By Nigel Holmes, Head of R&D Technical Operations at Catax Certain .
The utility sector is holding its ground ahead of Brexit, recording .
The last 18 months have not been easy for businesses as mounting fears over .
Business investment in the UK mining sector has plummeted by .
Business investment in transportation and storage has plummeted by nearly a .
By Caroline Walton, Specialist Tax Consultant and Patent Box Lead at Catax. .
By Nigel Holmes, Head of R&D Technical Operations at Catax Whilst .
Nearlyeight in tenof companies in Leeds could be eligible for .
Research and development (R&D) expenditure rose by £1.6 billion to .
Construction and its partner industries architecture and engineering are .
Business investment in hotels and restaurants has dropped by more than 10% .