R&D reinvented: Unlocking the power of innovation in the tech sector – Part Two

Research & Development webinar

On behalf of our Research and Development (R&D) tax specialist team, we are pleased to invite you to our informative tax webinar that promises to reshape your approach to R&D tax relief. This webinar will be hosted by Gravita Tax Consultant, Tim Palmer. Our presenters will be Gravita Corporate Tax Director, Kate Greenhough, and Gravita […]

MBOs, MBIs & EOTs: The benefits, pitfalls and choosing the right route to succession


Choosing the right succession planning route is an area that all business owners think about regularly, throughout the business lifecycle; it is never too early, but can sometimes be too late to plan for exit efficiently.  In reality, it’s not just business owners and board members who lie awake at night considering the options, it’s […]

Cyber Awareness Month: Why it’s important for your business

Cyber Awareness Month

Written by Head of Gravita’s Technology Sector, Ben Chernoff Ever since 2004, October has been named as Cyber Awareness month. It’s a month designed to highlight the importance of the risks to businesses and how best to protect themselves. But with big changes in recent years, this year feels more important than ever to make […]

UK employee share schemes: Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI)


Written by Tax Partner, Michaela Lamb Whilst there are many ways of incentivising and retaining key employees, the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme remains one of the most tax efficient ways to do this because of the very generous tax reliefs associated with the scheme. In addition, these schemes are entirely flexible and gives the […]

An employee’s guide to RSUs and Stock Options


Written by Tax Partner, Michaela Lamb More and more employers in the Tech sector are offering Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) or Stock Options to their employees.  These have been popular with US companies for a long time, and so those working for global companies, and those who are working remotely for US/Canadian businesses are finding […]

Is it time to embrace AI to transform your business?

benefits of ai

Written by Tech Partner, Ben Chernoff Is it time to embrace AI to transform your business? It’s clear AI is not going away. And while there’s a lot of fear about what AI could do in the wrong hands, it also brings a lot of opportunity for good. It has the potential to drive economic […]

Mitigating some risks with SEIS and EIS tax investment schemes

SEIS and EIS Tax investment schemes

Written by Tax Partner, Parminder Chattha The SEIS (Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme) and EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme) schemes provide valuable tax incentives for investors who subscribe to shares in particular companies. These reliefs make fundraising for newer and smaller companies much easier as the investor’s downside risk is mitigated and upside benefit is exempt from […]

Navigating through some R&D tax complexities

Written by Tax Partner, Parminder Chattha . It is common knowledge amongst the industry that HMRC are focusing on R&D tax credit claims, with a significant increase in enquiries. Historically, claims would be enquired into before any payment was made to the claimant company, which most would agree is a sensible approach. Nevertheless, the enquiry […]

Taxation of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)


Written by Tax Partner, Michaela Lamb Restricted Stock Units, better known as RSUs, are an increasingly popular form of incentivisation offered to employees. These are a kind of employee share option scheme and are most commonly being offered by multinational tech companies, but are also offered by some banks and other smaller companies, albeit sometimes […]