• 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

IT’S TIME TO GIVE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT A JUMPSTART

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.

  • R&D news
  • 24 Jan 2017

R&D specialists call on further clarity on Prime Minister’s Industrial Strategy

Jumpstart, the UK’s leading R&D tax relief firm, has welcomed the Prime Minister’s focus on investing in the UK’s R&D capabilities in the government’s Industrial Strategy.

  • R&D news
  • 19 Jan 2017

3 ways for web developers to claim R&D tax relief

Website developers may appear to have little in common with scientists – yet some of the more complex sites can officially be classed as research and development projects, which means that developers can claim tax relief for the work.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 17 Jan 2017

Jumpstart joins Greater Manchester Advanced Manufacturing Sector Group

Delighted to announce that Wendy Smith and Ian Wolfendale, Client Engagement Managers at Jumpstart, have been appointed Joint Chairs of the committee responsible for the Advanced Manufacturing Sector group in Greater Manchester.

  • Insight
  • 17 Jan 2017

Merseyside firms ‘missing out’ on millions of pounds in R&D tax credits

SMEs in the Liverpool city region are missing out on millions of pounds in R&D tax credits.

  • R&D news
  • 13 Jan 2017

Jumpstart’s Technology Predictions for 2017

Ah, yes, January – that time of year when hopeful joggers bloom like algae, post-Christmas bank accounts are incredulously checked, and companies draw up their cunning plans and make predictions for the coming year.

  • Insight
  • 13 Jan 2017

North West companies losing out on research and development tax savings

Companies in some regions of the UK are losing out on millions of pounds of R&D tax savings every year, a new study reveals.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 13 Jan 2017

Jumpstart joins Campbell Dallas LLP “Best of Breed” portfolio

Leading independent accountancy firm Campbell Dallas has added Jumpstart, the R&D tax credit specialist, to the firm’s portfolio of third party ‘Best of Breed’ suppliers of specialist business services.

  • Insight
  • 20 Dec 2016

A Look Back at our R&D Predictions for 2016

Were our predictions for 2016 bang on the money, or like a broken drone did we fly wide of the mark?