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R&D Incentives Insider

Want to keep up to date on everything that is going on in the world of R&D? Our R&D 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 of the latest […]

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

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 UK. This will also incorporate a reform of the R&D tax credits regime. Limited details have been provided in respect of the reform, but the Chancellor did mention that he […]

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R&D Consultation: we need your help!

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 to the R&D tax relief claims. These new measures relate to: Inclusion of Data and Cloud Computing costs To allow license payments for datasets and cloud computing costs directly relating […]

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Who pays for your Research and Development?

17 December 2021

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...

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R&D Incentives Insider – December 21

16 December 2021

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...

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R&D IN MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY

9 December 2021

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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