R&D Tax Credit Specialists: Start Your Claim Here

Maximise your tax credit award

Hamilton Wood & Company is the premier partner to some of the UK's most innovative companies. We deliver safe and robust R&D claims to propel your ongoing evolution. We are trusted across the land for our leading technical firepower.

Through partnering with Hamilton Wood and Company, your claim will be managed by our 6x award-winning team including specialists on HMRC's R&D committee and UK Research and Innovations (UKRI) Peer Review College. We will simplify the claims process saving you time and money. Once we have the initial detail, our R&D Tax Credit Specialists will expertly manage your claim. Save more time and worry less safe in the knowledge your claim is being handled by our professionals.

Let's talk about your potential R&D claim?

Whether you've been conducting business as normal, or trying to develop the next big thing in your industry, we'd love to talk. 

Reasons to trust Hamilton Wood and Company

6x Award Winners

We have won a number of prestigious awards over the years.  We are extremely proud of the awards we have achieved.  Our awards recognise our commitment to delivering unrivaled value at a fair price, along with delivering best in class services for our clients.

We Deliver Results

Year-on-year we deliver safe and robust R&D claims for our clients. Our expert assessment means that we can quickly hone in on the particular merits of a claim. We will present your R&D tax credit claim in the best light possible and provide ongoing after care.

Leading Expertise

We are proud that our senior analyst resides on HMRC's consultation committee for R&D. This means we actively help guide legislation and policy in the UK. Our Managing Director is honored to be a fellow of UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) Peer Review College.

Our R&D Tax claims process

Step 1: Initial Assessment Call

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Your personal claims handler will contact you to discuss the work your company has undertaken. This is a great time to learn more about the work you do  You'd be surprised what can come to light in this initial call. Our R&D expert will work to understand your business and quickly identify the various elements of your claim.

Our specialists will quickly ascertain if a claim is possible.  Our team of tax advisors and industry experts will take the headache out of successfully claiming R&D to support your business growth needs.

Step 2: Technical Call

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Our industry leading experts with detailed sector knowledge will methodically reveal the full depth of your claim. Following on from the Assessment Call, our specialists will liaise directly with your senior project, finance and technical teams to gather the information we need in preparing your claim.

All too often we see businesses that could claim, get lost in the process. Want to speed up the claims process? Let our experts take the headache out of the claims process for you.

Step 3: Distillation and R&D Tax Claim Preparation

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Through the conversations so far, and the supporting info gathered we are now in a strong position to distill and prepare your claims narrative that underpins the R&D report. Don't worry, our team will do this on your behalf to ensure a safe and robust claim is prepared for HMRC.

We work to an award-winning process trusted and accepted by HMRC. It is important for your Company to have peace-of-mind with any R&D claim. Through our established process, we will ensure that your claim is presented in the best light possible along with all supporting info to ensure a safe and robust claim.

Step 4: Claim Approval and submission


When our technical specialists have carefully prepared your initial draft R&D report, we will share this report with your team for any last minute additions or revisions. We will then prepare the final R&D report and work with your senior team to make the required amendments to your Corporation Tax Return (CT600) or we will be happy to work with your accountants to do the same.

Many businesses may not realise their day-to-day, or routine work may in fact constitute qualifying R&D.It is important to understand what qualifies and why. As part of our R&D claims process our team will discuss the various elements of your claim and communicate the sentient points throughout. we're always on-hand to assist you. Have the confidence that your claim has been meticulously prepared to support your ongoing success.

Step 5: Direct Dealing with HMRC

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Gain additional peace-of-mind safe in the knowledge we provide ongoing support with your R&D claim for two years after the claim has been filed.  We will liaise directly with HMRC after your claim has been submitted to minimise any unnecessary delays in the HMRC award being made. If there is an industry 'spot-check' by HMRC, we will liaise directly with HMRC on your behalf.

Are you losing sight of your claim and worried you may not turn it around in time? With HMRC conducting more and more investigation it is important that you have the confidence your claim has been prepared correctly. If you need help and support preparing your claim it pays dividends to partner with industry specialists familiar in working with HMRC. We work to understand your business and the work you have been doing and we understand what HMRC are looking for when assessing a claim.

Step 6: HRMC R&D Award received - now to reinvest

What are R&D Tax Credits

From their inception, the R&D incentive was designed to reward your business for its' investment in pursuing innovation.  Your successful R&D award will reduce your Corporation Tax bill or trigger a cash award paid directly into your bank account.  A successful R&D award will help support the development of your next BIG IDEA.  When combined with other forms of business funding like our small business loans, strategic research and development can help catapult your companies growth and evolution supporting jobs and the wider economy.

Our team act as an extension of your company. We make sure that when it comes to helping strengthen your bottom line, we do all that we can to safely maximise the potential of your claim.  We work to ensure that R&D becomes an integral part of your business processes to support your continued pursuit of innovation and to make sure you receive the awards for doing so.

Three strategic services to strengthen your business...

R&D Tax Credit Specialists

We provide a fully managed end-to-end claims process. After the initial information is gathered, we can process your claim safely and swiftly. When it comes to claiming R&D tax credits we make the process simple and effective.

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In our humble opinion, we provide access to some of the UK's best small business loans. With competative APR's and low arrangement fees, you'll be glad you're partnered with Hamilton Wood and Company's finance team.

Capital Allowances

If you have recently purchased or disposed of a commercial property there many be a hidden benefit yet to be claimed. Our experts can quickly identify if there is any benefit waiting to be claimed. Contact us for more information.