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An update on the impact of COVID-19 on R&D tax claims

The government introduced a wide range of funding support in 2021 to help businesses respond to the impact of Covid19. Some of these might affect your R&D tax claim.
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Capital Allowances – Every Little Helps!

At a time when we could all do with a few more pounds in our bank accounts, there is one area where we may be missing an opportunity to increase cashflow, through the correct and accurate claiming of capital allowances.
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New grant funding for offshore wind components manufacturing

The race to kickstart innovation and R&D plans in a post-Brexit and COVID Britain has already begun with the introduction of new initiatives for priority sectors such as the Offshore Wind Investment Programme, which aims to support the delivery of manufacturing investment in the offshore wind supply chain.

R&D tax credits: A health tech guide

Health Tech World are in partnership with ABGI UK and share their knowledge on how your firm could tap into this often-overlooked tax break.

H2020: still vital for UK aerospace

Joe Matusiak, our Grants Manager at ABGI UK, explains why access to the EU’s Horizon 2020 (H2020) scheme remains vital for the UK aerospace sector.

Smart materials sound better!

We are all used to smart phones and smart watches. Smart homes and smart cars are also on the horizon. But are you aware of smart materials?

New tech trends accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic

We are all part of generation Zoom by now. But what other technological trends has the pandemic pushed forward?

Alternatives to animal testing

Testing new pharmaceutical and chemical products on animals has been a standard method for centuries. Yet, growing evidence shows that it might, in fact, be ineffective. Is it time to move on from animal-based experiments, and what are the alternatives?

There’s never been a better time to innovate.

In this challenging and uncertain economic climate, investing in innovation is an invaluable way for businesses to build resilience.

Next level wearables

Wearable tech has already had a couple of mentions in these predictions and is going to be a feature of 2021.

Social media TV

Combining two of the most engaging features of modern life – TV and social media – this tech trend is sure to appeal to TV makers who recognise its potential to facilitate huge social media interactions, especially for users of TikTok and Instagram.

Healthcare tech

Not surprisingly, health and healthcare are already an all-consuming topic.