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Who pays for your Research and Development?

How R&D projects are operated by companies varies. In-house teams could be leading the projects autonomously or they may be subcontracted or paid for by external clients. Depending on the arrangement, this can have implications on the R&D benefit available. Is your Research and Development project subcontracted or subsidised? This has been a question put […]

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R&D Incentives Insider – December 21

Following the successful launch of Incentives Insider, take a look at our festive edition of Cooper Parry’s R&D newsletter! Treats include an overview of recent R&D tax cases, how the Budget announcements will affect you, the ability to use R&D losses to generate more generous tax refunds and an update on our ever-growing team! But […]

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R&D IN MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY

Medical Devices (‘MD’) are products or equipment intended generally for a medical use and include a vast range of products.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: MODERNISING THE R&D SCHEME – CLARITY ON PROPOSED CHANGES

6 December 2021

Following recent consultations and at Rishi Sunak’s latest budget, it was proposed that the R&D relief regime would be modernised to allow certain IT related...

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R&D CLAIMS – HMRC’S TIGHTENING STANCE

22 November 2021

There’s increasing talk of HMRC paying more scrutiny to R&D claims. Here we take a look at the themes coming out of recent tax cases...

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JUST THE TONIC: R&D IN LOW & NO-ALCOHOL DRINKS

11 June 2021

The low and no-alcohol beverage market is growing, innovating and evolving at pace, with a huge scope for R&D tax relief.

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PLASTIC PACKAGING TAX: MORE RECYCLED CONTENT. MORE R&D

19 May 2021

A closer look at the barriers and benefits to the tax targeting any plastic packaging that doesn’t contain at least 30% recycled plastic.

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R&D Costs – What can you claim?

10 May 2021

Knowing exactly where and how much you spend on your Research and Development (‘R&D) activities is one of the most crucial things to consider when...

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R&D Tax Credit Examples

10 May 2021

One of the most critical aspects of business is determining what makes your product or service unique. This unique factor could be your team’s skill,...

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PAYE CAP: PREVENTING ABUSE OF R&D TAX RELIEF FOR SMES

9 December 2020

HMRC have confirmed the design of the PAYE/NIC cap to prevent abuse of the generous SME R&D scheme. Here's everything you need to know.

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ARE YOU CLAIMING THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF R&D?

11 November 2020

HMRC has received 20% more R&D claims compared to the same time last year. But what are the key characteristics of a good claim?

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WANT RECORD-BREAKING R&D CLAIMS? START WITH RECORD-KEEPING

16 October 2020

Our R&D Incentives Director, Jonny Brewster, breaks down the key lessons from two recent tax tribunal cases involving R&D tax relief.

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