The HMRC Research and Development Tax Scheme was created to encourage business innovation and stimulate the economy, through supporting firms to bring new products and services to market. Yet, due to time constraints, lack of awareness and doubts around eligibility or the legitimacy of the incentive, there are thousands of companies that are not currently taking part in the scheme. Here, Mark Joyner of Research & Development Specialists LTD (RDS) based in the North of England […]
24 January 2022, Maidenhead: Thames Valley law firm, Gardner Leader, has appointed highly experienced residential property solicitor, Angela Badcock, as a Senior Associate at the firm. Angela will be working out of the firm’s Maidenhead office. She is a specialist conveyancing solicitor who has dealt solely with residential property matters. She has handled many and […]
New Year New Driving Laws www.venson.com Changes to the Highway Code are due to come into force on January 29 2022, pending approval from Parliament, which will give greater focus to the safety of vulnerable road users including pedestrians and cyclists*. However, research from Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that not all motorists support the proposed […]
January 2022: Recent studies that have found money can buy happiness[i] appear to have been substantiated in a new survey of the employees of the UK’s small businesses[ii]. As work from home guidance is lifted, people earning over £40k might be lamenting the easing of restrictions. In the study, these higher income earners were most […]
The UK Government 2022 cyber security incentives and regulation review policy has just been published. It is a comprehensive policy document and it can be found here – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/2022-cyber-security-incentives-and-regulation-review/2022-cyber-security-incentives-and-regulation-review#conclusion Below we have summarised some of the key points. The Ministerial Forward is by Julia Lopez MP, Minister of State for Media, Data, and Digital Infrastructure. […]
Five winning startups have been selected from nine finalist companies in the fields of Mobility for All and Sustainability at the second edition of Toyota Motor Europe (TME)’s Toyota Startup Accelerator bootcamp.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation’s Healthy Hearts grants aim to improve cardiovascular health by funding charitable organisations that are promoting positive behaviour, such as increased physical activity and reduced smoking.
The Economic Impact Report for Tourism in Oxfordshire, a report commissioned by Experience Oxfordshire, shows a staggering 59% decline in the value of tourism (from £2.5billion to £1billion) and a substantial decline of 39% in jobs supported by sector (from 42,000 to 25,000).
City of Oxford College, part of the Activate Learning group, is pleased to announce that it will be offering a new T Level qualifications in
Business: Management and Admin at their city-centre campus from September 2022.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of the country, accounting for 99.9 per cent of all businesses across the UK. At the start of 2021, there were estimated to be 5.6 million UK private sector businesses. But they acknowledge, according to a survey, that their operations would struggle to function efficiently without the […]