A Guide to R&D Tax Credits for Business

R&D tax credits is a government program that is available to limited companies in the UK, which means it is unavailable to companies that are partnerships or sole proprietors. In this guide, we explain more about the scheme, how you can apply and how it can benefit your business.

At FI Group we work with businesses, from startups and SMEs to larger corporation, to support them in claiming R&D tax credits for their innovative projects.

What are R&D tax credits and how do they work?

First introduced in 2000, R&D tax credits replaced the Scientific Research Allowance (SRA) scheme, which

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Protesters in Bangkok demand monarchy reform

Thai student-led protest movement against the government handed over to the Bangkok police three manifestos addressed to King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X), including a list of ten demands including reform of the monarchy.

Protesters first demand the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, a direct successor to the military junta he presided over from 2014 to 2019 and the other members of his cabinet.

Their second demand is to adopt a new constitution instead of the one that was drawn up and approved under the control of the military in 2017.

They also demand a reform of

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Bank trading floors could be poised for a makeover in the wake of Covid-19

A member of exchange staff uses a fixed-line telephone while looking at financial data on computer screens on the trading floor of Bats Europe, the European arm of Bats Global Markets Inc., in London, U.K..

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Trading floors in banks have been immortalized in countless Hollywood movies. Chaotic scenes of financial professionals, often on the phone, and often screaming; rows of desks and endless monitors all convey highly stressful situations in an industry where time is literally money.

While there’s some fiction to this stereotype, the images of densely populated, cavernous spaces are grounded

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Chime is now worth $14.5 billion, surging past Robinhood as the most valuable U.S. consumer fintech

Chime CEO Chris Britt

Source: Chime

The fintech world has a new heavyweight.

Chime, the start-up that delivers banking services through mobile phones, has closed a fundraising that values the company at $14.5 billion, CNBC has learned exclusively.

That lofty figure makes Chime the most valuable American fintech start-up serving retail consumers. Robinhood, the popular free-trading app, raised money last month at an $11.2 billion valuation. The moves show that even as investors punish the shares of established U.S. banks — the KBW Bank Index has lost a third of its value this year — they are willing to

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Oracle – TikTok Deal In Trouble?

Oracle – TikTok Deal In Trouble?

The Oracle bid to take over Tik Tok American operations just moved a step forward with the approval of Tik Tok’s parent company ByteDance. But Oracle will still need to get a green light from both the Trump Administration and the Chinese government. Imagine those two agreeing on anything.

US regulators have now given tentative approval of the deal which grants American authorities a veto over any board member of the American Tik Tok while the parent company remains in Chinese hands. President Trump had ordered a Tik Tok ban be

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Political Analyst Bakari Sellers to Address What Biden’s Policies Would Mean for Black America

In the midst of this historic election year, Black Americans are facing the compounding crises of a global pandemic, police brutality, record-high unemployment, and targeted voter suppression.

To unpack this pivotal moment, BLACK ENTERPRISE partnered with Be Heard Talk, an award-winning talk show that adds a taste of hip hop, Assata Shakur, and spice to unseasoned news. Each Sunday, the Be Heard Talk team — Selena Hill, Digital Editor at BLACK ENTERPRISE; Stanley Fritz, the New York State Political and Campaigns Director at Citizen Action of New York; and Tammie David, a community organizer –

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