Not sure if your business is eligible? Don't know what you can claim for? And haven't a clue where to start?
Well you're not alone. Many business owners are confused about R&D tax relief and as a result two thirds of eligible businesses are missing out. At our seminar we will bust some of the myths around R&D (it's not just for scientific research) and it needn't be complicated (there is help out there).
Our experts will walk you through the process, explaining what can be claimed and what the application process involves . Our real life case studies will demonstrate the range of business sectors we have helped successfully apply for R&D tax relief.
We will also guide you through the important legal considerations around intellectual property and what you need to do to make sure you protect your businesses' most important asset.
Clair Dart, Alliotts: Senior Corporate Tax Advisor Clair has 15 years' experience in advising clients on a variety of business related tax matters. Clair advises clients on their eligibility for R&D tax relief. She has achieved successful R&D claims for clients in a range of sectors including manufacturing; healthcare; technology; retail and finance. Clair also has experience of patent box applications. Clair will challenge some of the myths around eligibility for R&D tax relief and will explain how the incentive works.
Sejal Shah, Alliotts: An advisor in Alliotts Corporate Tax team and Alliotts Media team, Sejal has worked on many R&D claims. She assists in preparing the relevant reports and calculations to support a claim. This often means understanding the intricacies of a process within a business. She also liaises with clients on their R&D application to make it as smooth as possible. Sejal will go through real life case studies and will list which business expenses you can claim for.
Stephanie Kleyman, Kleyman & Co: Stephanie has over 30 years’ experience in commercial law, with a particular interest in intellectual property. She started her professional career with an entertainment law firm, dealing with copyright issues and rights over brand names on a daily basis. Now a director of her own full services law firm, Steph will talk you through what every business owner needs to know about what they need to protect, and, more importantly, how to do it.
You'll also have the chance to ask our expert advisors questions and to meet with other businesses in a similar position as you.
Business owners who are not sure if they are eligible for R&D tax relief. Or those who need to know which 'intellectual assets' they need to protect and how to go about it.
You'll know if your business is eligible for R&D tax relief and how to start the application process. You'll find out how to identify and protect those all important knowledge assets in your business, before it's too late.
6pm - 7pm: Presentations
7pm: Panel Q&A followed by drinks and networking