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3 things ISO taught us about our business

Tuesday, 12th September 2017

ISO accreditation is very important to our team at MCS. For us, it’s about far more than putting ticks against boxes and receiving a ‘pass’, and it always has been. From the start we’ve used the ISO process as a valuable tool, one that helps us to review and...

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Starting up? Three things you need to know about R&D tax credits

Thursday, 20th July 2017

  When is a company more innovative than when it’s starting up? The first year of almost any business is centered on new ideas, new processes and new products, as the business finds its niche and develops its USPs. Yet it’s not just the first twelve months that’s filled...

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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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Q&A with Tandem Patents

Tuesday, 9th May 2017

Adrian Sewell founded Tandem Patents in 2016, to help specialist engineering and design companies through the patent process. A dual qualified patent attorney and chartered mechanical engineer with a passion for innovative design, Adrian established Tandem to give his clients a personal and practical service that larger firms can’t...

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Take advantage of Packaging Waste Regulations with R&D

Wednesday, 14th September 2016

Tightening waste legislation presents an excellent opportunity for recycling firms. Thanks to the government’s Packaging Waste Regulations product producers, distributors and vendors are increasingly having to take greater responsibility for the waste their goods generate, either internally or through third party waste management. With the consolidation of the 2007...

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Are you missing out?

Wednesday, 8th June 2016

Are you missing out? Claiming R&D tax credits isn’t as simple as ticking a few boxes on your end-of-year accounts and reaping the financial rewards. Ascertaining what activity is eligible for R&D relief can be complex, and even those who do apply successfully for tax credits can find themselves...

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