Are you still innovating in lockdown Britain?

Just because we are in lockdown, doesn’t mean you can’t be innovating. It just means you’ve been having to do things a little bit differently, a bit like the Government. You can’t fault them for...

Will 2020 be the year you make the most of Innovation Tax Reliefs

It’s the start of a new decade and with that comes the chance to have a fresh look at everything that is happening in your business. It is likely to be the most active decade...

Office of National Statistics publishes latest data for R&D Tax Credits

Everyone involved in Research & Development Tax Credits will tell you it’s been a busy year for HMRC, with delays in the processing of claims over the summer hitting an unprecedented nearly four months...

LOCAL LAW FIRM WINS EXCELLENCE AWARD

The corporate team at law firm Hewitsons has won a prestigious award in the Cambridgeshire Law Society Legal Excellence Awards. Partner in the corporate team Laurence Evans, himself recognised as a ‘next generation lawyer’ in...

Birketts advises leading health technology provider on acquisition of 75% of health IT consultancy

Leading East of England law firm, Birketts, with assistance from Austrian firm, Denkmair Hutterer Hüttner Waldl Rechtsanwälte GmbH, advised X-tention Limited on the acquisition of 75% of Cloud 21 Limited. Cloud 21, based in Kent,...

Climate Change Levy (CCL) Rates Have Changed

Changes to the Climate Change Levy (CCL) came into effect on the 1st April 2020. The changes are in line with the government’s continued commitment to rebalance the costs applied to electricity to gas...

£2 billion package to create new era for cycling and walking

Alternative ways to travel, such as walking and cycling, could relieve the pressure on public transport. Far more people will be cycling and walking thanks to plans to boost greener, active transport, launched today (9...

Government to support businesses through Trade Credit Insurance guarantee

Businesses with supply chains which rely on Trade Credit Insurance and who are experiencing difficulties maintaining cover due to Coronavirus will get support from the government, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen...

New rail link to Oxford for Suffolk and Norfolk

Local authorities in Suffolk and Norfolk are exploring how a new rail link to Oxford can benefit both counties. The Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, announced at the end of January a...

Flying the flag for Peterborough

Keeping one eye on the future is as important as ever, current crisis mode notwithstanding. HELEN COMPSON hears what one economic development company is doing today and tomorrow to support the businesses in its...