5 Ways Growing Companies Can Boost Their Cybersecurity

5 Ways Growing Companies Can Boost Their Cybersecurity

An alarmingly high number of companies aren’t properly equipped to deal with cybersecurity. Despite the expanding list of high-profile and reputationally damaging data breaches (just yesterday it was both Dell and Dunkin’ Doughnuts), a recent survey from Hiscox Insurance found that an astonishingly high 70% of businesses aren’t prepared for cyberattacks. SMEs are often far less

What Black Friday and Cyber Monday Teach Us About Our Spending

What Black Friday and Cyber Monday Teach Us About Our Spending

It’s that time of the year again; the bustling Black Friday / Cyber Monday stretch of adrenaline-fuelled sales shopping. Since we borrowed them from the US around five years ago, both ‘holidays’ have bled into a fortnight-long extravaganza of pushy advertising, frenzied bargain hunting and no-rules, shopper-on-shopper combat. The attention trained on the retail world this

Can I Claim R&D Tax Credits for Travel and Subsistence Costs?

Can I Claim R&D Tax Credits for Travel and Subsistence Costs?

HMRC allows companies to claim tax credits for R&D-related travel and subsistence costs as part your overall staffing expenditure. This is good news for founders, who often route subsistence and travel cost through the company, particularly in the early days of their startup’s development. To qualify for R&D Tax Credits, the travel or subsistence cost

Externally Provided Workers vs Subcontracted R&D. What’s the Difference?

Externally Provided Workers vs Subcontracted R&D. What's the Difference?

Externally provided workers and Subcontracted R&D might seem the same, but they’re very different in the eyes of HMRC. Here’s our guide to help you spot the difference and make sure you’re filing costs under the right category. HMRC lists a number of costs that qualify for R&D Tax Credits relief. Here’s our quick overview