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HMRC delay payment of some R&D tax credits

Expect delays beyond the usual 6-8 week overall processing time, as HMRC are investigating some irregular R&D tax claims.

Scientists regrow frog’s legs in a breakthrough experiment. Will humans be next?

Scientists have developed a specific multi-drug, pro-regenerative treatment to regrow legs of adult frogs, which are naturally unable to regenerate limbs.

Extracting Carbon Dioxide from the air: a futile endeavour or the new frontier in the fight against climate change?

Increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are responsible for about two-thirds of the total energy imbalance that is causing Earth's temperature to rise. Can extracting carbon dioxide from the air help in tackling global warming?

Outsource your R&D tax relief services and “offload the risk”

ABGI UK conducted a survey of the accountancy market in 2022 in association with Accountancy Age, with a view to assessing firms’ attitudes towards outsourcing their R&D Tax Relief services.
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Latest Grants News Roundup

Are you looking for funding to undertake ambitious, disruptive R&D projects with high commercial potential? Grant funding is one way for your business to quickly turn your innovation projects into reality.

Spring Statement 2022 – What it means for R&D Tax Claims

HM Treasury Spring Statement 2022 In a Spring Statement which promised to be like no other, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, didn’t disappoint. Against an unprecedented backdrop of war in Europe, spiralling fuel costs and prices which have been rising at their fastest rate since the 1990s, the Chancellor reinforced his credentials as a tax cutter, raising […]

Soft, fin-flapping robot explores the ocean’s greatest depths

As Elon Musk and other billionaires attempt at reaching out ever further into space, we still haven’t properly explored what’s under the surface of our Blue Planet.

Tech For Social Good – A Success Story

Page heading As part of our role judging the Scotland and Wales regional applications for this year’s “Super Connect for Good” competition, we were lucky to be introduced to businesses that are using technology to create positive social impact and enhance people’s lives. In our previous article “Harnessing The Power of Technology to Enhance People’s […]

Non-Fungible Tokens – new online craze or the future of art?

NFTs are another example of blockchain’s potential to revolutionise the world as we know it. But as with digital currencies, digital art comes at a real-world price.

5 Technology and Engineering Trends for 2022

January is the time for new beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and… predicting what’s going to happen in the coming 12 months! Here are the 5 tech and engineering trends, which we predict are set to take off and make an impact in 2022.