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Your trusted R&D Tax Credits partner

Our team of qualified R&D experts work hard to develop an ambitious R&D strategy designed to drive your business forward and optimise the generous HMRC tax benefits available.

How much could you receive?

Select annual R&D spend



We estimate HMRC tax credit benefit could be up to


as a bank transfer or tax reduction of future profits.

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* This calculation serves as a maximum estimation for a loss making SME and will depend upon your annual expenditure and tax position. Average UK claim is £61K.

How do I qualify for the R&D tax credit initiative?

Any advance in science or technology may count as R&D. Most companies could qualify for this initiative without realising it. We develop proven R&D strategies that optimise your claim and more importantly, we do most of the work, so that you don’t have to.

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Employee costs

Employee costs can be claimed back, and this includes salary, Class 1 NI contributions, overtime and pension contributions – a significant amount for most businesses.

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You can claim back up to 65% of your subcontractor and agency costs, providing those individuals have no connection to your business. If they are connected, you may claim 100% of costs.

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Cost of materials and consumables used in your activities can be included, and a percentage of your utilities, including lighting, heating, electricity and water etc.

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You can even include the cost of any computer software/licensing used specifically for your R&D activities, regardless of whether they are specialist or not.

How to Claim

We implement a simple five step process to make your claim straightforward.

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Identify your R&D opportunities

Our simple proven five-step process carrying out 90% of the work for you secures the optimum financial R&D tax benefit.

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Get in touch

Our free exploratory conversation helps to identify the true value of your R&D opportunities.

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Eligibility evaluation

Our face to face onsite visit assesses qualifying R&D activities.

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Comprehensive reporting

We’ll prepare a comprehensive HMRC compliant report and bespoke R&D strategy.

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HMRC submission

We’ll prepare a claim for the optimum tax benefit ready for filing.

Sector and Industry Expertise

The Government’s support for R&D is available to most industry sectors. Our expertise comes from working closely with manufacturing and services clients from a range of sectors including: Manufacturing & Engineering • Construction • Technology & Software • Security & Communication • Mineral Products • Food Processing • Printing

Why choose us?

We build long-term relationships with our clients, supporting them as partners and gaining a thorough understanding of their business. We carry out 90% of the work which allows our clients to focus on growing their businesses.

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100% success rate

Our proven systems, processes, methodologies and know-how have been instrumental in us achieving a 100% success rate. This approach enables our clients to achieve greater financial benefits than they ever thought possible.

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£135m+ in claims

With hundreds of clients throughout the UK & Ireland and with 1000+ successful claims in excess of £135m+, you can be confident that we make a real difference where it’s needed most.

No Risk

A no-risk opportunity

Our fee structure is a contingency based model. Initial assessments are free of charge and all subsequent fees are a direct percentage of the benefit we secure for you.

Trusted Partner

A trusted partner

As a member of HMRC’s Research and Development Consultative Committee (RDCC), we stand behind every application. We’ll ensure your claim’s compliance is in order, for you to achieve a successful and optimised outcome.

The financial benefits are there – Momentum’s expert team can help you unlock them.

Partnering with specialists Momentum, who fully understand the complexities of R&D Tax Credits and carry out 90% of the work, has allowed us to maximise our benefit. This has enabled us to further innovate and expand into new markets.

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Mark O’Kane, Managing Director,

Marlborough Engineering

With an in-depth understanding of our business, Momentum has enabled us to take full advantage of the R&D Tax Credits initiative. Accessing a maximised cash benefit has allowed us to capitalise and minimise risk on future innovation projects.

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Lorraine Bell, Print Sales Director

GPS Colour Graphics Ltd

We didn't know the extent to which we were doing R&D. Momentum uncovered all the qualifying activities for us and with an optimum benefit we were able to set up an in-house R&D department focusing on new industry sectors.

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David McCullough, Managing Director