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Overfunding is great – right?

Scale-ups seeking equity finance should always overfund. Or should they? Customers are keener than ever to invest in the brands they love, which means that we are seeing records levels of scale-ups getting overfunded, which is great.  Right? Well, yes and no.  While your instinct might say that of course it’s a good thing to…

Making the most of R&D tax relief with BDO

The Government’s R&D tax relief scheme could provide start-ups and scale-ups with a valuable cash boost. R&D tax relief has been available since 2000, when the Government introduced the scheme to encourage scientific and technological innovation within the UK. It is not only aimed at projects involving ‘men in lab coats’, but applies to many…