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What is R&D?
R&D tax credits are an effective way for small businesses to raise money while offering incentives to investors. We highly recommend R&D tax credits to both businesses and investors. R&D stands for Research and Development. The Definition of R&D In the Frascati Manual (2015), published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), R&D… View Article
Is My Export Business Ready For Brexit?
Brexit is going to pose challenges for anyone who deals with members of the EU. Read more to find out if your export business is ready. A lot of our clients have asked us how Brexit is going to affect their export business, and what they can do to prepare for it. So we’ve put… View Article
EIS Risk To Capital
As with any investment, if you participating in a share issue, make sure you are aware of the risks involved. You need to be especially careful when looking at an EIS investment. There can be a significant risk to any capital invested. Investors should be very careful not to invest any money that they are… View Article
EIS and Brexit
Brexit is almost here! The UK is scheduled to leave the EU and move to a transition period on 29 March 2019. This is 2 years to the day from the time the Prime Minister triggered Article 50, officially starting the process for the UK to leave the EU. The UK is then expected to… View Article
What Projects Count as R&D?
According to HMRC, work that advances overall knowledge or capability in a field of science or technology, and projects and activities that help resolve scientific or technological uncertainties, may qualify for R&D relief. Whether a business qualifies for R&D relief is complex. Many businesses, especially smaller ones, believe that their project will not qualify. However,… View Article
A Guide To The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme
We often talk on this blog about the benefits of SEIS. Today we’re going to explain why SEIS is such a good idea for small businesses. The main benefits of SEIS is to encourage investment in small new early-stage companies. The scheme complements the EIS but focuses on raising much smaller amounts of investment for… View Article