Monthly Archives: February 2015

2502, 2015

Training Needs – Selecting Digital Solutions

Are you about to select a digitally based solution for your organisation?

For making the best choice, make sure you have done your homework before talking to any of the potential suppliers.

Packaged solutions are perceived as the most cost effective solutions  but very few people appreciate the pros and cons of bespoke v’s package solutions. Simple, […]

2502, 2015

SMART Grants for Science, Engineering and Technology Companies

Smart is a Technology Strategy Board scheme offering funding to single UK-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology, from which successful new products, processes and services could emerge.

The Smart scheme will support R&D projects which offer potentially significant rewards and could […]

2502, 2015

R and D Tax Credits

If you pay corporation tax you may be entitled to R & D Tax Credits. If your business undertakes any form of research or development which can include internal processes as well as service and product development then the costs incurred in this activity can be offset against Corporation Tax (subject to qualifying conditions.) Currently […]

2502, 2015

MGBA provides manufacturers access to grant funding.

The Government backed Manufacturing Advisory Service has funding available for growth projects for manufacturers. This funding, which needs to be matched on a 50-50 basis by funding from the manufacturer, provides up to £3000 per project and up to three projects per year will be accepted (Terms and conditions apply)
Activities that can be part funded […]