R&D Expenditure Credit

As the UK’s leading specialist R&D Tax Consultancy, we are perfectly placed to ensure your RDEC claim is maximised, with minimum risk. Our dedicated Major Accounts team provides an end-to-end consultancy service designed for larger businesses, which can claim 13% back in tax relief on their qualifying R&D expenditure. We keep our clients up to date with the most recent industry changes, ensuring that they are both fully compliant, and also capture all qualifying expenditure.

Minimising risk and maximising RDEC value for large businesses

Leyton is the largest, independent R&D tax consultancy in Europe with the highest volume of R&D tax claims across the UK.
The benefit of working with a specialist R&D Tax consultancy when claiming Research & Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) is the peace of mind that all eligible costs will be included in your claim.
Leyton is a member of the HMRC consultative committee for R&D incentives. As a result we meet with the HMRC team overseeing R&D quarterly.
Our experienced technical consultants are educated to MSc/PhD level with 5+ years in industry.
Our expert technical and financial consultants work closely with your business to maximise the financial benefits realised from the scheme.
Large companies can claim a Research and Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) for working on R&D projects.
Eligible businesses can claim 13% back in tax relief on their qualifying R&D expenditure.

Our Experts

Dominic Landman

Head of Major Accounts

Elena Karadzhova

Head of Consulting

Our Solution

  • Increase efficiency – using our expert knowledge, we will efficiently review your existing R&D capturing process and input improvements to help maximise the value of your claim
  • Mitigate risk – from a compliance perspective, our wealth of tax expertise and close links with HMRC ensure you are consistently aligned with new tax legislation and regulations, mitigating the risk of an enquiry.
  • Improve your net financial benefit – Our team has a wealth of experience in maximising the potential value of claims, and our technical processes get under the skin of your business to undercover all possible areas which can be claimed for, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.

Our process


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

    Financial Discovery

    Exploration of expenditure categories, R&D project expenditure data provision, financial document provision.

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