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Making a difference: How our service can help

Friday, 22nd September 2017

Submitting a successful claim is all about asking the right questions, and it can take an expert to find the right answers. At MCS, we understand that while finding eligible expenditure can be difficult, it’s only one part of the process. Unlike our competitors, our team take care of...

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Scaling Up? Four ways tax relief could help

Tuesday, 9th May 2017

Scaling up can be a difficult time for businesses, both financially and logistically. MCS corporate has worked with businesses across all stages of growth, and know that R&D tax credits can be a useful – but often overlooked – financial tool to help facilitate fast growth. We look at...

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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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Spring Budget 2017: How it compares to green paper pledges

Wednesday, 15th March 2017

  Hammond’s Spring Budget speech on Wednesday made repeated reference to making Britain the best place in the world to do business, but featured frustratingly few economic details of what the post-Brexit landscape will look like for businesses. However, the Chancellor’s first budget since the Government’s Building the UK’s...

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Closing the loop: Recycling and R&D

Thursday, 30th June 2016

  It’s the ultimate goal for businesses attempting to create a sustainable, efficient production line, but how can ‘closing the loop’ result in R&D? We take a look at how two MCS clients embraced closed loop recycling on a grand scale – and successfully claimed R&D tax credits as...

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One small change: Exporting Overseas

Wednesday, 8th June 2016

Just one small change in operations can have a domino effect on your business, creating research and development activity that isn’t always immediately apparent. A simple decision to tweak a product, or change a manufacturing component, could result in R&D in a number of departments, as alterations are made...

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Ask the right R&D questions: MCS Flow Chart

Wednesday, 8th June 2016

Submitting a successful R&D tax credit claim is all about asking the right questions, as R&D expenditure can occur where you least expect it. Take a look at our R&D Flow Chart and you could be in for a surprise… Download the chart as a PDF here: MCS (1)  

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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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