• 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.

  • Insight
  • 8 Jun 2017

UK’s political parties show commitment to innovation

Jumpstart, one of the UK’s leading research and development (R&D) tax relief specialists, has said it is “encouraged” by each of the main political party’s continued commitment to R&D.

  • Jumpstart news
  • 2 Jun 2017

Jumpstart moves to Birmingham to boost region’s R&D tax relief capability

One of the UK’s leading R&D tax relief firms has opened its first office in the West Midlands and is promising to help engineering firms and manufacturers unlock an extra £4.5m.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.