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19 Aug
2019

Flying Circus

The spread of innovation around the world can be very rapid, a new mobile phone with novel features will be available across the globe in a matter of months.  There is a global market for innovation.  That said, there are significant differences in markets around the world.

Boris Johnson’s recent announcement setting out his vision to cement UK as a science superpower, included some timely and reassuring words about the UK’s commitment to not only retaining and attracting world-class scientific talent, but also to continuing and increasing R&D funding support.

When organisations discuss the benefits of smarter working, the focus is usually on how internal teams collaborate with each other.

In a paper recently published by techUK, the organisation seeks answers to two questions: 1. Why is it that blockchain is taking longer to take off than the hype had promised? 2. What should be done to unleash its full potential?

If you have spent capital buying, and/or improving commercial property, you may be entitled to tax relief.

The recent news has been a “sea of troubles” for the British lion and yet great news about the economy has passed largely unnoticed.  The UK currently leads Europe in the creation of billion dollar plus technology companies, often known as “unicorns” because of their rarity.

Ignorance isn’t necessarily bliss – in the case of R&D Tax Credits, it can prove to be very expensive!

A recent Dun & Bradstreet report has revealed the way business leaders think about the role of data and how organisations are making the most of their data assets.

MSC R&D’s R&D Tax credit and grant client base boasts some of the UK’s most innovative companies, all in high-technology sectors. Many of these operate within the fast-growing Internet of Things technology sector. A recent techUK blog makes interesting reading on the challenges facing companies operating in this sector.

Technical due diligence can be an essential component of the technology company investment cycle, whether you are a Private Equity firm, investment bank, or acquiring company.