ABGi news from across the UK and the world

Oxfordshire Tops Regional Innovation League

Oxfordshire leads the way as the county with the highest percentage of innovative businesses across the South East of England’s 19 unitary authority areas.

London dominates in R&D tax credits claim value

Newly released HMRC figures show Inner London companies once again securing a major share of R&D tax relief with over £1bn paid out in 2017-18.

Edinburgh Tops Scotland’s Innovation League Table

Edinburgh has come out top amongst Scotland’s 32 local authorities in securing R&D tax relief claims, according to a new table released today by ABGI UK.

Free R&D tax relief claims for Sussex companies currently developing innovation to combat COVID-19

At a time when businesses across Sussex, and the whole of the UK are bracing themselves for the challenges to come, completing an R&D tax relief claim could be an easy way for you to increase cashflow, and help mitigate the disruption.
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Q&A: will Covid19 affect my R&D tax relief claim?

With many companies currently turning to R&D tax relief as a way to inject crucial cash back into their business, we've received many questions from clients on how Covid-19 might affect their R&D claims in the short and long term.

Budget 2020

The 2020 Budget focuses on on the subject of innovation. The Chancellor has made it clear that the UK’s success in the global economy will be rooted in innovation and cutting-edge technology.


Remember WALL-E? The friendly and compassionate ‘Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class’ robot on a mission to tidy up our desolate planet?

Ocean Frontiers of Energy Making

Island nations, such as the United Kingdom, are literally surrounded by renewable energy sources.

Is HTC The New Opportunity For Renewable Energy?

Fossil fuels, as an energy source, accounted for 79.7% of the world’s total energy consumption in 2015.

‘Ubiquitin clipping’: a new technique which could aid proteomics research and the development of new drugs for ubiquitination.

Researchers from Australia have recently developed a new proteomics (study of proteins) technique called ‘ubiquitin clipping’, in collaboration with scientists at the MRC Laboratory of molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK.

Are smart cities a smart idea?

By the year 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities.

Superman’s legacy: superhuman walking and much more

In August 2018 Claire Lomas completed the Manchester marathon after 8 days, perhaps nothing astonishing you might say, but Claire, a former equestrian eventer, was paralysed from the waist down after a freak riding accident.