ABGI news from across the UK and the world

Cradle to Cradle design – modelling products on nature’s processes

Cradle to cradle (C2C), otherwise known as regenerative design, is a design approach that views materials as nutrients circulating in healthy and safe metabolisms.

Great Examples of UK Manufacturers Helping Fight Covid-19

Last month the UK Government called on manufacturers to change production capabilities to support the fight against Covid-19.

Small businesses boost from bounce back loans

Small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders, the Chancellor announced today (Monday 27 April).

Cardiff Companies Lead the Way in Welsh R&D Tax Relief Claims

Cardiff leads the way as the county with the highest percentage of innovative businesses across the 22 unitary authority areas in Wales.

Mid Ulster tops north’s innovation table

Figures just released by HMRC, show 240 successful claims (3.8 per cent of all businesses) were made by companies in the local authority for R&D tax relief in the 2017-18 financial year.

R&D tax relief for fight against Covid-19

Will research costs hinder manufacturers as they redirect their efforts to produce ventilators and PPE?

Nottingham tops innovation league table based on successful R&D tax relief claims

Nottingham has the highest percentage of innovative businesses in the East Midlands, according to a new league table.

Oxfordshire: County comes top in 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.

ABGI UK: Edinburgh tops innovation league table for Scottish R&D tax relief claim

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.