• R&D news
  • 19 Sep 2017

Uptake of R&D tax relief across the UK (infographic)

It’s encouraging to note an overall increase in the uptake of the R&D tax relief scheme across the UK. The level of first time applicants has been on the rise, having doubled in the last five years.

  • R&D news
  • 18 Sep 2017

Uptake of R&D tax relief across the UK

Companies UK-wide have illustrated an ongoing commitment to R&D through a surge in the uptake of the R&D tax relief scheme.

  • Insight
  • 31 Aug 2017

Forget Virtual Reality – Augmented Reality is the Future for Business!

There are two technologies that have been matched against each other to capture the hearts, minds and wallets to the public: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). These technologies are alike but stand out in their differences.

  • R&D news
  • 30 Aug 2017

5 ‘great technologies’ and the role of NDT

While new technologies will create new inspection challenges, they will also offer scope to enhance NDT capabilities

  • Insight
  • 29 Aug 2017

Does R&D relief really help increase a company’s spend on innovation?

We look at recent white papers analysing the impact of government incentives on R&D.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 24 Aug 2017

Barnsley manufacturer flying high after fighter jet contract

The Hoyland-based manufacturer is enjoying a business boost thanks to winning a contract to produce specialist parts for jet fighters.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 24 Aug 2017

New partnership encourages investment in manufacturing innovation

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has announced a new partnership deal with leading R&D tax relief specialist, Jumpstart, to realise additional funding for reinvestment in manufacturing in the East of England.

  • R&D news
  • 24 Aug 2017

6 key challenges facing NDT companies

From ensuring the safety of new spacecraft and lightweight vehicles to supporting the growth of alternative energy and improving manufacturing efficiency, NDT will play a central role in the industries which drive future economic growth.

  • R&D news
  • 16 Aug 2017

How NDT companies can use R&D tax relief to drive growth

The worldwide non-destructive testing (NDT) market is growing at over 8% a year and expected to reach almost $10bn by 2021. The need to inspect ageing infrastructure, growing demand for energy and stricter safety standards are all driving this growth.

  • Insight
  • 11 Aug 2017

Work to fix Magento updates may qualify for tax relief

Work to fix technical problems created by Magento software updates is likely to qualify for tax relief, provided it is carried out before the official patches are released, R&D tax credit experts Jumpstart have confirmed.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 11 Aug 2017

Accessing R&D Tax Relief for Innovations in Water

Water efficiency is becoming an issue for many industries, with retailers and producers looking at ways of improving the way they utilise their resources. Better waste management not only protects the environment, but it also saves money.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 9 Aug 2017

Memories of the future (of tech) - Turing Fest 2017

It's not just the arts and humanities that see the creative world flock to Edinburgh in August, we geeks have our own festivals too.  And we like to think of ourselves as creative too.  

  • Insight
  • 3 Aug 2017

The Great British Space Race

The Space Race is credited to have encouraged the highest rate of research and growth the world has ever known. It is said that the state of technology advanced ten-fold, and this contribution is recognised as a key factor in revolutionising industries far and wide.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 27 Jul 2017

EEF partners with Jumpstart to boost take-up of R&D tax credits in North West

The manufacturers’ organisation EEF has announced a new partnership with leading R&D tax relief specialists Jumpstart to encourage greater take-up of tax relief amongst North West companies.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 21 Jul 2017

Jumpstart seeks to deepen engagement with aerospace and defence sectors

Leading UK research and development tax relief specialist Jumpstart is seeking to bring benefits to members of the premier trade organisation for companies in the UK aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS Group.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 12 Jul 2017

Jumpstart welcomes Industrial Strategy report

Jumpstart, one of the UK’s leading R&D tax relief specialists, has welcomed the contents of the Industrial Strategy Commission’s report – itself a response to the UK government’s consultation on the Industrial Strategy Green Paper.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 12 Jul 2017

‘Our expertise delivered us £1 million of new business’

A manufacturer has won £1 million of new orders thanks to its commitment to delivering complex forgings and machined components.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 5 Jul 2017

Further Expansion for R&D Firm in South East

Jumpstart, one of the UK’s leading R&D tax relief specialists, is to invest in further expansion in the South East area, following the success of the first year of its Slough office.

  • R&D news
  • 29 Jun 2017

Electricity gets Smarter

The electricity system is being transformed by some of the strongest forces it has experienced since the invention of the electromagnet. These forces are converging to completely disrupt how we generate, manage and use electricity in today’s modern world.

  • R&D news
  • 26 Jun 2017

Is the UK’s Tech Sector Missing out on R&D Tax Relief?

Mark Westwood, software technical analyst at R&D tax relief specialists Jumpstart, explains why UK technology companies should investigate their eligibility for R&D tax relief.