Sarah Collins

Technical Director, RIFT R&D Tax Credits

Sarah joined RIFT in 2015 as a Senior Consultant specialising in the construction sector, becoming Head of Department in 2016. Sarah is a registered PRINCE2 practitioner and a qualified teacher. Seven years of experience within the public sector enabled her to readily identify potential tax credit opportunities for clients. Combining her knowledge of government, HMRC and industry, Sarah is able to fluently translate the implications of practical on-site work into a successful claim.

Session Details

R&D in The Construction Industry

10:30 - 11:00, Brunel Room
Sarah will explore how R&D Tax Credits can support innovation within the construction industry through the whole supply chain from the initial design process, through the entire build, onto the final fit out and even the landscaping. This session will look at how "innovation” is identified and what aspects of every day activity can be included in a claim. If you have heard about R&D Tax Relief but don’t know whether you should be claiming, come along to this session and we will explain who the scheme is for and how it relates to the Construction Industry.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Where does R&D fit within the construction sector - should what I do day to day really be considered R&D? 
  • Gain a better understanding of what you could or should be claiming for
  • Understand the impact of upcoming changes to the scheme

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9.00am - 4.00pm

Networking Breakfast:
7.30am - 9.00am

Gala Dinner:
Reception 5.00pm
Dinner served 6.30pm

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