ABGi news from across the UK and the world

Electric taste-altering chopsticks

Japanese researchers develop a way of seasoning our food by tricking our senses.

Wooden, sustainable, and increasingly tall!

Constructions relying on Cross-Laminated Timber technology rival concrete and steel architectural solutions.

NEWSFLASH: Are You Prepared For Pre-Notification?

HMRC recently confirmed that, from April 23rd, 2022 companies considering applying for R&D tax relief will need to give advanced notification of their intention to claim within six months of the period-end for which they are planning to submit a claim.

R&D tax relief payment delays set to continue

HMRC have said there will be further delays with R&D claims due to fraudulent activity.

Are you in control of your tax refund?

HMRC received over 350 formal complaints, between April 2021 and March 2022, which explicitly referred to assignments, a figure which has been increasing annually.
Two Men Working Together On Device

Capitalisation of R&D – Can I receive tax relief on capitalised R&D expenditure? And is it in my interest to do so?

Capitalised costs and how they related to R&D tax relief can be confusing to both companies and their accountants. As a business owner, you may be wondering if you can receive tax relief on capitalised R&D expenditure.

The technology behind the James Webb Space Telescope

We are all amazed by the recent images produced by the largest space telescope in history. But how does the Webb actually work?

R&D tax relief – major changes confirmed and action needed now

HMRC has confirmed upcoming reforms to the R&D Tax Relief schemes, which will cause four major changes to the schemes and could impact your business.

Hydrogen Production Patent Landscape Report

A snapshot of hydrogen production patent applications using a combination of artificial intelligence, patent classifications and key words to contextualise patent activity in Hydrogen, as well as Fuel Cell technologies.
Cell biology and its huge micro advances

Cell biology and its huge micro advances

Increasingly sophisticated microscope techniques allow us to fully see and analyse the workings of biological cells.

What’s the hype about hydrogen?

Potentially the future of fuel – as long as we find a way to produce it using renewable energy sources.

An update on R&D tax credit payment delays

We received an update from HMRC on R&D Tax Credit payments delays, so if you are waiting on an R&D claim payment, read on…