BC&A and R&D join Shaping Portsmouth

We are pleased to announce two new Associate partners have joined Shaping Portsmouth, sister companies BC&A Chartered Accountants and R&D Tax Services.

BC&A is a connected practice of chartered management accountants and tax advisors servicing a multitude of client needs.
Providing proactive accounting solutions at all stages of the business lifecycle for companies in multiple sectors, they listen and work closely with their clients facilitating an advisory approach.

R&D Tax Services help innovative UK businesses understand HMRC’s ‘Research & Development Tax Relief’ scheme and create robust, defensible and maximised R&D claims. Their team is a mixture of accountants, technical experts and industry specialists, ideally placed to ensure you get the tax relief you’re entitled to.

Suganthan Vetharajah, Managing Director of R&D Tax Services, said “Community is important to the team here at R&D Tax Services. The lion’s share of our team live and work in Portsmouth. This is our home. We’ve made it our business to, wherever possible, support Portsmouth in becoming a hub for innovation and business success. Shaping Portsmouth recognise the importance of innovation here in Portsmouth and through a range of inspiring programmes in business support, education and community outreach, help the people of Portsmouth have the best chance of success possible in everything they do. We’re joining Shaping Portsmouth to facilitate their ongoing work supporting the people of Pompey. It is our pleasure to be able to do so. Shaping Portsmouth, keep up the great work.”

Tahir Ahmed, Founder and CEO of BC&A, said “We decided to partner with Shaping Portsmouth so that we can give something back to our local community, and give small businesses and start-ups much-needed help in accounting, tax and business planning. We are really excited to work together with Shaping Portsmouth and SMEs.”

Sam McGrath said “We are always so grateful for new partnerships who want to give back to our city, in particular, R&D Tax Services & BC&A Accountants are very keen to support our business programmes moving forward, especially the Start Up & Thrive programme. This specific programme will evolve moving forward and with partners such as these companies, we can offer start ups, small, and medium size businesses free tools and services to educate them on how to keep their business sustainable and keep thriving. A huge welcome from the Shaping team.”