Optimise your R&D tax credit claim


Our software platform and R&D tax specialists make it quicker and more efficient to build a successful R&D tax credit claim.


  • Spend less time collecting data and emailing spreadsheets.
  • Have your claim professionally benchmarked and optimised.
  • Enjoy end-to-end service – for max of 5% of your claim value.

Trusted by over 900 of the UK’s most innovative companies

Why companies choose us

Traditional advisors charge high fees as they spend lots of time doing low-value data collection at their convenience. Our combination of the best claims advice with technical know-how gets you better results, and a more convenient service, at a lower price.


Intelligent online data collection 24/7
Avg 2-3 claims submitted daily
Ex-HMRC inspectors reviewing claims
Import past data automatically
No lock-in contracts

5% of credit or less

Traditional advisors

Time consuming interviews & phone calls
Success rates vary wildly
Mixed levels of expertise
Manually cross-check past claims
Multiple year lock-in contracts

10-33% of credit

Case studies

Gideon Overton

CEO 2020 Data Lab


Excellent Value for Money

"Whilst there is a level of self service, EmpowerRD staff were incredibly helpful throughout. Their portal is user friendly and their industry knowledge second to none. My R&D tax credit was paid out at 100%."

Chris O'Sullivan

CTO Lexoo


Makes It Practically Painless!

"I've gone through the R&D process 4 times, and this was by far the easiest way to submit. They were great every step of the way - and the way the platform works made creating an R&D tax credits proposal very easy."

George Chalmers

CEO Migrate


Fantastic Service

"This is not just a platform that they leave you to work through on your own, as I feared. The team are on top of everything and really helpful. Whole process took no time at all and was very painless."

Radical Pricing, No Compromises

“EmpowerRD make it easier and cheaper
for companies to claim R&D tax credits”

The Times

The new standard for processing
R&D claims

Meet your advisor
R&D expenditure identified during initial assessment with your EmpowerRD advisor.

Our smart platform
Imports past claims data and tailors feedback on the project narratives as you enter them.

No stone unturned
All claims checked by our senior R&D tax credit specialists.

End-to-end support
Report submission and HMRC enquiries handled at no extra cost.

"We started EmpowerRD because we saw that many advisors were mystifying the process and overcharging for their service."

Harinder Sandhu, CEO and Founder EmpowerRD
Member of HMRC’s R&D Consultative Committee

Faster claims and payouts

Our use of technology and financing allows us to deliver your R&D tax credit faster than any other provider. Our fastest claim & payout to date: 6 days 2 hours.

Import claims

Import claim

Automatically use past claim data to speed up this year's submission.

Analyse accounts

Analyse accounts

Pull in your R&D costs from your accounting software.


Instant funding

Instant funding

R&D Advance Funding lets you access funds up to 6 months before you file your claim.


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