Simon Bulteel

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
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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
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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 […]
16th January 2018
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Don’t fear a flavourless beer if you are doing Dry January!

Don’t fear a flavourless beer if you are doing Dry January! Just because you are doing Dry January doesn’t mean that you need to put up with a flavourless beer. The non-alcoholic beer and low alcoholic beer (NABLAB) sector has come a long way since the days of Kaliber from Guiness in […]
16th January 2018
2nd Cooden 1% challenge photo

Can you take on our 1% Challenge?

  Play a small part in a big picture Over the last couple of years we have supported three charities and organisations within the East Sussex area and feel that with your help, we could help give them the funding that they need. You can help us achieve this by donating just […]
15th December 2017
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Could Research & Development Tax Relief help you boost your cashflow?

We recently attended The Business Show at Olympia, London on 16th-17th November 2017, a national show for start-ups and small business owners. The Business Show is one of the fastest growing business exhibitions in Europe and attracts more than 25,000 businesses. Our Managing Director and Research and Development Tax Relief specialist, Simon Bulteel, […]
27th September 2017
R&D Tax Claims

R & D Tax Relief claims are on the rise! Are you missing out?

What is Research and Development (R & D) Tax Relief, and how does it work? The scheme allows for businesses that qualify to claim R&D Tax Relief. It is a form of tax relief introduced by the government in 2000-01 and exists to alleviate the financial pressure of R&D to business and […]
29th August 2017
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3 Research and Development Tax Relief Mistakes to avoid

R&D Tax Relief mistakes you wouldn’t expect from a Top 20 firm of accountants! So, I’ve just finished a project for a new client. They have recently switched accountants, the new one referred them to Cooden Tax Consulting, but the old one had submitted a claim for R&D Tax Relief for the […]
22nd August 2017
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Is your business eligible for Research and Development Tax Relief?

Just how innovative do you need to be to claim #RnD Tax Relief? I thought I would write this blog after talking to a potential client that was referred to me. This client, unfortunately, wasn’t innovative in the right way to be able to claim Research and Development Tax Relief. It was […]
14th August 2017
RegTech Fintech

Have you come across RegTech?

The more things change the more the regulators are playing catch up! So we have already looked at FinTech as a relatively new phrase that has been used to describe a variety of businesses that are disrupting the payments market place and other areas of our financial lives. We briefly covered Bitcoin […]
8th August 2017
Insurtech Sportech Blog

Are you an Insurtech or Sporttech Business ? You could be eligible for a Research & Development Tax Relief claim!

Defining Insurtech According to a Wikipedia, the term Insurtech refers to innovations in technology that “squeeze out savings and efficiency from the current insurance industry model”, making it sound something a little like a superannuated offspring of the union of Fintech and RegTech, which is perhaps not an entirely inappropriate way of […]
31st July 2017
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The Ultimate Decision Maker Conference

We’ve paid for the Champagne, now talk to us to see if we can make your accounts sparkle with R&D Tax Relief. “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” Mark Twain Champagne is easy to adore, the faint fizzing sound emanating from the glass in your hand […]
26th July 2017
FinTech

The new language of the technological age

In our last blog we touched on how changes in technology were driving changes in our language. Spend enough time in the business pages of The Times or looking at Start-ups and there is a high chance that you’ll come across some of the terminology that we mention below, but do you […]
14th July 2017
Tech innovation

New Tech is developing a New Language…

Behind it all – are businesses dedicated to investing in research and development projects? Many technical terms – and there seem to be new words competing for Oxford English Dictionary entries almost daily, can be a challenge to interpret, at least for those of us less tech savvy not working in the […]
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