Category: Business

BSI recently announced that it had secured membership of CEN and CENELEC enabling UK industry and other stakeholders to continue shaping and maintaining best practice standards across Europe and internationally.  This means that the development and maintenance of European standards should not be affected by Brexit.   For more information see https://www.bsigroup.com/en-GB/about-bsi/uk-national-standards-body/standards-policy-on-the-uk-leaving-the-eu/

The IET has recently published an action plan which sets out ‘next steps’ for Sustainable Manufacturing in the UK.   Delivering the ambition for a Post-Brexit UK to create significant social, economic and environmental impact, this report sets out the how, who, what, when, where and why for action on sustainable manufacturing over a five-year…

A recent survey by one of the UK leading banks suggested that whilst 80% of eligible SME’s are aware of  R&D Tax Credits only half of these (40%) have investigated or actually made a claim. You probably come across companies offering advice on R&D Tax, but there is often still the need to write the…

Last year (26th November 2015) the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) issued a formal instruction to providers of the Business Growth Service not to enter into any further contractual commitments with customers and that all contractual commitments should be honoured, as long as all support and related activity is completed by 31 March 2016….

​J4intech is pleased to announce our Consultants membership of the Institiute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IoEE). As a Member of the IoEE we can offer mentoring services. If you are interested in Mentoring for your business, please contact us for further information or visit the IOEE web site (www.ioee.co.uk). The IOEE™ is the only web-based educational and…

Report: “Future of manufacturing a new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK” This recent Government Report (30th October 2013) contains some interesting statistics, for example: “Research and Development (R&D): Manufacturing businesses are more likely to engage in R&D. 41% of manufacturing businesses with 10 or more employees allocated resources to R&D in 2010 compared with an average of…