How lean is your company tax bill

CooperVision R&D

The current level of tax incentives from HMRC is unprecedented and with the Patent Box launching April 1, there was never a better time to review your company tax affairs than now says Barrie Dowsett, CEO, Myriad Associates

Britain’s biotech boom

High yield protein production fermentation at Fujifilm's biotech site in Durham can potential reduce the cost of goods
Posted on 11 Mar 2013 by

Industrial biotechnology is growing, creating new jobs and radically altering expectations about the world’s ability to move away from fossil fuel reliance. Tom Moore explores the brave new world of biomaterials.

Workforce and skills: Womanufacturers

As we celebrate both International Women’s Day and National Apprenticeship Week in March TM goes talent spotting for some of UK manufacturing’s brightest young female stars. What led them to take the plunge into a traditionally male dominated arena and how are they getting on?

Get up to speed: The Patent Box

Posted on 27 Feb 2013 by

The UK Patent Box is a tax relief available to companies and is intended to encourage innovation. It can reduce a company’s corporation tax liability on relevant profits by up to 10%, so qualifying companies should get up to speed with it now, says Will Stirling.