Is your business innovative? Does it make strides in technology or science?
If so, there is plenty of support available to help it prosper.
Did you know:
a wide range of funding and business support options are available to businesses that innovate and want to grow?
you could save £26 in tax for every £100 spent innovating via Research & Development tax relief?
the extent to which intellectual property can make a commercial difference to your business?
that if you make profits derived from a patented invention they can attract a corporate tax rate of just 10% (nearly half the normal rate)?
that high quality management accounts information can help you better understand your business; and that by utilising cloud accounting software like Xero can transform the way your accounting information is managed?
and that innovative businesses with a track record of innovating and protecting their intellectual property are more successful, have stronger balance sheets and are better able to attract external investors’?
Shorts’ Innovation Taxes Group (ITG) and Withers & Rogers are pleased to invite you to lunch and a talk to hear how the above areas can benefit your innovative business and how you can access them:
Date: Thursday 6th October 2016
Time: From 12:00pm followed by lunch, talk and networking
Location: The Workstation |15 Paternoster Row | Sheffield | S1 2BX
Speakers and topics covered will include:
Scott Burkinshaw, The Head of the Shorts Innovation Taxes Group (ITG) - A Chartered Tax Adviser, Scott focuses on providing progressive corporate and personal tax advice. By understanding the objectives of businesses and their owners, Scott is able to draw on his extensive experience to advise on the most tax efficient ways to achieve their short and long term aims.
Prior to joining Shorts, Scott was RSM Tenon’s head of Corporate Tax for Yorkshire, and was a member of their Research and Development tax relief and international tax teams. He also has significant experience of advising on business disposals and acquisitions.
Rosie Hardy, Senior Patent Attorney at Withers & Rogers - Rosie is a European and UK Patent Attorney at Withers & Rogers LLP. As a member of the Engineering team, her practice spans the fields of physics, engineering and electronics. Within these fields, she has expertise securing patent protection for electromechanical devices, clean technology, power generation, automotive and rail parts, oil and gas exploration, medical apparatus and consumer products.
In addition to drafting and prosecuting patent applications, Rosie specialises in strategically managing and enforcing patent rights for clients, as well as opposing and avoiding infringement of third party patent rights. Rosie works with a range of clients including multi-national corporations, SMEs, universities and overseas clients. She enjoys working closely with a number of companies to help them develop effective intellectual property portfolios, blending her technical expertise and commercial savvy.
As spaces are limited and these events are well attended we would respectfully request that lawyers and professionals in practice do not book places at this event.
Book now to secure your place.