A leading Welsh firm of Chartered accountants has advised inventor, Grant Sinclair, to accelerate his company’s growth and help build solid foundations for future development.
Grant Sinclair Design Ltd was founded in 2016 by Grant Sinclair for the sole purpose of marketing his own inventions. Following in his uncle, Sir Clive Sinclair’s footsteps, Grant has a wealth of experience within the technology industry and a natural flair for creating innovative hit products.
Grant Sinclair, CEO of Grant Sinclair Design Ltd said:
“We have established Grant Sinclair Design Ltd operating from Barclays Eagle Lab Cardiff to develop self-build hardware for the global gamer, maker and education communities together with AI focused hardware suitable for autonomous vehicles and smart home development.
“Our POCO™ – Pocket Raspberry Pi Gaming Kit has been fully developed in South Wales and uses the Raspberry Pi® Zero which is made at Sony Wales. Pilot manufacturing for POCO™ is in Wales in advance of us starting additional manufacturing in the Far East.”
“We are supported by the Welsh Assembly Government’s AGP programme for High Growth businesses and have benefited enormously from the additional expert support from BPU Accountants, Cardiff.”
Based in South Wales, BPU Accountants has offices in Cardiff Gate and Llantwit Major. BPU is a 37 strong team with over 50 years trading experience, with clients ranging from individuals to large organisations and international businesses.
Following the formation of the Welsh start-up, the Cardiff based accountants have helped Sinclair source VAT funding via research and development tax reliefs.
“Working with BPU on applying for R&D Tax Credits has allowed us a valuable source of cash to reinvest in our innovative product roadmap, accelerating our company growth and helping us build solid foundations for future expansion. BPUs actionable foresight smoothly interprets our ideas into an application HMRC understands.'
With a workforce of 5 directors and 35 members of staff the tax department of BPU Accountants advises both corporate and personal clients in the private, public and charity sectors with one aim of helping clients increase their wealth and achieve their business goals.
Ten BPU staff are currently studying for qualifications through various training schemes. BPU believes in training the accountants and tax advisors of the future and growing a strong technical team. The recent expansion has proved invaluable to the growing BPU team, and they are looking to grow their tax department.
Director of BPU Accountants, Martin Knight commented:
“We are proud to have provided Grant Sinclair Design Ltd with our specialist tax advice. This is a fantastic business that above anything, delivers technology that is radically evolving. The team and management at BPU are passionate about going the extra mile to give clients quality service, and that’s why they remain with us throughout their growth.”
“We are more than just accountants and offer a wide range of services to help businesses and individuals unleash their business potential. This has been an exciting year for all involved and we aim to continue this success.”