ABGI news from across the UK and the world

Harnessing The Power of Technology to Enhance People’s Lives

ABGI is delighted to have been involved in judging the Scotland and Wales regional applications for this year’s Super Connect for Good competition.

R&D Tax Credits within the Construction Industry

Thanks to being homebound during multiple lockdowns, DIY fever has gripped many people throughout the UK and Ireland. This has resulted in increased opportunities for many companies in the construction industry, both in rectifying DIY disasters and building new dream dwellings.

ABGI UK expands into Northern Ireland with Acquisition of IFTC

ABGI UK has declared its ambition to establish itself as a significant player in innovation funding in Northern Ireland with the acquisition of IFTC, a local R&D Tax Credit and Patent Box specialist.

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.

Flexible computer chips

While everyone is talking about bendable phone screens, scientists have been working on designing a new type of flexible computer microchip with applications way beyond your smartphone or laptop.

Extended reality extends beyond the gaming industry.

Extended reality (XR) is an umbrella term for technologies that combine reality with virtual environments. It is generated with the use of varied computer technologies and wearable devices.

Sowing the seeds of innovation – with tax relief

Following the widespread rejection of the idea of a new statutory, industry wide, levy scheme for farmers and agri-companies – one option for progressing research and development projects is for businesses to fund their own – and benefit from generous tax relief.

Bladeless wind turbines

Are they powerful enough to shake up the renewable energy industry?