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R&D – Architects

Sector – Architects
Company Size – £1m Turnover
Qualifying Costs – £179,324

The company is a long-established architects’ practice in Scotland. The company has a particular niche in transport and other infrastructure projects and is recognised as a sector leader. EQ identified the R&D potential following a meeting to discuss annual accounts.

What type of work does the company do?
The company created a series of unique design solutions to look at a variety of factors including:

  • Use of space for urban infrastructure such as stations
  • Potential flooding
  • Ground control
  • Flyovers, bridges, underpasses
  • Safety

What R&D work was completed?
The practice was approached by a large contractor to provide design solutions to a series of problems. The work was undertaken on a ‘no solution, no fee’ basis and involved site visits, meetings, design and redesign and on-site implementation work. In delivering this, the practice significantly enhanced design technology to further cement its place at the head of this market.

What was the outcome?
As a result of the R&D claim, our client received tax savings of £31,000.

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