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Starting a small scale business in Nigeria is becoming more and more challenging by the day. In spite the fact that SMEs are the driving force of Nigeria’s economy and provides on average, 50% of Nigeria’s employment, and 50% of its industrial output, successive governments has continued to make things difficult for SMEs, especially in the starting stage. 381 more words

Nweke Samuel C.

Recent roundtable addressing improving energy efficiency in SMEs

Fourteen business leaders recently gathered to better understand how they can get small and medium-sized enterprises to implement energy-efficiency measures. Tim Smedley from The Guardian provides an excellent account of that encounter. 1,595 more words

Energy Efficiency

Food Manufacturing and R&D Tax Credits

Have you made a claim for R&D Tax Credits? 

Changing consumer needs and expectations, new domestic and international trade entrants into your market, increasingly demanding industry standards, continuous price point pressures and numerous other factors contribute to an ongoing requirement for invention, innovation and technological advancement to keep pace in this dynamic, demanding and ever changing marketplace. 482 more words

R&D Tax Credits

New Procurement Procedures to Help South Africa's Small Solar Developers

Solar Novus Today

Shem Oirere

September 22, 2014

South Africa has raised the hopes of small solar PV developers with projects of less than 5MW, after proposing a dedicated fund to enable them meet their capital expenditure. 1,274 more words

Public-Private Partnership

Construction Sector and R&D Tax Credits

Have you made a claim for R&D Tax Credits? 

In the year ending 2012, R&D credits for the construction sector totalled just £15m, little more than 1% of the total R&D relief provided to UK firms. 485 more words

R&D Tax Credits

English translation of BVMW position paper criticising TTIP

So many acronyms!

The BVMW (which stands for Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft, and roughly translates as the Federal Association of Medium-Sized Business) is Germany’s leading medium-sized business organisation. 454 more words

David's Blog

Telecoms Sector and R&D Tax Credits

Have you made a claim for R&D Tax Credits?

 Industry growth, increased competition, mergers and customers demand for production innovation are pushing telecommunications companies it significantly increase their R&D spend. 415 more words

R&D Tax Credits