The food and beverage sector is the single largest manufacturing sector in the UK with a sector investment of over £350M in R&D (source: BERD 2013). As a sector, it is driven by consumer trends, environmental responsibility including sustainability and traceability of ingredients; and recently reformulation for healthier eating. Key areas for R&D opportunities lie in the…

Start 2018 off right by attending The East Midlands International Trade Association (EMITA) Masterclass: Growth & Profitability, January 17th. Braithwaite will be speaking on Innovation Funding with a particular emphasis on the R&D Tax Credit. To register for the event, please click here.

It was a pleasure meeting Simon Woodroofe, Mayor of London Borough of Ealing for the grand opening of The Dock Club, Ealing. We look forward to continued growth and success in the new office building! 

Braithwaite are delighted that the government continued to show support for businesses to invest in R&D in the 2017 UK budget today by increasing the Research and Development Expenditure Credit relief (which is largely focused at large companies) from 11% to 12%, but disappointed to not see a similar increase in rate for SME companies.