Technology - 95 articles

June 21, 2024
We continue our series on R&D Tax relief with an article from our guest author,Mark Westwood of Jumpstart. He asks the question “Is the UK’s tech sector missing out on R&D tax relief?” The UK’s technology sector is widely acknowledged as one of the fastest growing areas of the economy, with Prime Minister Theresa May ... Read more
June 21, 2024
In the current economic climate, it’s still surprising that more businesses don’t explore all of the tax incentives available to help lighten the burden by either reducing tax payable and or if applicable, securing a tax repayment.On Company Connecting we have more than 4,400 IT and telecoms companies, it’s likely that at least 50% of ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Last week Company Connecting provided information on 2425 companies registered between October 2014 and June 2017. The research established that only 11% of the registered companies were ‘real’ i.e. had a web presence. Almost 30% were already dissolved or dormant, and at least 20% were companies for contractors. It was evident that the number of tech ... Read more
June 21, 2024
IntroductionCompany Connecting works continually to ensure that the data it holds on IT and Telecoms companies is relevant and up to date. This means Company Connecting constantly adds new companies and checks periodically for dissolved and dormant companies.  In its recent research Company Connecting noticed a surge in the creation of IT and Telecoms companies in ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Company Connecting has completed the work identifying the Scottish IT and telecoms companies dissolved between October 2014 and January 2018.  We have retained the information on our database as it provides interesting insights into the type and skills of companies that are dissolved. A few are taken over or merge with other companies but the ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Company Connecting had several responses to a statistic we published on Linkedin on IT and telecoms companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise area. We received comments and queries about the information we hold.This latest infographic looks at different aspects of the 163 IT and telecoms companies in the HIE area, including a number of ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Over the past few years, Laurent Mélin-Quinn has built and maintained a list of business and technology events in Scotland. His research contains loads of information i.e. the event title, date, skills, location and sector, from 2016 to 2018. He has very kindly passed this information onto Company Connecting, to continue to develop and publicise ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Company Connecting is researching companies in the North East of England, and companies in the area have registered and updated their Company Connecting profiles. The North East of England is one of the 9 official regions of England and covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and part of North Yorkshire. We have used the ... Read more
June 21, 2024
The 2018 IT Companies Infographic of skills, sectors, size and location Company Connecting has details of 4,400 IT and telecoms companies, 2,700 of which are in Scotland. The remainder are spread across the UK, with pockets in Cambridgeshire and the North East of England. We also have companies in other countries – the main hotspot ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Making a Difference. What does it mean to you? This is the first article in the Company Connecting ‘Making a Difference’ series. A few years ago we worked with Claire Kinloch and her team at Genoa Black to define our product line and some aspects of the company strategy. Claire, took us through a process ... Read more