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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?
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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...

HMRC issues advice to avoid R&D tax repayment delays

HMRC is warning companies of possible delays in receiving Research and Development (R&D) tax credits payments.

Driving forward innovation across the UK (infographic)

R&D is a critical component of innovation - and innovation is key not only to business recovery from COVID-19 but also to the health of our economy post-Brexit.

Nearly 6,000 Yorkshire businesses received tax credits last year

Companies in Yorkshire and the Humber have seen another rise in R&D tax credits according to tax incentive specialists AGBI.

London sees another rise in R&D tax relief claims

The latest 2019-20 figures show London companies made a total of 17,210 claims, up from 14,685 made that this time last year.
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Extended trading losses carry-back – what does this mean for your business?

To help businesses recover from the impact of the Covid outbreak, the Chancellor recently announced a temporary extension to how far back companies can carry back trading losses to offset historic profits.
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Covid 19 Recovery Loan Scheme – Impact for Northern Irish Companies

If you are unsure on what the potential impact of obtaining these loans could have on your R&D Tax Relief Claims, particularly if your company is subject to the Northern Ireland Protocol, please contact us.

Budget 2021

In his Budget speech, Rishi Sunak highlighted the dramatic effect of the pandemic on the UK economy, as well as reminding us of the breadth of support measures the government has put in place (and the associated costs).

Kickstart your innovation plans with the next round of Smart Grants

Innovate UK Smart grants are open to all industries, all sectors and all technology types and the next round in May 2021 could help re-align your R&D programme, ABGI are here to help.