Welcome to Hertfordshire LEP

                           

NESTA

                           

Nesta is an independent charityand leading investor in innovation, technology start-ups, social enterprises and creative individuals.

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Carbon Trust

                           

Carbon Trust offers tailored expertise, knowledge and finance to businesses to help reduce energy costs and increase profits by implementing low carbon solutions. 

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Patent Box

                           

Lower rate of Corporation Tax applied to profits derived from patented inventions and certain other innovations. 

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SME R&D Tax Credits

                           

Tax relief on allowable R&D costs (currently 225 per cent – e.g. for each £100 of qualifying costs, the income on which Corporation Tax is paid is reduced by an additional £125 on top of the £100 spent). It also includes a payable credit in some circumstances.

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