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MPA Group appoints new Marketing Director
We are delighted to announce that we have appointed a new Marketing Director, continuing our investment in talented new people as we drive forward our successful growth strategy. Phil Hammett joined the our Board in December from BNP Paribas where he was Marketing Director. He has 20 years’ experience of B2B and B2C marketing and has a strong record of leading revenue growth. His experience includes time with Santander, Merrill Lynch and The Share Centre.
Discover the biggest innovators in the UK manufacturing industry
Despite years of uncertainty and widespread scepticism, the UK manufacturing industry is still a force on the world stage. According to The Manufacturer, the UK is the eighth largest industrial nation in the world and is predicted to make the top five in the near future.
How R&D in the food industry helps it to meet demand
The food industry is progressing at an incredible rate, with innovation driven by increasing demand, changing consumer landscapes and the need to address serious planetary issues.
R&D Tax Credit changes: Preventing tax fraud, or preventing innovation?
Philip Hammond’s October 2018 budget was always set to be one of the key political highlights last year, MPA Group Tax Advisor, Connor Whelan, looks at whether Hammond’s changes will have a positive impact on the scheme.
Our Top 3 Innovation Trends of 2019
Here we run through some of the major innovation trends to look out for in 2019 and the companies who are leading the way.
Innovation Review 2018: Sustainable developments take centre stage
Through our day to day work we are in constant contact with innovative products and processes. Innovation plays a major role in the progression of a business and society, in 2018 this was no different. With the new year upon us we look back at the innovation highlights of 2018 from the perspective of industry leading publications and our expert analysts.
Assembling the A-Team
On the 24th January 2019 we are delighted to be sponsoring the Cambridge Wireless SIG event “Assembling the A-Team”.The event focuses on how building a strong management team is critical to the success of a business. Not only are the management team the people who will be bringing business owners visions to life, they are also a key consideration of investors when deciding whether you are finance ready. Through our day to day work with businesses claiming R&D tax credits and Patent Box concessions we know how availability of finance is vital to business growth.
Is a lack of R&D funding holding UK innovation back?
MPA's Managing Director, Steven Garrod, was recently featured in Raconteur's 'Future of Engineering' report, which examines whether more funding for R&D is really key to UK innovation and engineering excellence.