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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.

HMRC goalposts have recently moved as Software R&D projects that were previously considered to meet HMRC R&D Tax Credit guidelines may not now qualify because ‘technological capability has increased over time’.

At MSC R&D we know that accountancy firms have differing needs and are often looking for ways to offer even more comprehensive and expert services to their clients MSC R&D offers a flexible partnership proposition for accountants: a value added tailored service to deliver practical, operational, commercial and technical benefits.

“Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two – and only two – basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing, unique function of the business.” (Peter Drucker)