Want to know more?

£506k Awarded to Nine Companies

Author: Gareth Smyth
  1. Derbyshire based plastic pipeline solutions awarded £7k taking total claims to £22k

Founded in 1965 and later incorporated in 1981, the company’s research and development team work collaboratively with two wholly owned subsidiary companies. The Group develops and manufactures The Group works closely with their clients to provide innovative and bespoke plastic pipeline solutions, enabling them to deliver products for today and tomorrow’s pipeline challenges.

  1. Nottinghamshire based manufacturing mining equipment receives £8k in R&D tax credits

Established in 1994, the company have been designing and developing innovative products throughout their history. Over the years the company has established themselves as a market leader due to their innovative approach which has led to them becoming the first to produce commercial nylon cable handler and the first to design and produce centiple cable handler. The company continues to develop and expand other types of underground breakthrough products. The company were also the first to produce the toe and close cable handler. Following a bolt on acquisition the company has undergone a multitude of changes including introducing a new workforce more aligned to the company’s ethos.

  1. Hampshire based manufacturer of fuel storage and transfer systems awarded £9k taking total claimed within two years to £21k

Formed in 2007, the company has grown rapidly becoming the UK’s leading independent distributor for Air1 AdBlue products and associated equipment. This resulted in the company relocating in 2009 where the company could take advantage of the local marine and railway links. The new premises have been built to exceed the latest CO2 and energy efficiency legislation and neatly reflect the company’s green initiatives. By 2018, the company had seen further growth, resulting in expansion into a new location, forming an 8,150 ft2 production facility.

  1. Buckinghamshire based digital print company receives £29k in first R&D claim

The company works with designers and creative agencies, supplying simple posters, banners or portable displays to large scale bespoke interiors or exhibition stands. As one of the UK’s biggest digital wall covering producers, constant research and development is carried out to ensure the company have the most advance equipment in the industry. Regular ongoing work is also dedicated to improving quality while lowering prices for their customers. Balancing hardware with software requires considerable expertise and extensive development of both equipment and processes.

  1. Nottinghamshire based consultancy awarded £137k in fourth R&D claim taking total claims to £464k

Founded in 2017 the company is a strategic consultancy that provides their clients with proactive, supportive, and ‘hands-on’ experience to enable them to successfully deliver all stages of development, regeneration, property, and construction related projects. The company professionally manage the complete supply chain of construction materials and terminals to improve their performance and the cost management and transparency of terminals. This approach allows them to support and deliver anything from large scale transformational projects to specialist initiatives. In order to deliver these services, it is vital for the company to undergo constantly innovative thinking to deliver tailormade solutions.

  1. London based eCommerce group receives £203k in their fifth claim taking total to £376k

The group is a carefully selected diverse portfolio of eCommerce stores. Each website in their portfolio has its own unique identity which is defined by the brands it displays. As a result, they work very closely with their suppliers to choose the most appropriate website for each brand. In 2017 the group acquired a surf shop which has required research and development work to focus on creating systems to enable synergies that would allow each entity to operate efficiently, modifying and expanding the functionality of the group’s in-house Reactor ERP software to be compatible with the other businesses. The Company’s approach to the back-office systems that they develop shows a firm fully engaged in the use of R&D, ensuring that they can compete within a highly competitive and fast paced market. Using the experience of the group’s development team the company has ensured that their websites and back-office technologies have evolved to integrate all the most important technical innovations and further pushes the boundaries of what is believed achievable.

  1. Wales based engineering firm awarded £44k

Incorporated in 1977, the company has grown significantly by a combination of organic growth and acquisition. It has manufacturing units in South Wales and Somerset. The company specialise in the design, development and manufacture of timber roof trusses, metal web floor joists and timber frame building systems. The company pride itself in the fact that it uses the most up-to-date equipment and technology to run a very efficient operation.

  1. Basingstoke cloud video conferencing company receives £26k for R&D work

The company specialises in Cloud video conferencing and meeting room audio visual. Providing over 20 years of designing, building, installing, and supporting audio visual technology and video conferencing, the company strives to improve clients’ meeting room experiences. Focusing on users’ activities and desired meeting room outcomes, their driving objective is to provide the ability for a company to have more productive meetings resulting in overall company success through saving time, travel and money. Dedicated to keeping their products simple and easy to use by all users, a significant amount of research and development has provided quality reliability and ease of use.

  1. Leicestershire based fire and safety company awarded £42k

The company design, establish, maintain and enhance fire detection and life safety systems. Their role is to ensure that the environments where people spend their time, whether to live in, learn in or work in, are completely safe. By carefully matching technology to application, their range of fire detection and life safety solutions are designed to prevent, detect, and contain fire. They work with a range of manufacturers, including C Tec, Ziton and Kentec, and proud to one of the longest serving Gent 24 system integrators in the UK. They are also accredited as a Gent Elite Technology Centre, the highest achievable status within the international network, as they have developed consistent growth and partnership working with Gent over a number of years.

Could you be eligible for an R&D Tax Credits claim?

During these turbulent economic times, businesses across the country are looking for solutions to their cash flow problems. Many companies are looking for grants and loans and overlook that fact they could be eligible for R&D Tax Credits. By successfully claiming R&D Tax Credits, your company could receive a cash injection from HMRC in as little as four weeks.

Call our experts today on 01332 477 070 for a free, no obligation eligibility consultation. Your business could be our next success story!