High-Tech Clients Ian Holmes
Our client base includes technology startups and established firms in the South West region and beyond. We scale our services to suit the needs of our clients.
High-tech clients represent the greater part of our client base, and we specialise in supporting entrepreneurial businesses in Bristol, the South West and further afield.
We are based in the centre of Bristol – a city with a vibrant, thriving tech hub and a strong network of business support specialists. Bristol has also been named the best place to start a business in the UK, and is one of the strongest regional hubs outside of London.
We are proud to be the FD in Residence at SETSquared Bristol – Bristol’s business incubator, located in the Engine Shed next to Temple Meads station – where we work with many of the fastest-growing high-tech businesses in the South West of England. We provide innovative, fledgling firms with specialist tax and business planning advice, leaving our clients free to concentrate their efforts on growing their business.
We have built our business on establishing excellent client relationships, scaling our service as necessary to suit their individual needs and carefully managing costs.
Particular topics of interest for us are:
R&D tax credits: If you are eligible for this HMRC incentive, we can can help your company get money back from the government or reduce your corporation tax liability. We have an excellent track record of reclaiming tax for companies across many sectors.
Share options: You could be eligible for an HMRC-approved scheme, which allows employers to grant share options to employees and attracts significant tax benefits. Our team of experts can help you find out if this is right for you and your business
EIS/SEIS: You could take advantage of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) or the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), which is aimed at startups. We can tell you if you qualify for this tax-efficient scheme that will make your business more attractive to investors.