Creative and tech industry tax reliefs for 2024


Article by Bishop Fleming. Bishop Fleming is a partner for Growth Forge 2024, a business acceleration programme for ambitious tech companies. Learn more here. The 2023 Autumn Statement announced details of enhanced tax credit relief for the creative and tech sectors. Creative sector In a move to boost the tech creative landscape, the Treasury has…

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Private Equity and Venture Capital investment


By Bishop Fleming Whether you’re a start-up business or an established enterprise looking to take your business to the next level, it is highly likely that you will need funding to fulfil your business’ goals. There is a wide range of funding types available and determining what is the most appropriate type and source can…

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Key dates and deadlines to note


By Bishop Fleming A round up of the evolving key deadlines and dates and other important dates. The Spring Budget will be on 6 March 2024. The Autumn Statement was on 22 November 2023.  2024 Deadline Jan 1 New, more generous tax credits for British film, TV and video game makers start today Jan 1 Holiday pay entitlement reforms start…

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Harnessing technology with invoice automation


By Bishop Fleming The need to automate manual “process driven” tasks has never been greater, especially since COVID darkened our doors. We’ve seen countless challenges impacting small businesses over the past couple of years and saving their employees time (especially on manual data entry) has been at the forefront of employers’ minds. A huge increase…

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Smart Ways to Fund Innovation


By Bishop Fleming In an ever-changing world, businesses are under increasing competitive pressure to be more efficient, more productive, more agile, more lean, and ultimately more innovative. Research and development (R&D) is not therefore something reserved for the few, and as business guru Peter Drucker put it: “If you want something new, you have to…

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How to Structure Your Business


By Bishop Fleming So, you’ve done the difficult bit. You’ve had that bright idea. Something that can work, and something that you want to pursue. But how do you formally create the business? When starting up a business, it’s important to think about how you want your new adventure to look, and where you may…

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South West tech companies offered growth boost

Growth Day 2023

Tech companies across the South West of England have the chance to work with top growth coaches and experts as part of Tech South West’s new business support programme. Growth Forge will see tech firms utilise a proprietary assessment tool to identify two-to-three priority areas, then work with partners such as Microsoft, Sandler, Bishop Fleming,…

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