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Ruth McKernan, chief executive of Innovate UK, revealed on the 8th November during Innovate 2017, the government is to offer low-interest Innovation Loans of up to £1m to help small businesses complete later-stage research and development projects.
Due to purdah prohibiting the publication of “any material which, in whole or in part, appears to be designed to affect public support for a political party”, the Innovate UK delivery plan for 2017/18 cannot be released until after the General Election has taken place.
“We’ve been really impressed with the graduate, the University and the scheme. Only two months in, we already have some great insight and a potential business model…It’s a great way of getting expertise into our business.” Matt Symonds, Managing Director, TBAT Innovation
Despite a degree of post-Brexit-vote uncertainty, we should remind ourselves that business resilience comes about through sound forward planning, firm leadership and a knowledge of the financial landscape. So what are the certainties, especially for continuing funding of innovation, and what should you do next? Sam Stephens, founding director of Castle Donington-based consultancy TBAT Innovation urges action to claim your R&D Tax Credits.
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