Wear

Brigade Bar + Kitchen: London SE1, England

The Bull Highgate, London N6, England

Capital Glass & Glazing Ltd

William Channon: Architectural Ironmongery

Charlie’s Barbers N20: Professionals In High Quality Haircuts

Cocorico Italiano Whetstone: N20 Italian Restaurant

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

Computer Repair Services London Ltd: Laptops & PCs

Cooking Vinyl Ltd: Independent Record Label

J. Cooper Car Trimmers Ltd: Vehicle Interior Specialists

Craghoppers: Protecting People From The Worries Of Travel

Steve Cram Training Camps: An Awesome Training Experience

Daunt Books Ltd: Independent London Booksellers

Dub Vendor: Reggae Specialist; Established 1976

Elite Direct Ltd: Independent Essex Garage

Enrigin (Europe) Ltd: Technology Services

Everyman’s Library: Independent Publisher

The Flask Highgate, London N6, England 

The French Market, London N20, England 

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

Geeks On Wheels London Ltd: Award-Winning IT Support Services 

Grado Labs, Inc.: Stay Home, Listen Well 

Gtech: Creating The Best Loved Home & Lifestyle Products Possible

Guitar Village Ltd: Over 1000 Guitars In Stock

The Highgate Bookshop, London N6, England

Honest Jons: Venerable London Record Shop

Implementations: Copper Gardening Tools

IT Digital Ltd: PC & Laptop Wholesalers

Juno Records Ltd: The World’s Largest Dance Music & Equipment Store

Lassco Ltd: Reclaimed Architectural Antiques & Curiosities

Lodge Garage (Edgware) Ltd: Independent London Garage

Lombok: Handcrafted Furniture, Lighting & Accessories

Magan Construction Ltd: Your Project Is Our Business

Malartu, Inc.: Put Your Data To Work

The Manor Hotel: Brecon Beacons, South Wales

Mario’s Portuguese Restaurant, London NW10, England

W Martyn: Tea & Coffee Specialists & Retailers Of Fine Food

MercServices Ltd: Independent Surrey Garage

Mortlake Station Garage Ltd: Independent London Garage

Network Distributing Ltd: Archival Television & Film

New Again – Chelmsford CM1, Essex: Vehicle Repair

Oak Caffe Whetstone: Local Café

The Old White Lion Finchley, London N2, England

Orange Amplifiers: Voice Of The World For 50 Years

Orvis UK: Fly Fishing Materials & Accoutrements

Peepal Tree Press: Home of the Best in Caribbean & Black British Writing

Pro-Ject Audio Systems: Based In Mistelbach, Austria

QuickFile: Cloud Accounting Made Easy

Martin Randall Tours: Classical Music Worldwide Tours 

Red Molotov: Memorable Apparel

Rickenbacker International, Inc.: Independent Guitar Manufacturer

Rigby Taylor Ltd: Grounds Maintenance Specialists

Rogers Removals Ltd: London Removals Firm

Rohan Designs Ltd: For Every Journey

Rosetti Ltd: Musical Instrument Wholesalers & Distributors

RotoSound Manufacturing Ltd: Guitar Strings

Rough Trade Record Stores: UK & USA

R S Locksmiths Ltd: Friendly Shops In Cockfosters & Whetstone

Salt Publishing Ltd: Independent Literary Publisher

SCARPA UK: No Trail Too Far

Sovereign Motor Centre: Independent London Garage

The Spaniards Inn: Discretely Stylish, Authentically British

Specsavers North Finchley: London, N12

Swift Press: Part Of The Independent Alliance

Taxfiler Ltd: Tax Software & Accounting Software

The Three Horseshoes Whetstone, London N20, England

The Tyre Shop Ltd: Independent London Garage

West4Autos Ltd: Independent London Garage

Westfield Crash Repairs Ltd: Car Repair Specialists

Whetstone Cafe London: Local Café

Wolden Garden Centre Ltd: Since 1964

The Woodman, London N6, England


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

The American Friend (1977): Film Overview

James Baldwin: Poetry Foundation Biography

Honoré De Balzac: New World Encyclopedia Biography

Chuck Berry: AllMusic Biography

Heinrich Böll: Stiftung (Washington, DC, USA) Biography

British Record Shop Archive

Broadway Danny Rose (1984): Film Overview

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

The Bullshitters (1984): Film Overview

Kenny Burrell: AllMusic Biography

Raymond Carver: Poetry Foundation Biography

Ted Chippington: A Life In Comedy

Sonny Clark: AllMusic Biography

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

The Conversation (1974): Film Overview

Defunkt: AllMusic Biography

The Dubliners: AllMusic Biography

Echo & The Bunnymen: AllMusic Biography

Electra Glide In Blue (1973): Film Overview

Entertaining Mr Sloane (1970): Film Overview

The Fall: AllMusic Biography

Max Frisch: ETH Library (Zürich, Switzerland) Archive Biography

Gang Of Four: AllMusic Biography 

Holger Hiller: AllMusic Biography 

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

I’m Alright Jack (1959): Film Overview 

Alfred Jarry: Morgan Library & Museum Biography

The June Brides: AllMusic Biography

Fela Anikulapo Kuti: AllMusic Biography

Keith LeBlanc: AllMusic Biography

The Loft: AllMusic Biography

Madness: AllMusic Biography

Mingus, Charlie Mingus 1968: Film Overview

Hank Mobley: AllMusic Biography

Alberto Moravia: Author Overview

Lee Morgan: AllMusic Biography

Randy Newman: AllMusic Biography

New Musical Express Overview

The International Flann O’Brien Society

Augustus Pablo: AllMusic Biography

John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 Programme 

Pere Ubu: AllMusic Biography

Private Eye Magazine

The Redskins: AllMusic Biography

Max Roach: AllMusic Biography

Horace Silver: AllMusic Biography

The Smiths: AllMusic Biography

Tackhead: AllMusic Biography

Television: AllMusic Biography

The The: AllMusic Biography

The Third Man (1949): Film Overview 

This Is Spinal Tap (1984): Film Overview 

Amos Tutuola: University Of Texas Biographical Sketch

The Undertones: AllMusic Biography

Tom Waits: AllMusic Biography

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

Wire: AllMusic Biography

The Wire Magazine: Overview

The Yob (1987): Film Overview 

Émile Zola: New World Encyclopedia Biography


Current Cultural References (2012 Onwards)

Barry Adamson: Leading British Musician (Magazine)

Aravind Adiga: The White Tiger (HarperCollins, 2008)

Angel (dir. Neil Jordan, 1982)

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

J.G. Ballard: Concrete Island (Jonathan Cape, 1974)

Black Music Library

British Film Institute National Archive

British History Online

Elaine Brown: A Taste Of Power: A Black Woman’s Story (Pantheon Books, 1992)

The Butterfield Blues Band: East-West (Elektra Records, 1966)

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) 

Le Cercle Rouge (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970)

The Coral: AllMusic Biography 

Cosmic Rough Riders: AllMusic Biography 

Gary Crosby: Bassist/Band Leader/Creative Producer/Educator 

Desperate Business Cartoons 2013 – 2017 (Jon Link & Mick Bunnage) 

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

Idris Elba: Leading British Actor (Luther) 

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

Eddie Floyd: Soul Street (Stax Records, 1974)

Sigmund Freud: Civilization And Its Discontents (Internationaler Psychoanlytischer Verlag, 1930)

Rory Gallagher: AllMusic Biography 

James Garner: The Rockford Files (NBC Television Network, 1974-1980)

Phil Gayle: Leading British Journalist

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

Benny Golson: Benny Golson’s New York Scene (Contemporary Records, 1959)

Joe Harriott: Legendary Jamaican Alto Saxophonist

Harry’s Game (dir. Lawrence Gordon Clark, 1982)

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)

Nasser Hussain: Celebrated England Test Cricket Captain

‘if…’ (dir. Lindsay Anderson, 1968)

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

Wilko Johnson: Lured Into Music By The Dark Magic Spun By His First Telecaster

Darren Jordon: Leading British Journalist

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

Don Letts: Leading British Filmmaker (Westway To The World)

Clive Lloyd: Lauded West Indies Test Cricket Captain

The Lost Byway: John Rogers’ Online Record

Wynton Marsalis – Personal Website

Benita Marshall: Leading British Musician (The Sound)

John McWhorter: Leading American Linguist (Woke Racism: How A New Religion Has Betrayed Black America)

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

Mr Men Book Series (Roger Hargreaves; 1970-1980s)

Clive Myrie: Leading British Journalist

Newgrange Stone Age Passage Tomb (Boyne Valley, Ireland)

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

Monty Panesar: Celebrated England Test Cricketer 

Graham Parker & The Rumour: AllMusic Biography 

Georges Perec: Les Choses (René Juillard, 1965)

Trevor Phillips: Leading British Television Presenter (The London Programme) 

Courtney Pine: You Know I’m Doing This For A Reason 

Rate Your Music: Top Albums Of All Time

The Redskins: Video To ‘Kick Over The Statues’ (1985)

Max Roach’s – We Insist! (Freedom Now Suite) (Candid Records, 1961) 

Anthony Sampson: Anatomy Of Britain (Hodder & Stoughton, 1962)

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

The Sound: AllMusic Biography 

Spiritualized: Electricity (off the LP ‘Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space’, Dedicated Records, 1997)

E.P. Thompson: The Making Of The English Working Class (Victor Gollancz, 1963)

U.S. History

Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London E3, England

Don Warrington: Legendary British Actor (Rising Damp)

Professor Jerry White: London Historian

Young Disciples: Road To Freedom (Talkin’ Loud, 1991)


33 1/3 Series: Short Books About Albums

55 Steps (dir. Billie August, 2017)


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. The Go-Betweens
  18. Dexy’s Midnight Runners
  19. Siouxsie & The Banshees
  20. The Smiths
  21. The Redskins
  22. The Loft
  23. The Weather Prophets
  24. Echo & The Bunnymen
  25. The Teardrop Explodes
  26. The Sound
  27. The Cure
  28. The June Brides
  29. Nick Lowe
  30. The Undertones
  31. That Petrol Emotion
  32. XTC
  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. Hüsker Dü
  42. The Monochrome Set
  43. Public Image Ltd
  44. Felt
  45. Rain Parade
  46. Squeeze
  47. The Pogues
  48. Mission Of Burma
  49. TV Smith’s Explorers
  50. Martin Stephenson & The Daintees
  51. The Pop Group
  52. The Triffids
  53. The Only Ones
  54. Matt Johnson


This page revamped February – April 2022

Last updated: 25th November 2022