Tax breaks for growing businesses including capital allowances and share schemes

Tuesday 19th November 2024


3 CPD Hours

120 Days Access

Course outline

Many businesses are still struggling to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic and the cost of living crisis has slowed the economy.   Businesses will need to take advantage of the available tax breaks to help them grow.  This course will provide a broad understanding of the various tax reliefs available to growing businesses.

As well as a good business idea successful businesses will need equipment, be able to attract and retain good people, and a source of finance to help them expand. There are generous tax breaks that can help with this crucial growth and recovery phase.

Who should attend

Partners and professional staff, with either advisory or tax compliance responsibilities, who have clients looking to grow their business and take advantage of the tax breaks available. The course would also be beneficial to those working as accountants in businesses looking to expand.

Provisional Course content 

  • Maximising tax relief for capital expenditure
  • Tax relief for goodwill and intangibles
  • An overview of research and development tax relief
  • An overview of the “patent box” which provides a lower rate of tax on patent income
  • Tax efficient sources of finance, including EIS and Seed EIS
  • Attracting and retaining key staff using EMI and other share schemes

Course speaker

This course is presented by: Ros Martin

Ros Martin is a consultant and lecturer covering all aspects of direct tax and Stamp Duty Land Tax. She was an Inland Revenue fully trained Inspector until 2000 having worked in the Large Business Office as well as in the local district network.  She left to become a consultant advising on tax planning for businesses and individuals as well as dealing with full and aspect enquiry work. She has since branched out to include lecturing in her business. The consultancy work gives Ros a particular opportunity to understand the key issues of concern for such professionals and consider the practical aspects of the application of legislation.

How long is this course?

One day – from 9.30am - 12:30pm

Course location and cost

Our high-quality programmes are delivered virtually and face-to-face for your convenience.


Non-members - £145 + VAT

Online members - £108 + VAT

Full members – FREE


Live via webcast

Non-members - £145 + VAT

Online members - FREE

Full members – FREE

If you would like to find out about accessing cost-effective training for you and your team through our membership programme, you can learn more here.

Recording of live sessions: A recording will be available 2-3 days after the course and will automatically be sent to those who attended the live online webcast.  The recording will also be available upon request for venue attendees.