Our Specialists Help Businesses in Leeds Safely Optimise Their R&D Tax Credit Claims

We have a proven track-record of delivering robust R&D claims. We're  trusted by HMRC and help our clients businesses safely optimise their true R&D tax award.

With leading expertise, you'll be glad we take the headache out of R&D claims in Leeds.

Multi-award-winners - Hamilton Wood and Company-01

We're well known for helping businesses like yours safely claim R&D tax credits.  We're at the cutting-edge of UK innovation.  Our senior claims analysts resides on HMRC's consultation committee for R&D, and our Managing Director is proud to be a fellow of UK Research and Innovations' (UKRI's) peer review college.

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What our customers are saying

We found the process fast and we were really impressed with the end results. Will recommend.

M. Sanders

Director

We have an established relationship with Hamilton Wood & Co.  We don't specialise in R&D so partnering with them made perfect sense for us and our clients.

C. Mallas

Accountant

We work in a fast paced environment where everybody is 'hands on deck.' I was pleased with the support from Chris and the time I saved. I was impressed with sum we secured, thanks!

June Dawson

Designer

Our Simple Claims Process

1. Complimentary R&D Health check

Our specialists will quickly identify if a claim is possible.  We will cover work undertaken by your business over the last few years to identify any eligible projects.

2. Authorize Our R&D Experts

Should we feel a claim could be possible, the next step is to authorize our specialists to act on your behalf.  We will quickly distil all relevant information in relation to your claim.

3. Prepare Technical Narrative

After just a few quick phone calls taking a maximum of 2 to 3 hours over a 6 to 12 week process, we will have prepared a final case file ready for submission to HMRC. We will make sure to cover all information necessary to present your case in the best light possible.

4. Submission and Finalization

Our experts will file your claim and liaise with HMRC to ensure that all queries in relation to your claim are handled effectively until the claim is approved.  When successful, we will help generate significant benefit for your Company.  An average award is now worth between £45k to £54k depending on your industry. 

Why choose us?

Award-Winning R&D Tax Credit Claims 

"I was initially sceptical that we we're doing any R&D.  I had visions of needing to be a large scale pharma company and couldn't see where our work would qualify. Thankfully we were introduced to Chris at Hamilton Wood and after a brief discussion, we were able to pin-point areas that formed the basis of our claim.  Thank you!"

C.Taylor
Technical Director
LEADING EXPERTISE

Snr. Analyst on HMRC's R&D legislative panel

AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF UK INNOVATION

Director is a fellow of UKRI's Peer Review college

VAST SUMS SAFELY RECOVERED

We have recovered hundreds of thousands for our customers, safely, and quickly.

fully managed, streamlined process

Fully managed, end-to-end process robust R&D claims with full support.

Expert Advice & Support

Hamilton Wood & Company are a leading provider of professional R&D claims services for SME’s and larger companies throughout the United Kingdom. Our R&D tax specialists take the pain out of claiming research and development tax relief for UK businesses.

R&D tax credits are a powerful government incentive first introduced in 2000, that is designed to encourage companies to invest in seeking innovation or to improve their products and services.

Successful R&D tax claims can deliver a substantial funds to your business that are often worth tens-of-thousands of pounds back for you.

A quick call with one of our expert R&D consultants will help uncover if there are any eligible projects and costs that can be recovered by your business.

Recover an average £45-54k

Ongoing support with complex R&D tax claims.

"Our industry had a 'spot check' by HMRC. Naturally, I was very worried.  I can't thank the team at Hamilton Wood & Co. enough.  They dealt with HMRC directly and  I must say I was impressed with the speed and efficiency that the matter was dealt with. Our claim was approved and we were delighted with the support from Chris at Hamilton Wood throughout.  I couldn't have done it on my own."

N.Burgess
Product Lead

Fast and efficient R&D claims process.

"As a business owner, I very rarely get a spare moment.  I was encouraged to talk to Simon at Hamilton Wood and Co. to see if the improvements to our back-office functions and processes might qualify.  After a quick conversation by phone I was assured that whilst not all my activities did qualify, that some of them did and we could move forward on them. I was involved for less than 2hrs over a 12 week period and got a playout in no time at all."  

J. Martins
Managing Director

Faq.

CAN CHARITIES CLAIM AND SOLE TRADERS CLAIM?

No. Charities, universities, sole traders nor partnerships are able to claim R&D Tax Credits. The business claiming must be a corporate, liable to UK corporation tax. This can include group structured companies and businesses with operations in other countries.

MY PROJECT FAILED, CAN I STILL CLAIM?

Potentially, yes.  While the overall success of the project is irrelevant in terms of making a claim, what does matter is that the project qualifies for this type of relief. If you are unsure if your project qualifies, call one of our team today and we will be able to help you.

MY COMPANY IS MAKING A LOSS, CAN I STILL CLAIM R&d?

For loss making Companies, the benefit of the scheme is even more generous which can be a big help when trying to grow your business.  For loss making companies, any eligible R&D tax sums can be surrendered that will trigger an almost immediate payment for your business.

WHICH OF MY PROJECTS QUALIFY FOR AN R&D TAX CLAIM?

It is important that each project is professionally assessed on its' own merits to see if there are recoverable expenditures. The project should be developing a new or appreciably improved process, or product, where the way forward wasn't certain.

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