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How will your business be impacted by further R&D reforms?

In its Autumn Statement, the Government confirmed the merging of the Research and Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) scheme for large companies, and the Research and Development (R&D) scheme for small companies. The new scheme will take effect for accounting periods...

Flare Audio on a sound footing

MDHUB member Flare Audio is a disruptor in the sound technology sector. Millie Green talks to co-founder and co-CEO Davies Roberts about his work, and an exciting new product launch scheduled for 2024   Davies Roberts is an inventor. Naturally, this meant he turned...

Big Story: Donald Tusk

For many in the second half of the 20th Century, Poland was seen as a grey, put-upon patsy of the Soviet Union. Its primary purpose, the one that most suited its eastern monolith of a neighbour, was to act as a buffer between the ‘Imperialist West’ and the ‘Great...

New look improves experience and accessibility for train passengers

The new-look train station at London Gatwick opened to passengers in November, transforming the journey from train to plane, and giving passengers travelling between Brighton and London easier, faster, more reliable journeys   The revamped station provides a range...

Motoring: Alpine A110S

Alpine was founded in 1955 by Jean Rédélé, a young man with a passion for motorsport whose favourite playground – the Alps – inspired the name of his brand. And a quick note here, it is pronounced Al-peen not Al-pine. The company took off...

Travel: Morocco

On a whistle stop tour of Morocco, I touched down on the tarmac of Casablanca airport, after an efficient business class flight with Royal Air Maroc. I couldn’t stop my mind conjuring up the image of Humphrey Bogart, having waved goodbye to his one true love, ambling...

The NHS is killing the country

We are very spoilt as a country to have such a splendid health care system that is free at the point of need – it is the envy of many countries around the world – or was. Most countries now see it as unsustainable in the modern age, and this is a lesson UK governments...

Stormy weather can play havoc with your bird netting

October and early November 2023 have seen some horrendous storms across different parts of the UK, particularly in the South East. Because it’s usually fixed to the top of buildings and exposed areas, bird netting inevitably takes the brunt of any high winds. Facilities...

Rubix VT signs as principal partner of The Big Hoot art trail

Brighton-based telecoms company joins as a major sponsor of the Chichester and Arundel art event With more than 25 years of experience in telecoms services, Brighton-based business owner Nick Poyner knows a thing or two about making connections. Now, the managing director...

Dealing with potential challenges within family businesses

Family businesses are one of the most common business types in the UK. However, with a mix of personal and professional dynamics at play, they come with their own unique challenges. Below are some potential hurdles you may be faced with, as well as advice on how to prevent...

To B or not to B? That is the question

Having seen an increasing number of multinational corporations become B Corp certified, I’m being asked more regularly, should my business become a B Corp, or not? My response is that when I’ve either chosen to work with a client, join a business or start a...

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