Because innovation never stops
Releasing you to innovate
Technological developments are changing the world faster than ever before. And if your business doesn’t innovate to keep up with these changes, you could get left behind.
At MPA we know that every day demands can take your time and resource making it difficult to develop ideas. And this is where we can help.
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Your innovation fuelled by our strengths
We are the only professional services business that specialises in all aspects of innovation. So you can come to us for advice, expertise and strategies to grow your business. We can help you maximise your financial resources through accounting, tax credits, funding opportunities, and investments. That’s just the start. Our tailored services will help you meet your business goals — whatever they are.Learn More
Patent Box is a government scheme that pays businesses to invest in innovation. This could enable you to pay a reduced Corporation Tax rate of 10% on profits — if they come from the sale of products or services containing a qualifying patented innovation.Learn more
We know that your business is built on more than just numbers. It’s built on people, ideas and hard work. So as part of our accounting service, we’ll assign you a personal account manager who’ll take the time to really get to know your business and your goals.Learn more
By partnering with MPA, you’ll benefit from our expertise in R&D tax credits and Patent Box — which means we’ll support you making the high value claims that will help you provide an enhanced service to your clients.Learn more
Investing in future technologies
Supporting UK innovation
We believe that innovation can make a difference, leaving the world a slightly better place. UK business are best placed to make a great impression on the global stage and by paying as much attention to the impact that innovation can make, as we do to its technical brilliance, our experience and expertise transforms that potential into reality.
Ben Rigby Creative Director, Haberdashery
MPA have changed the way we approach research and development; we are more adventurous and ambitious, pushing the boundaries of the types of R&D we do.
Since 2004, we have worked with more than 2,000 UK businesses, helping them unlock creativity and innovation and see their businesses grow. Such ideas make a difference to the world we live in and we are proud to tell their stories. Read some of our case studies below.
Cabcare Products – Eligible R&D projects going back two financial years
Cabcare Products Limited (Cabcare) are a leading designer and manufacturer of vandal and demolition guards for all types of construction vehicles.
Bee Lighting - MPA sheds light on R&D Tax Credits
Bee Lighting is profiting from R&D Tax Credits, enabling the rapidly growing company to further invest in staff, equipment and new facilities.
Fern-Howard Lighting - Assembling a Solid Case
An R&D Tax Credit claim partnership with MPA translated into a bottom-line business benefit for Fern-Howard.
48.3 Scaffold Design - Demystifying HMRC's rules around qualifying activities
Working with MPA made the R&D Tax Relief claim process easier for 48.3 Scaffold Design.
A Switch in Time
5th Dimension Tooling Ltd offers a professional tool design and development service to its clients, using the latest CAD/CAM software packages, plus three and five axis CNC machining. Its focus is on constantly improving existing products and processes, and developing the new processes required to meet constantly evolving requirements from the aerospace, automotive and medical markets.
The science behind working with an expert
Offering a flexible, highly skilled service to meet the needs of a wide range of biopharmaceutical companies, NeuroSolutions is a leading contract research organisation. It provides technically demanding electrophysiology to the biopharmaceutical industry and specialises in the design and delivery of focused preclinical research packages from the single cell through to whole animal investigations.
MPA sheds light on qualifying activity for Collier Webb
Collier Webb, known for their unique lighting, furniture and hardware, struggled to see which projects qualified for R&D tax credits. They were surprised to see how much they could claim, after speaking with an MPA Technical Analyst.
Using grants and tax credits to develop life-saving software
Launched as a spin-out from the University of Oxford in 2010, Brainomix Limited is a software company with a vision to become a world leader in imaging software to support clinical decision making for neurological and cerebrovascular diseases.
Innovation drives China growth
Established in 1979, Focus SB is a luxury electrical wiring accessory manufacturer based in East Sussex, whose bespoke products have so far sold to over 400 luxury hotels, heritage buildings and high-end residential properties in the UK, Middle East and most recently China.
Logistex R&D supports revolutionary NHS electronic prescription service
Logistex is a world-leading designer and supplier of integrated storage and materials handling systems. From its UK head office, it supplies and supports intelligent, productive, bespoke and cost-effective warehouse management solutions to clients across a variety of sectors. Their collaborative approach to business has earned them large clients such as Superdrug, B&Q and QUIZ Clothing.
Keeping the lights on with R&D tax credits
The phrase “good things come in small packages” comes to mind when thinking about Haberdashery. From their studio in Dalston, London their team of highly skilled designers are creating massive waves in the global lighting industry. For over 10 years Haberdashery has been dedicated to its vision to transform the experience of the spaces that we occupy with the power of light.
Changing the world, one innovation at a time.
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