Simon Bulteel

22nd May 2017
How much could my R&D Tax Relief claim be?

How much could my R&D Tax Relief claim be?

This is a question we get asked a lot by most potential clients. Quite often they have already looked through their accounts and identified a pot of costs that they have incurred in their R&D projects’ journey. Most of the time we end up disappointing them by stripping out a lot of […]
15th May 2017
Flower Power blog

Flower Power people cotton on to the opportunity for R&D Tax Relief

Flower Power People cotton on to the opportunity for R&D Tax Relief Whether growing plants or creating greener gardens – financial rewards are almost certainly available for research and development in horticulture and garden design. Celebrating the show and the telling endeavours The Festival Season is upon us, kicking off with the […]
3rd January 2017
New Year 2017 RnDTax Relief

R&D Tax Relief: Is your FOMO going to get the better of you in 2017?

Happy New Year! Are you ready to give 2017 a really good start? Excellent, so are we! 2016 has gone, hooray! Get 2017 started with a bang! Did you dust off those New Year’s resolutions? Did you put making a claim for Research and Development Tax Relief somewhere near the top. No? […]
20th December 2016
A Christmas Carol

A Carol about R&D Tax Relief for the SME business

Bringing a little cheer to small business owners everywhere is exactly what Cooden Tax Consulting is all about. As Christmas approaches, this seems all the more appropriate and we offer below a newly commissioned carol, especially for SME’s – and for a bit of festive fun. We use our expertise in the […]
15th December 2016
First R&D Tax Relief Millionaire

Celebrating our first Research & Development Tax Relief Millionaire

  Celebrating our first Research and Development Tax Relief Millionaire We are very proud to say that as of this month we have managed so save one of our clients, an IT Services provider over £1 million in R&D tax relief in just two years of working with them. A nice little […]
29th November 2016

Research & Development Tax Relief & Creative Tech businesses

Making the link between Research & Development Tax Relief & Creative Tech businesses Brighton: A Sussex City developing creative & tech businesses The South-East coast of England has proven to attract businesses within the creative sector over the last few years, to the point where Brighton has ranked 6th highest in the UK […]
16th November 2016
Cycling

Sports Development – When is R&D Tax Relief available?

Are businesses that collaborate with research and development in Sport seeing any financial rewards?   Let’s look at Pedal Power You may have noticed that Cycling in the UK is on the increase. It has become massively popular thanks both to British successes in the Velodrome at the last three Olympic games […]
1st September 2016

Do you Subcontract out your expertise to help others improve their offering? You do. What do you get back for that?

Think of the BBC’s MasterChef. Cooking is big business and assisting market innovators to achieve better results can bring tangible rewards. Dozens of skilled chefs, restauranteurs, food critics and some ex-contestants; all deemed to possess enhanced knowledge of the subject of fine dining, are contracted temporarily to the BBC for each season […]
1st September 2016

Happy 3rd Birthday to R&D Tax Credit Experts – Cooden Tax Consulting

Cooden Tax Consulting are celebrating their 3rd Birthday on 1st September. In that short space of time, Simon Bulteel, Managing Director and more recently Neep Hazarika, Technical Report Writer, have helped around 40 different businesses to claim nearly £2.5m in Tax Relief, that they might otherwise not have claimed. To celebrate their […]
1st September 2016

When Time is Money – do you choose a 9-iron or a pitching wedge?

If you are the owner of an SME you’re most likely always on the go and quite probably subscribe to the adage that: time is money. In this article I’m asking you to stop, just for a minute or two and consider whether an application for Research & Development Tax Relief, which […]
15th June 2016

BREXIT – Should we? Does anyone really know?

Are Small Business owners in the UK in a stronger position in or out of the EU? While voices on both sides of the forthcoming EU Referendum on June 23rd tend to market their cause to us all in fairly bold and strident terms, clearly very determined to convince us that their […]
15th June 2016

Innovation is often vital – are you listening Roy?

As Frustrating Lions fail to bring down the Russian bear at the Euros in France, what lessons can be learned for struggling businesses? The England football team’s superb display against Russia, in their opening game at the Euros, but lack of a win, provides a fascinating backdrop against which to examine an […]
5th May 2016

The most interesting stand at Accountex 2016 is…

Drum roll please…… We think it could be stand A170 for the most unusual, fascinating and record breaking attraction … so make sure you visit during 11 and 12 May at the London Excel. (OK, hands up, we’ll admit that stand A170 is our Cooden Tax Consulting stand, but it’s not us that is the attraction!) We are […]
27th April 2016

Less Sugar in our Fizzy Drinks – An Obstacle or an Opportunity for Producers?

The Health Lobby has won a significant victory, as the Chancellor gets busy with the Fizzy and introduces the Misuse of Sugar Act 2016*. What might his new tax mean for Soft Drinks Producers? Just for the taste of it… Following Mr Osborne’s new tax levies on sugary fizzy drinks, announced in […]
27th April 2016

Special deals for R&D tax relief services at Accountex 2016

Have you cleared your diary to visit Accountex 2016 on 11 and 12 May at London’s Excel? It’s a huge show that is well worth a visit with 200 exhibitors, keynote speakers and workshops in 13 theatres and 169 CPD certified seminars! If you register now you can get free tickets. We’ll […]
8th April 2016

Why go to Accountex 2016?

Well the simple answer is “It’s good for your business.” We know from our experience in 2014.   We met some interesting accountancy firms and businesses that we started working with and still do today. Through our specialism in R&D Tax Relief we have been saving them or their clients £000s.   […]
1st April 2016

Welcome Tax Relief is an incentive for Brewers of Craft Beers

Research and Development in the production of Craft Beers needn’t leave a bitter taste in the mouth for the brewer. Thanks to the opportunities now available to submit applications for Research & Development Tax Relief, brewers of craft beers may well find that, whilst we enjoy their bitter, they can derive a […]
19th February 2016

Research and Development Tax Relief – it’s an innovation incentive Captain, but not enough of us know it.

Let’s boldly go where too few have gone before. Beyond the known frontiers, in what might be accurately described as the Deep Space of UK tax legislation and practice; if you’re the captain of a small to medium sized enterprise and you don’t fully understand exactly what’s out there, it can be difficult to know […]
14th February 2016

Make your funding go further with R&D Tax Credits, over 33% further!

If you’re company has been “Funded”, and in the last 36 months you have spent some of that funding on Research or Development make sure you talk to us about Research and Development Tax Credits before it’s too late! Many thousands of Small & Medium-sized Entities (SMEs) and Start-ups are throwing away […]
28th January 2016

7 Reasons why you should #BeLikeRandy for Research & Development Tax Credits

I don’t know about you but I have been quite enjoying #BeLikeBill currently sweeping Twitter and Facebook, I thought it might be a good idea to see if I could make use of the meme by creating a series of graphics on the theme of #BeLikeRandy. Why Randy? Well firstly the name is […]
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