Friends of Fintech – Including LimestoneGrey, Recruit 121, Capital Law & More

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Welcome to a special edition of the FinTech Five this week as we take a closer look at five of our fantastic Friend Members who continue to generously share their time and knowledge with the Welsh FinTech community.

1.LimestoneGrey – R&D Tax Credit Specialists



First this week, we recognise LimestoneGrey, a Cardiff based consultancy specialising exclusively in R&D tax credits. Applying their vast knowledge of tax legislation, HRMC practice, and cross-sector experience, LimestoneGrey produce comprehensive and effective tax credit claims that are fully optimised for your business’ size, structure, and industry.

This ability to cut through the maze of tax legislation is of particular benefit to the FinTech community, which rely on innovation and technological advances within their sector to thrive. It is, therefore, no surprise that R&D tax credits have continued to play a crucial role in supporting, scaling and accelerating projects across the FinTech landscape.

Discover more about the latest changes on the horizon to R&D tax credits and what LimestoneGrey are doing to navigate these for the benefit of the Fintech community on the FinTech Wales website or on the Limestone Grey website here.

2.Recruit 121 – Financial Recruitment Specialists

Next, we have Recruit 121, who, since the group’s foundation in 2000, have used their industry expertise, experience and unique approach, which has meant they’ve become a trusted recruitment and training partner to both the Welsh and international FinTech community.

Recruit 121 Finance & FinTech, pride themselves on providing a professional and consultative approach to the recruitment of Finance (from part-qualified to C-Suite), FinTech (from Jr tech roles to C-Suite) attracting and introducing the most talented professionals, whilst operating in a friendly, highly ethical, and transparent environment.

For robust recruitment solutions for financial technology and services industries, visit the Recruit 121 website, where you’ll also find a regular stream of insightful articles and advice on navigating the industry’s ever-changing financial recruitment sector.

3.Big Blue Adventures – Stunning Corporate Retreats Around Wales

Big Blue Adventures is a group adventure travel company based in Wales. Established in 2016, the company, which began by running local trips, are now organising breathtaking adventure experiences as far afield as Portugal.

Their exciting corporate retreats are set in scenic locations such as Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia and the Gower and include everything you need from group accommodation and transfers to food & drink. Big Blue Adventures even facilitate any important offsite meetings and events during the excursion to maximise the experience for all.

Discover more about Big Blue Adventures’ various corporate retreat packages and the importance of finding time for nature in a remote working world on their website.

4.Capital Law – Award Winning Commercial Lawyers

From their base in Wales, Capital Law work nationally and internationally with businesses of all sizes – from large corporations to those just starting up – across the private, public, and third sectors.

Their lawyers provide all the legal services you need to run your business smoothly, including extensive experience within the banking and financial sector.

Their strong reputation in banking and Finance includes successes advising on ambitious transactions and negotiating complex funding structures, both in the UK and across borders. Capital Law also works closely with their sister consultancy business, Capital People, which specialises in organisational development, human resources and health & safety.

For more information on the outstanding work that Capital Law do in the banking and financial sector and on behalf of their clients, visit their website here.

5.VARGO Group – High-Level Recruitment and Restructuring

Vargo Group is a dynamic Cardiff based recruitment agency offering permanent & interim resource solutions to start-ups, scale-ups and enterprise organisations.

Their multi-disciplinary team are experts in recruiting board-level, management, and executive professionals and specialise in Transformational Change Projects, Strategic Reviews and Restructuring.

Find out more about the high-level recruitment solutions and restructuring projects carried out by this leading Welsh agency by visiting the Vargo Group website here.

Until Next Time

That’s it for this month’s Friends of FinTech Five. For more information on any of our Friend Members, visit our members directory and discover what’s new from the organisations helping the financial technology community to succeed throughout the region.