ABGI news from across the UK and the world

London R&D tax relief claims rise as capital’s startups thrive

London has once again seen a significant rise in R&D (research and development) tax credit claims, according to statistics released by HMRC.

Scottish business claims for R&D tax relief increase

Statistics released yesterday by HMRC have revealed that Scotland has seen another rise in Research and Development (R&D) tax credit claims.

R&D tax credit specialist Jumpstart rebrands in line with French parent company

R&D tax credits specialist Jumpstart is rebranding as ABGI UK after it was taken over by a French firm this year.

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.

HMRC recovery plans for processing R&D claims

A previous press release provided a response from HMRC on the steps it is taking to deal with delays to processing of Research and Development (R&D) claims that are affecting both SME R&D relief and R&D expenditure credit (RDEC) claims.

Making things stronger

Next in our series on the aspects of innovation that may be eligible for tax relief, we turn our attention to efforts focused on R&D to “make things stronger.”

Industry 4.0 for dummies: Advanced Manufacturing

In the first two blogs in our series on Industry 4.0 for Dummies, we looked at principles that were equally appropriate for both manufacturing and services.

Are smart cities a smart idea?

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

U.K. Taxman’s Delays Put Pressure on Brexit-Hit Companies

U.K. companies are facing delays of six months and more in getting credits from the country’s tax authority, putting additional pressure on them amid the uncertainty of Brexit.