• Jumpstart news
  • 23 May 2017

EEF announces deal to aid manufacturers with R&D tax credits

Partnership with Jumpstart aims to boost take up and claims

  • R&D news
  • 18 May 2017

The new frontiers of prosthetics

The challenges for research and development in the field of prosthetics continue to expand, particularly in the areas materials used for their construction.

  • Insight
  • 16 May 2017

Construction firms ‘missing out on tax relief’

With a wave of innovation sweeping the industry, construction firms could be missing out on tax relief, according to the UK’s leading R&D tax credit experts Jumpstart.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 11 May 2017

Jumpstart nominated for national award

Jumpstart has been nominated for a national award in the tax sector, it can be revealed.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 1 May 2017

When nothing but an expert will do.

SOMETIMES a second opinion is vital as Yorkshire-based Moorland Toolmaking Co. Ltd discovered when their accountant told them they didn’t qualify for R&D tax credits.

  • Insight
  • 20 Apr 2017

UK companies must see R&D focus in election manifestos

Jumpstart UK – the leading R&D tax credit specialist – has urged political leaders across the UK to ensure “a renewed focus and commitment” to R&D in their party election manifestos, following yesterday’s announcement of a snap election for 08 June.

  • Insight
  • 4 Apr 2017

Looking for ways to fund R&D and further innovation? The solution is right here…

Nicole Ballantyne and Kevin Bailey, both experts Jumpstart, a R&D tax relief specialist consultancy firm, explain how companies can navigate the complexities of available benefits.

  • R&D news
  • 30 Mar 2017

Investigating the invisible with gravitational waves

The observation of gravitational waves in 2015 isn't an end point for the astronomers working on the project, this confirmation hopefully will help expand knowledge of the wider universe.

  • R&D news
  • 21 Mar 2017

IoT and the Factory of the Future

Today’s western economies are no longer the place of grimy smokestacks and oily rags. These have long gone, and the UK, like many other countries, has gone through a period of significant deindustrialisation in recent decades.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 21 Mar 2017

Jumpstart unravels R&D tax credit complexity for Pennine Weavers

Industry experts at Jumpstart R&D Tax Credits unravelled the jargon for Pennine Weavers so they could claim £20,000 a year to reinvest into technology and design.

  • R&D news
  • 16 Mar 2017

Soft Drinks Industry Levy already impacting food & drink innovation

You heard it first on the Jumpstart website!

  • R&D news
  • 8 Mar 2017

Jumpstart welcomes Chancellor’s statements on R&D tax

Jumpstart, the UK’s leading R&D tax relief firm, has welcomed the Chancellor’s comments today on HMRC’s R&D tax credit scheme within his Budget announcement.

  • R&D news
  • 3 Mar 2017

Innovators ‘will be the winners’ as technology disrupts professional services

New technologies such as artificial intelligence and text mining are set to change the nature of the professional services sector, weakening the power of incumbents and creating new entrants into the market.

  • R&D news
  • 28 Feb 2017

Scientists engineer first ever ‘semi-synthetic’ life

A step towards a world where semisynthetic life form is healthy and can replicate?

  • Insight
  • 16 Feb 2017

Being a start up is easy. Being a scale up is hard.

Read how Jumpstart helped Adam Pritchard scale up his Shopit Commerce platform using the opportunity created by R&D tax credits.

  • R&D news
  • 14 Feb 2017

Jumpstart backs new North Sea decommissioning fund

Edinburgh-based tax specialist Jumpstart has urged firms in Scotland to seize the opportunities arising from decommissioning in the North Sea.

  • R&D news
  • 13 Feb 2017

Claiming R&D tax relief on SEO and PPC campaigns

Search engine optimisation and pay per click campaigns are nowadays core elements in the marketing mix. However SEO and digital agencies may be unaware that they can claim tax relief for their work in some cases.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 6 Feb 2017

Jumpstart helps agricultural firm clean up

An East Yorkshire manufacturer of farming disinfectants has cleaned up more than £20,000 to plough back into research thanks to Jumpstart R&D Tax Credit experts.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 3 Feb 2017


Jumpstart has helped its clients to reclaim nearly £100m in research and development tax relief and is now preparing to aid its customers in raising finance too. BQ Scotland editor Peter Ranscombe catches up with the consultancy’s managing director, Brian Williamson, to find out more.

  • R&D news
  • 1 Feb 2017

5 ways to claim R&D tax relief on e-commerce websites

Today’s e-commerce systems mean that almost anyone can sell online - yet setting up and maintaining a large e-commerce operation is still a costly and complex job. Big online stores can throw up huge technical challenges, yet web developers are often unaware that they may be able to claim tax relief on such projects.