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Posted on Tuesday 6 October 2020 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
Posted on Wednesday 30 September 2020 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
The latest Research and Development Tax Credits and Patent Box statistics have been released today by HMRC. It’s encouraging to see a year-on-year increase in claims for R&D tax relief but once again, the growth in Patent Box is woefully behind. More businesses are using the R&D scheme, which is great. However, overall business investment in innovation has only seen a marginal increase.
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Posted on Wednesday 15 July 2020 by Akshay Thaman | Intellectual Property Analyst
As non-essential business begins to reopen after months of non-trading, and those on furlough start to return to work, many companies across the UK are pressing the ‘resume’ button in an environment with greater volatility than ever before. This will pose challenges on an unprecedented scale; therefore, companies will be doing all they can to ensure that there is enough cash available to weather the storm that is to come.
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Posted on Tuesday 5 May 2020 by Akshay Thaman | Intellectual Property Analyst
It is safe to say that the sudden emergence of Covid-19 and its impact has taken the world by surprise. It has brought economies to their knees as well as posed social challenges, but most importantly, it represents a great threat to the health and wellbeing of the most vulnerable. In these truly unprecedented times, our hopes of fighting, mitigating, and eventually, overcoming this global pandemic rest on the shoulders of innovative companies, universities and other organisations coming up with technical solutions to solve this problem, and fast.
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Posted on Tuesday 5 March 2019 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
Honda’s decision to close its Swindon car plant by 2022 has been hijacked by the politics of Brexit. No surprise there, but the closure also blows a big hole in the government’s industrial strategy, which placed some big bets on the development and production of electric vehicles in the UK.
Posted on Thursday 24 January 2019 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
Posted on Tuesday 23 October 2018 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
Posted on Monday 1 October 2018 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
The Chancellor has announced that Budget day 2018, one of the busiest news days in the financial calendar, will be earlier than expected, on 29 October.
Posted on Thursday 30 August 2018 by GovGrant
Charles Darwin said that ‘it’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one that is most responsive to change.’ He was citing the animal kingdom, but (if he was still with us) he could equally be channeling the UK aerospace sector, one of the UK’s most important industries.
Posted on Wednesday 22 August 2018 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer
One of the more heartening aspects of this year’s Federation of Small Business (FSB) innovation survey is that SMEs know they need to innovate, particularly in the face of competition.
Posted on Tuesday 10 July 2018 by GovGrant
Come and join us for a free breakfast seminar on Tuesday 24th July 2018, in the heart of St Albans.