R&D Tax Credits: Reward your innovation and help your business to grow

Are you claiming valuable R&D Tax Relief? With more than 12 years R&D experience and unrivalled tax and technical expertise, Leyton is ideally positioned to unlock potential value within your business. The benefit received can be reinvested in accelerating current or upcoming projects, used to hire new staff or support your overall growth.

Receive up to 33% of your R&D costs in tax credits

Are you developing a new process, a product or service, or perhaps improving an existing one? The R&D Tax Credit scheme is an important government incentive which rewards companies of all sizes that work on innovative projects. Tax Credits provide an often vital cash injection for businesses and to date, Leyton UK has helped thousands of clients successfully claim more than £900m in R&D tax relief.

Find out how much you can claim

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          Our Key Figures

          No. of UK businesses supported

          6 258

          Average benefit per client (£)

          49 000

          % of UK claims submitted by Leyton


          Does my business qualify?

          • This scheme can be used by any organisation which is liable for corporation tax in the UK and meets the necessary criteria.
          • Businesses carrying out research and development work are present in almost every sector, from software development and food production to construction and agriculture.
          • Qualifying activity can occur in businesses of any size
          • Your project(s) will need to have: identified an advance in science and technology, had to overcome uncertainty and tried to overcome this uncertainty, and couldn’t be easily worked out by a competent professional in the field.

          Our process


            Consultancy team introduction and key claim stakeholder identification. Basic R&D eligibility assessment and delivery timeline agreed.

            Financial Discovery

            Introduction to expenditure categories, R&D project expenditure data provision, financial document provision.

            Technical Scoping

            Review and discussion of all eligible projects, selection of key project(s) for claim substantiation (case study).

            Financial Discovery

            Introduction to expenditure categories, R&D project expenditure data provision, financial document provision.

            Claim Package

            Compilation of technical and financial documentation, internal quality audit and resolution of queries.


            Final documentation sign-off, tax benefit option agreement, detailed submission guidance and additional submission support.

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          Qualifying activity in your industry

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          Does your business look for innovative solutions to manufacturing challenges?

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          The engineering sector is constantly working to solve complex problems and improve existing systems.

          Health & Pharmaceuticals
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          Are you maximising your claims potential of your innovation?

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          Did you know that 70% of agricultural businesses are not claiming to their full potential?

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          Are you finding innovative solutions to construction challenges?

          Financial Services
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          Many Financial Services providers are increasing their R&D spend in software and technology.

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