Simon Bulteel

5th November 2019
Embracing change

Out with the old and in with the new – embracing change

I was recently invited to attend HM Revenue and Customs Research and Development Consultative Committee meeting in the Churchill Room in Whitehall. Over the past 6 months the team processing and enquiring into claims for Research and Development Tax Credits have been overwhelmed by the volume of claims that they have received. […]
30th October 2019
R&D Tax Credits

Office of National Statistics publishes latest data for R&D Tax Credits

A busy year for the HMRC with R&D Tax Credits Everyone involved in Research & Development Tax Credits will tell you it’s been a busy year for HMRC, with delays in the processing of claims over the summer hitting an unprecedented nearly four months between submission and repayment, whether those delays have […]
15th October 2019
Women in STEM

Are we all unconsciously biased?

Are we all unconsciously biased when it comes to Women in STEM and even more so when it comes to women running the business? When I first spoke to Platinum about taking some space in this premiere issue of Dynamic, I wasn’t sure about how or what I was going to write, […]
7th October 2019
Product Launch

Are you getting financially rewarded for your new product launch?

If you are one of the many exhibitors that launched a new product at PPMA, may I be one of the first to offer you huge congratulations. I’m guessing your launch is the end of an extremely long journey of development, that may have started several years ago. As part of my […]
1st October 2019
R&D Tax Relief Explained

What is R&D Tax Relief and should I claim?

R&D Tax Relief Explained Despite being on the tax statute since 2000, Research & Development Tax Relief remains an often overlooked and frequently misunderstood piece of tax legislation, but correctly applied for, it can offer a massive cashflow boost to your business through an R&D Tax Credit. In principle ANY COMPANY could […]
27th September 2019
Speaking Women in Business Expo "The A to Z guide for claiming R&D tax credits."

Women in Business Expo Oct 2019 – The A to Z guide for claiming R&D tax credits

Fast approaching is the Women in Business Expo Venue: Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre Simon, our MD will be speaking on: 📆 16th October 2019 ⏱ 13:10-13:40 🔹 Expert Insights Theatre 💡The A to Z guide for claiming R&D tax credits. Registration to this event is FREE! See: https://www.wibexpo.co.uk AFTER THE EVENT In case you missed it […]
23rd September 2019
Supply Chain

R&D Tax Relief claims for the Supply Chain

UK Manufacturing may be experiencing a “post-failure to Brexit” lull right now, but there are many areas where a manufacturing business can still look to boost its cash flow. One of the often overlooked areas is a claim for Research and Development Tax Relief or R&D Tax Credits as they are more […]
16th September 2019
Plastic

Are you ready for the war on Plastics?

Will you be a winner in the war on plastic? The opening salvo was fired long before the Blue Planet II documentary, but just over a year ago, plastic became public enemy number one, even though it remains so pervasive in our lives. Plastic has been responsible for a huge number of […]
9th September 2019
SMEs

SMEs are missing out on R&D Tax Relief

75% of eligible Small Businesses are missing out on R&D Tax Relief   That was the staggering finding of some research performed by the Enterprise Research Council earlier this year when they published their 2019 review “The State of Small Business Britain”. You can access the full report here: https://www.enterpriseresearch.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/02114-State-of-Small-Business-Britain-Report_June-2019-Final.pdf. It surprises even […]
18th June 2019
Research & Development Tax Relief – The Accountants Dilemma!

Research & Development Tax Relief – The Accountants Dilemma!

The Dilemma Even though the Tax Relief has been available to SMEs since 2000, it has only really been recently that some businesses have begun to understand its benefit. If you don’t know by now that R&D Tax Relief can help your clients’ significantly boost their cash flow then read on. If […]
8th May 2019

R&D Tax Relief in Spring 2019

Spring as always is one of the busiest times of the year as it is every year for an R&D Tax Relief Expert because it is the end of the financial year, so many companies choose to align their company year-end with that in mind. It also was the start of the […]
1st May 2019

If You Need Some Business Funding, Are You Only Checking Down The Back Of The Sofa?

Sometimes it’s amazing the sources of funding that you can find from simple measures taken from within your business. Employing some of them could have a significant impact on your cash flow. Examples might be: Asking for extended credit Paying your existing suppliers on their due date rather than before Asking your […]
18th January 2019
Green R&D

Research Grants and Tax Allowances Help Fund Green R&D

The UN’s International Panel on Climate Change published its latest report in October 2018. It highlighted the need to curb activities that are accelerating climate change and to cap the rise in global temperatures to 1.5C. The panel estimated that we only have 12 years to bring about this change in order […]
18th January 2019
Find out in Fifteen

Introducing Find Out In Fifteen

What is #FindOutInFifteen? In Cooden Tax Consulting’s experience, we’ve found that an initial 15-minute phone call is normally sufficient for us to determine whether there is some potential in a project. So, if you’re considering claiming for Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits you may want to read this first.   The […]
28th September 2018
Research & Development Tax Credits

The 2016/17 Research & Development Tax Credits Statistics are here …….

And as always, they make for some very interesting reading. Certainly, our own anecdotal evidence from the last 9 months is that there has been a significant uptake by companies who are claiming, particularly during the first 3 months of the year. The average time taken to process a claim which is […]
19th September 2018
Happy Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday To Us!

The 1st of September marks the 5-year anniversary of when our director Simon Bulteel, quit his job at a World Championship winning Motorsport Team and decided to help Small and Medium-sized business owners with claims for Research and Development Tax Relief. Our Growth Now with a team of six people and clients […]
11th September 2018
will innovation save us

Will innovation save us?

Two such stories are worthy of mention when it comes to R&D Tax Credits. The first has been driven by the Blue Planet documentary highlighting the level of plastics in our oceans, which has driven the argument against single use plastic and caused us to consider our reliance on other plastics. Then […]
21st May 2018
Grant Leaflet

Money available for East Sussex business

Money available for East Sussex business Have you got ideas to grow your business or develop a new product, but not quite enough money, expertise or resources to make it happen? The University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform is working with East Sussex County Council on LoCASE Business Grant programme, which offers […]
11th May 2018
Cooden Tax Consulting Simon

We’re exhibiting at The Business Show 2018 and Accountex 2018!

The Business Show 2018 Come and see us at The Business Show 2018 on May 16th-17that Excel London where our Managing Director and R&D tax relief specialist, Simon Bulteel, will be giving a talk on the A-Z Guide for claiming research and development tax relief. Our A-Z Guide to Research and Development […]
27th February 2018
Top 50 Adviser 2018 Badge

We need your vote!

We need your support! Enterprise Nation are celebrating Britain’s hard-working small business advisers with their Top 50 Advisers Competition. Our Managing Director, Simon Bulteel, has been named as an Enterprise Nation Top 50 Adviser and now we need your vote to help us win the Finance and Funding Category. Lend Simon your […]
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