27TH APRIL, 2022
Investors aren't interested - where am I going wrong?
You’ve worked tirelessly on perfect pitches and plans - but for some reason, getting those all-important investors on board just isn’t happening. All is not lost! Let's get back to basics.
13TH APRIL, 2022
Does your software company qualify for R&D Tax Credits?
The world is on the cusp of a technological avalanche with software development in the driving seat. Packed with innovative possibilities, it’s a breeding ground for R&D Tax Credit claims.
30TH MARCH, 2022
What does a modern R&D strategy look like?
Building a modern, well-designed R&D strategy isn’t as easy as it sounds. But there are some tried and tested things to include.
3RD MARCH, 2022
What is an angel investor?
Angel investors are just one way of securing the funding your business needs to grow. But what else does a business angel bring to the table, and what does it mean for an R&D Tax Credits claim?
18TH FEBRUARY, 2022
Fishing for chips: EU to provide €43 billion in chip production pledge
There’s a global shortage of chips. No, not the crispy potato kind - the kind that cars, phones, tech devices and thousands of other products rely on to function. Find out more about the EU’s €43 billion funding pledge.
10TH FEBRUARY, 2022
Guest post: How Irish companies are breathing life back into the post-Covid travel sector
Ireland is leading the way in post-Covid travel and the future looks bright.
10TH JANUARY, 2022
What makes Dublin so innovative?
Vibrant, young and diverse, Dublin shines as a hub of business innovation.
22ND OCTOBER, 2021
Supply Chain Innovation: How Does Amazon Do It?
Amazon is able to deliver a package to a customer within HOURS of them placing their order online. Ever wondered how that was possible?
9TH SEPTEMBER, 2021
What Are the 5 Major Areas of Global R&D?
R&D is crucial for encouraging creativity, boosting the economy and helping companies beat the competition. These are 5 areas that are investing heavily in R&D...
12TH AUGUST, 2021
How to Plan an Effective R&D Strategy
The only way to beat the competition is to give customers what they want: the newest products, services or processes. And, the only way to make sure you are continuously giving your customers the newest products, services or processes is to create an innovation strategy.
16TH JUNE, 2021
The R&D Roadmap: What It Is, Why You Need It & How to Create One
The best ways to stay competitive as a business is to invest in R&D. To do that, you need an R&D roadmap...
2ND JUNE, 2021
The Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) Scheme Explained
The RD&I scheme offers companies of any size the opportunity to develop new or vastly improved products, services or processes by funding their research, development and innovation projects.
7TH APRIL, 2021
What Do Irish Companies Spend Their R&D Tax Credit Award On?
Whether it’s reinvestment in further R&D, settling debts or purchasing new machinery, how an R&D Tax Credit award is spent is entirely up to you.
23RD MARCH, 2021
Top 10 Most Common Questions Asked About Tax Cloud Ireland
The Tax Cloud portal has become hugely popular since its launch in Ireland in 2019. Find out more about the portal and how it makes R&D Tax Credit claims a breeze.
9TH MARCH, 2021
Tax Cloud V's The Full Myriad Service: A Comparison
Getting specialist support in completing your R&D Tax Credit claim is essential. But what type should you choose?
24TH FEBRUARY, 2021
What Makes A Superior R&D Tax Credit Claims Portal
Choosing the ideal online claims portal for making your R&D Tax Credits application is not always easy. Find out what to look for.
10TH FEBRUARY, 2021
R&D Tax Credits: Eligible Projects And Costs In Ireland
Knowing which projects and costs to include in an R&D Tax Credits claim is far harder than it sounds. Here we lend a hand.
26TH JANUARY, 2021
What Types Of Software Projects Qualify For R&D Tax Credits?
Software projects are innovative by nature so frequently attract R&D Tax Credits. Here we look at the details.
13TH JANUARY, 2021
Most common R&D questions asked by businesses in Ireland
We find similar questions around funding research and development come up often. Here we’ve put together the answers to some common ones.
30TH DECEMBER, 2020
How Irish Companies Can Shave Money Off Their Corporation Tax Bill
In these incredibly tough economic times, companies across Ireland will be looking to reduce their Corporation Tax liability. Find out more.
16TH DECEMBER, 2020
R&D Tax Credits For Engineering Firms
Engineering in Ireland is a fast-paced, dynamic sector that fervently lends itself to intensive innovation. R&D Tax Credits help to make this possible.
18TH NOVEMBER, 2020
Activities That Qualify For R&D Tax Credits In Agriculture
Innovation and agriculture go hand in hand. But did you know R&D Tax Credits can go a long way towards the cost? Find out more.
5TH NOVEMBER, 2020
6 Big Challenges That Irish Businesses Face Today
Businesses in Ireland are facing unprecedented challenges, particularly against the backdrop of COVID-19. Here we take a look.
29TH OCTOBER, 2020
Top Tips To Introduce Innovation Into Your Company
Sometimes introducing new innovative ideas and plans into your company isn’t easy. Here we’ve looked at some possible ways to do it successfully.
22ND OCTOBER, 2020
Company Making A Loss? Don't Forget R&D Tax Credits
R&D Tax Credits can be worth thousands of euros, even to the smallest of companies and projects. Regardless of profitability, make sure you don’t miss out.
15TH OCTOBER, 2020
A Brief Guide To Start-Up Funding In Ireland
Even with the pandemic in full swing, there’s still plenty of funding options in Ireland for those looking to start a new business.
8TH OCTOBER, 2020
Seed Funding In Ireland Gets €10 Million Boost From Government
Start-ups and small businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic. But the Irish government is now offering an additional lifeline.
17TH SEPTEMBER, 2020
What Is Disruptive Innovation?
Disruptive innovation can turn whole industries on their head. But is it just about upsetting major industry players or something more?
10TH SEPTEMBER, 2020
How To Inspire Innovation In Your Remote Workers
Remote working is becoming the norm - so how do you maintain an innovative culture in your team? Here we share some ideas.
4TH SEPTEMBER, 2020
What Are Innovation Pivots & How Are They Beneficial?
Innovation pivots can be key to the success of your project. But what are they and why would you make one? Here we take a look.
27TH AUGUST, 2020
How To Set An R&D Budget
Setting a realistic R&D budget can make all the difference to a project’s success. Here we look at how to do it.
20TH AUGUST, 2020
How SMEs can Maximise Their R&D Tax Credits Claims
By not maximising your R&D Tax Credits claim effectively, you could easily miss out on thousands of euros of extra cash. Find out more.
13TH AUGUST, 2020
Can I Reduce My Corporation Tax Due To COVID-19?
Here we look at ways to reduce your Corporation Tax bill, particularly in light of COVID-19. Find out more.
6TH AUGUST, 2020
A Quick-Fire List Of Top Irish Start-Up Supports
It’s no secret that starting your own business can be seriously hard on your pocket. Make sure you know about the different schemes that can help.
30TH JULY, 2020
Calls For 4-Year Spread Of Wage Subsidy Tax Burden
Calls have been made for the government to help individuals and small businesses by spreading their tax burden over four years. See the proposals.
16TH JULY, 2020
How Ireland's Farmers Are Diversifying Their Income Streams
There’s a broad range of innovative activities that provide farmers all over Ireland with additional income streams. Here we take a look.
25TH JUNE, 2020
How The Tax Cloud Portal Can Mean Quick Cash For Your Company During The Economic Downturn
Now more than ever, companies across Ireland are looking for ways to boost their cashflow in these tough economic times. R&D Tax Credits claimed through the Tax Cloud portal is the perfect way to do this.
16TH JUNE, 2020
How Irish SMEs can collaborate with other organisations to promote and fund R&D activities
There are many benefits to working with other organisations on R&D but important ones include
5TH MARCH, 2020
How Does Team Diversity Drive Innovation?
Diversity in the workplace brings fresh perspectives, a broader range of skills and gives the company a more outward-looking appeal. But how can having a diverse mix of people in a team drive company innovation? Here we take a look:
23RD JANUARY, 2020
Innovation 2020: What’s It All About?
Launched in 2015 and set to run until the end of this year, Innovation 2020 has for five years represented the Irish government’s drive for innovation.