Proposed changes to the UK’s R&D Tax Relief will impact Scotland’s engineering and manufacturing sectors

February 9, 2015
In the Autumn Statement on 3rd December 2014 the Chancellor announced that the Government intended to tighten the UK’s R&D Tax Relief (and R&D Tax Credit) provisions to restrict the benefit of R&D claims in circumstances where the “product” of the R&D project was an item which was then sold…
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Sources of Finance: All You Need to Know

February 5, 2015
By Greig Rowand, Corporate Finance Partner Banks (a traditional source of finance) are slowly regaining their appetite to lend to businesses but in the years following the financial crisis of 2008/ 09 whilst their appetite was constrained, alternative sources of finance sought to fill the gap. Before business owners start…
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Should you be claiming R&D tax relief?

January 28, 2015
HMRC statistics show that companies in Scotland are still not taking full advantage of the research and development tax reliefs available where they are carrying out qualifying projects. The R&D Tax Relief scheme was introduced in the UK in 2000 and over recent years the government has substantially increased the…
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HENDERSON LOGGIE KICK OFF NEW YEAR IN NEW HEAD OFFICE

December 29, 2014
We are relocating our head office from Royal Exchange in Panmure Street to the Vision Building in Greenmarket.  The new offices will be operating from 9.00am onwards on January 5th. The firm has been at Royal Exchange since December 1997 following the merger with the Dundee Office of KPMG. Prior to…
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Autumn Statement Key Points

December 8, 2014
The 2014 Autumn Statement contained a large number of detailed proposals on tax and spending, some of which were only hinted at in the Chancellor’s speech. See our bullet points which summarise the key changes for you. Effective immediately: Major reform of Stamp Duty Land Tax rates on residential property: SDLT to…
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Shortlisted for Best Accountancy Firm by TIGA

October 16, 2014
  We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Best Accountancy Firm by TIGA, the trade association for the Games industry. Twelve Scottish based organisations have been shortlisted in the list of finalists for the 2014 Games Industry Awards. Winners will be announced at the final which will be held at OXO2…
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Funding for client – QED Naval’s revolutionary product for the Scottish marine industry

October 1, 2014
Our client, QED Naval, a Scottish marine renewables company with a revolutionary product which could help make the country’s industry commercially viable has attracted funding of up to £550,000. Kelvin Capital, one of Scotland’s most active Business Angel investment groups, has entered the renewable energy market by partnering with the…
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Guest Blog: Mobile boom is changing how we do business – radically, and forever

October 1, 2014
Welcome to our first guest blog from Chris Martin, CEO of Waracle, specialist mobile app developer and mobile marketing. Waracle’s been doing mobile for 8 years, and works with some of the biggest and most innovative UK companies. Waracle are based in Dundee, Scotland. The graph charts the decline of…
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