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Four projects that could qualify for R&D (that might surprise you)

Tuesday, 13th June 2017

  It’s estimated that 97% of SMEs are missing out on R&D tax credits, despite being eligible for the relief. If you think your business doesn’t do R&D, take a look at these surprising activities that could qualify for R&D tax credits: Improving sustainability Whether it’s cutting down waste,...

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4K Gaming: Claiming R&D and VGTR

Tuesday, 6th June 2017

The struggle towards 1080/60fps gaming continues – and that struggle doesn’t come cheap. Although 4K capable consoles have hit the market – the PS4 Pro launched earlier this year, with Xbox Project Scorpion set to release later in 2017 – 4k games remain in the minority, with many developers...

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Ahead of the Game: skills and tax relief in the video game industry

Thursday, 16th March 2017

Ninety percent of game development companies intend to expand this year, but with Brexit on the horizon, many are concerned that a lack of skilled workers could prevent growth. In an increasingly competitive market, where demand for AAA standard gaming can cause financial concerns even for larger developers, game...

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Case Study: D&D Chocolates

Wednesday, 19th October 2016

For D&D chocolates, formulating new products isn’t as simple as finding a flavour that works and running with it. D&D was established as a dairy-free chocolate brand in the 1980’s, catering to customers (particularly children) with dairy allergies. Since its inception, their product range has grown to incorporate carob...

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Case study: old products, new ideas

Wednesday, 14th September 2016

  Investing in research and development helped Motivair Compressors Ltd get through the recession. Here, Managing Director Chris Rhodes tells us how submitting a back dated R&D claim helped to strengthen their position in the industry – and reap the financial rewards. Motivair Compressors Ltd are a unique business...

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One small change: Manufacturing

Thursday, 30th June 2016

One small change in your manufacturing process can create a stream of research and development that could be qualified for R&D tax credits. While accountants are often able to spot R&D in big changes – such as the manufacture of a new product or the introduction of new plant...

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