Supporting Construction Businesses

Construction Sector Statistics

In 2016-17 there were 1,140 claims totalling £55M through the SME scheme supporting Construction businesses. In addition to these, there were 160 claims totalling £25 through the RDEC (Large Company) scheme and a further 6 claims totalling under £5M from SMEs claiming thorough the RDEC scheme*.

* SMEs may claim through the RDEC scheme where they have activities which are not eligible for the SME scheme. This may include R&D subcontract work for large businesses, and projects / activities which are grant funded.

1,365 claims made in 2016-17

Average Claim Value = £58,608

Total amount paid by HMRC = £80M

Typical projects supporting Construction businesses may include designs to address challenging issues for bespoke designs, new ways of integrating smart structures in buildings, and technical processes to make your operations more productive.

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