Carmen Aquerreta is a partner and David Clarke a senior manager in the R&D tax services team at Deloitte. They have assisted a number of clients in delivering substantial cash benefits by maximising their R&D relief claims, particularly in the manufacturing sector.
The storm brewing for manufacturers over environmental regulations is quickly turning into a tornado. With changes to the REACH and RoHS regulations bringing in a whole host of added costs and red tape, few see sunny spells on the standards horizon. Mark Young reports
The South West of England is famous as a popular holiday destination and some may see its main economy based on tourism and farming, rather than busy factories and manufacturing. But Jane Gray discovers that the South West supports a large and vibrant industry characterised by the aerospace sector, advanced manufacturing and food and drink, while renewable energy has potential but needs much more work.