Jumpstart and Halton Chamber of Commerce announce sponsorship deal




R&D (research and development) tax relief specialist Jumpstart and Halton Chamber of Commerce have agreed a sponsorship deal aimed at helping science and manufacturing companies in the Runcorn and Widnes area maximise their investment in innovation. Jumpstart will sponsor activities within the Halton Science & Manufacturing Cluster including events, factory tours and peer to peer roundtable discussions.

Jumpstart’s North West of England team will apply its expertise in the science and manufacturing sectors, working closely with Halton Chamber of Commerce and its 300 member companies to advise on the benefits of R&D tax credits and how they can be successfully applied for when incurring expenditure for eligible research and development activities. 

Halton Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership organisation which upholds the economic interests of the Runcorn and Widnes area by promoting business to business networking, encouraging inter-trading and providing a united voice for business.

Jumpstart’s North West of England Business Development Manager, Russell McGrath said: “We are very pleased to announce this sponsorship deal to support Halton Chamber of Commerce with the promotion of the Halton Science & Manufacturing Cluster. The chamber is an organisation with more than 300 members and contact with nearly half of all companies within the Runcorn and Widnes area, a high proportion of which fall into the Science and Manufacturing sectors. We look forward to tapping into the Chamber’s wider network and adding value to their stakeholder companies through our experience and knowledge of the R&D tax credit regime.”

Peter Cook, Chair of the Science and Manufacturing Cluster at Halton Chamber of Commerce said: “Ensuring our members get access to the best specialist business advice is always a key focus. We have many innovative companies within our local area that are aspiring and investing to be world-class in what they do. With Jumpstart’s support we can help more businesses receive up to date information and attend specialist sector events as well as access high quality tax relief which can reduce the financial impact and encourage a higher level of investment in innovation.”


About Jumpstart

Based in Edinburgh and operating across the UK, Jumpstart is a R&D tax relief specialist which has been responsible for securing its clients millions of pounds in benefits. The company’s Technical Analysts are not only industry sector experts, but equally knowledgeable when it comes to the scheme legislation. For those businesses which are eligible for R&D tax relief, there is no one better equipped than Jumpstart to find it for them.


About Halton Chamber’s Science and Manufacturing Cluster

The Science and Manufacturing Cluster focuses on supporting all organisations actively involved in science and manufacturing sectors.  Regular, free of charge events provide up to date information and access to specialist expertise and factory visits provide organisations with a unique opportunity to see behind the factory gates and learn about operational best practice, and the latest innovative techniques whilst encouraging collaboration and peer learning.

This network is open to all Halton Chamber members and those currently working in the science and manufacturing sectors.  More information about forthcoming events is available on our web site www.haltonchamber.co.uk

17th January 2019

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