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R&D CHA-CHA-CHA-CHANGES

The Chancellor’s recent Autumn Statement contained a few changes on R&D (mainly around rates) but I’ve seen quite a few commentaries that seem to have forgotten it’s only a part of the story, in terms of what’s going on at the moment. Terms such as “disappointing” and “lazy” have been bandied around. But there’s more […]

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Innovation and R&D Incentives Insider

Want to keep up to date on everything that is going on in the world of Innovation and R&D? The CP Innovation team produce a regular newsletter which provides a round up of news, expert opinion with a healthy dose of humour and insight into their world within Cooper Parry. Current edition Download a PDF […]

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Times articles have R&D industry spooked

Nicely timed for Halloween, The Times has certainly stirred the cauldron over this weekend by opening the closet and throwing some skeletons out of it! Their first chilling article, on Friday last week, pulled no punches at all. It called out firms for “cashing in on questionable tax credits”. It specifically mentioned various activities that […]

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PATENT BOX BENEFITS

21 October 2022

You’ve probably heard of R&D tax credits and may even have made claims. But have you come across Patent Box? Your business could benefit. Put...

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WHAT THE FUTURE OF UK ENERGY MEANS FOR YOU

21 October 2022

Businesses constantly have to adapt to the world’s ever-changing problems. You may be wondering exactly how to grasp technology and ‘get ahead’ to create better,...

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MINI BUDGET AND R&D

21 October 2022

Since the mini budget on 23 September there have been a number of subsequent policy yo-yos. And who knows what the expected financial statement from...

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FURTHER CHANGES TO THE R&D REGIME

20 October 2022

Well things certainly don’t stand still when it comes to government policy around R&D. Back in July we updated you on forthcoming changes that were...

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From Shakespeare to Lara Croft & Line of Duty Creative Sector Tax Reliefs

17 August 2022

Did you know the creative industries contributed £115.9 billion to the UK economy according to government figures? Employing around 2 million people. It’s a growing...

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INCREASE IN CORPORATION TAX RATES EQUALS MORE INCENTIVE TO CLAIM R&D INCENTIVES

22 July 2022

Rishi Sunak announced a planned increase in Corporation Tax rates to 25% from 1 April 2023.  This is a sharp hike from the current rate...

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HMRC CLAMP DOWN HARD ON R&D FRAUD

11 July 2022

For years the R&D incentives have been the most generous benefits left in the corporate tax legislation. The reputation of the R&D advisory industry has...

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Spring Statement – Reform of the R&D tax credits regime

23 March 2022

The Chancellor used the 2022 Spring Statement to announce that he is introducing a tax plan to create a stronger, more secure economy for the...

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R&D Consultation: we need your help!

26 January 2022

As part of modernising the regime and tackling misuse, HM Treasury are requesting views on new measures being brought in from April 2023 in relation...

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