WS Atkins

R&D tax and expenditure credits: an emerging issue under IFRS

This report addresses accounting for the new research and development (R&D) expenditure credit (RDEC) available from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the responsible tax authority in the United Kingdom, the previous UK scheme still in force for some companies and a similar scheme in Europe.

WS Atkins plc Period End 31 March 2008

WS Atkins Annual Report 2008

Discontinued operations contribute 31.4% of profit for the year
UK business service company WS Atkins discontinues the majority of its equity investment businesses, including two joint ventures, and reports a £31.4 million gain that represents 31.4% of profit.