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What is the future of digital reality?
Are you interested in simulation technology? Want to know about the latest advanced visualisation technologies? Want to network with industry peers and like-minded individuals? We’re proud to be sponsoring Silverstone Technology Cluster’s first Computer Aided Engineering Special Interest Group event, Digital Reality, on November 28th.
Lisa Waller- Reimbursed expenses: Do they qualify for R&D tax relief?
Businesses could claim for reimbursed expenses from as early as October 2014, following recent HMRC clarification.
Advanced Engineering 2017
MPA will be appearing at Advanced Engineering 2017 on the 1st and 2nd November.
Top 3 innovations in engineering R&D
Engineering plays a pivotal role in driving the innovation economy. A clear understanding of or application of the innovation process is key to ensuring these ideas are successfully transferred from the drawing board to reality. Within this fast paced environment we’ve identified what we believe are the top three exciting developments to disrupt engineering.
MPA compete at Squeaky Bone Race 2017
MPA entered this year’s Squeaky Bone Race on Sunday 1st October, hosted by Olney Runners.
MPA host Macmillan Coffee Morning
MPA proudly hosted our second Macmillan Coffee Morning, coming together to raise money for a meaningful cause.
Top 3 R&D manufacturing innovations in manufacturing
Innovation in the UK’s manufacturing sector is key to driving economic success and improving productivity, with research & development initiatives helping transform innovation into commercial success. So what’s new in manufacturing innovation? Check out our top three picks from The Manufacturer of the new exciting developments in the sector.
HMRC R&D Tax Credits statistics: Best year yet for UK business
Innovation continues to be a focus for UK businesses, after the latest HMRC Research and Development Tax Credits statistics showed a sustained upward trend for the number of claims for R&D Tax Credits submitted in 2015-16. Over the last 12 months, claims for R&D Tax Credits rose to an impressive 26,255, an increase of 19% on the previous year.
Latest HMRC R&D Tax Credit statistics show best year yet for UK businesses
HMRC’s 2015-16 Research and Development Tax Credits Statistics released today highlight continued growth in the total number of claims for R&D Tax Credits. This was primarily driven by a rise in the number of SME claims which saw an increase of 22%, having more than doubled since 2011-12.