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R&D in Storage

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How might a storage company benefit from R&D tax relief?

Welcome to the world of storage solutions, where innovation and efficiency meet. In today's dynamic business landscape, storage companies are continuously seeking ways to enhance their offerings and stay ahead of the competition. This is where Research and Development (R&D) plays a pivotal role. By investing in R&D efforts, storage companies can unlock a multitude of benefits that elevate their operations and cater to the evolving needs of their customers.

Some examples of projects and activities that could qualify for research and development tax relief include:

R&D efforts can focus on enhancing security measures within storage facilities. This may involve the development of state-of-the-art surveillance systems, access control technologies, biometric authentication and advanced tracking systems to ensure the safety and protection of stored goods.

R&D can help storage companies automate their operations and streamline processes. 

This may involve the development of smart storage systems, robotics, and automated retrieval mechanisms, leading to increased efficiency, faster handling of goods and reduced labour costs.

R&D allows storage companies to tailor their services to specific customer needs. By investing in research and development, companies can develop specialised storage solutions for various industries, such as temperature-controlled storage for perishable goods or specialised storage for sensitive equipment or documents.

Data Management and Analytics: R&D can help storage companies leverage data management and analytics to optimise their operations. 

By developing advanced tracking systems, inventory management software, and data analysis tools, companies can gain valuable insights into storage patterns, customer preferences, and demand forecasting, enabling them to make data-driven decisions.

R&D allows storage companies to develop innovative and advanced storage solutions. 

This may include the development of new storage technologies, materials, and designs that maximize space utilisation, enhance security measures, improve accessibility, and optimise storage processes.

R&D efforts can help storage companies stay compliant with industry regulations and standards. 

By investing in research and development, companies can develop storage systems and practices that meet safety, health, and quality requirements, ensuring they operate within legal frameworks and maintain industry certifications.

R&D enables storage companies to explore sustainable storage practices and eco-friendly solutions. 

This may include the development of energy-efficient facilities, utilisation of renewable energy sources, implementation of recycling programs and adoption of sustainable packaging materials, helping to minimise environmental impact.

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For larger companies we can support claim preparations under the RDEC (Research & Development Expenditure Credit) scheme, ensuring robust, defensible and maximised claims .

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