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Goodchild Marine

Industry: Manufacturing
  • GovGrant helped their client understand the criteria for qualifying for Research and Development tax relief
  • This allowed the client to make more R&D claims than if they had only claimed as an SME

Our client

Established in 1987, Quartz Technical Services Ltd produce products for sectors including telecommunications, broadcasting, gas and oil and aerospace.

Identifying the innovation

Quartz Technical Services Ltd was tasked with producing a physical interface and software for a control unit. Quartz Technical Services Ltd undertook extensive R&D work to develop and test different components. They took financial risk in producing these products. There was no guarantee of success but they were still able to claim under the R&D tax credit scheme.

The GovGrant difference

The R&D Tax Credit scheme works to enable claims under large and small company versions of the scheme, with varying criteria for each claim.

GovGrant has expertise in identifying different projects within one company so that they can be claimed under both variants of the scheme. This allowed Quartz Technical to make a larger number of claims than if they had been restricted to only claiming as an SME.

In their words

“I was very impressed that GovGrant was able to identify projects we undertook both for ourselves and our customers that could be claimed. GovGrant’s investigative work is impressively thorough and in depth. I would highly recommend them.”

Paul Mousley  |  Project Manager, Quartz Technical Services Ltd 

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