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Hertfordshire Business Awards 2019

Posted on Friday 4 October 2019 by Dominic Bartholdi | Head of Business Development

GovGrant is delighted to be sponsoring the Innovation category at this year’s Hertfordshire Business Awards. This will be our third year sponsoring this category, which recognises and rewards innovation within our region. It always made sense for us to sponsor this award, after all, we spend our time working with all kinds of firms helping them identify innovation so they can get access to vital government funding.

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Yorkshire firm gets £90,000 boost from tax scheme – and urges others to check if they’re eligible

Posted on Monday 8 July 2019 by Dominic Bartholdi | Head of Business Development

Hebden Bridge-based Urban Cottage Industries has secured £90,000 under the R&D tax credit scheme. The company is a bespoke manufacturer of high quality, retro and vintage style lighting equipment, aimed at professional designers, architects and engineers. CEO Stanley Wilson said the money had made a big difference to the firm, which invests heavily in innovation, at a time when tough market conditions made it a challenge to pay their day-to-day bills.

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