NEWS

7th January 2016

Feasibility Grant Funding available for Niche Sussex Industry

Every now and again the Government makes available a pot of money targeted at niche industries where they feel British companies can make an impact on a global stage as a result of their scientific specialisms. It just so happens that such a pot of money is available to a number of […]
30th November 2015

What next for the Innovation Nation with the quiet demise of Growth Accelerator

I originally released this post on Friday on the Business Zone website a sister service to Accounting Web that I regularly post in. I have updated it as more news has come out over the weekend. I have only recently embarked on the onboarding process for Growth Accelerator, I have met my […]
25th November 2015

Loans or Grants : Opportunity or Threat to SME Innovation

  With the Autumn Statement due to be read at Lunchtime today, there have been a significant number of rumours that whilst the headline Science Budget is to be increased, Innovation Grants are set to be replaced by Innovation Loans. Could such a change be an opportunity or a threat to SME […]
4th November 2015

HMRC releases findings from R&D Consultation

Last week, HMRC released the long awaited findings from their R&D Consultation entitled “Improving access to Research and Development tax credits for small business” with its aim to make the scheme more visible and accessible to SME businesses. If you were expecting the findings to follow the path of the eligibility criteria […]