First time claiming R&D tax credits?

We help you every step of the way with your first claim, with a simple and reliable process that ensures your business receives the full value of credit due.

How it works

Check if you qualify

Speak with our first time claimer team to establish if you are likely to qualify to claim R&D tax credits.

You can also use our handy R&D calculator for an immediate estimate of how much your claim could be worth.

Industry leading guidance
Saving your team's time

Support every step of the way

Our expert advisors and intelligent online platform guide you through your claim, from easily uploading your costs to adding your project information.

No stone left unturned

Our specialist team review and submit your claim, ensuring that it’s fully maximised and risk-free.

We then monitor and track your claim’s progress with HMRC, and in the unlikely event that HMRC query your claim, we’ll handle all communication.

Stay ahead of the curve
Be in the know

Claim paid out

Funds are delivered straight into your account once the claim is processed!

“EmpowerRD is doing R&D claims the way everyone should be doing it. They absolutely exceeded our expectations and are now one of our long term partners.”
Ben Jeffries, CEO & Co-Founder, Influencer

Read the full case study here

Want to learn more about the R&D tax credit scheme?
Read our Introduction to R&D Tax Credits guide for new claimants, and find answers to all of your questions on our FAQ page.

      Why EmpowerRD?

A better experience, at a lower price

Our combination of the best claims advice and digitally supported process saves you time and money. We’ll never charge more than 5% of your credit.

Results you can trust

Since 2017, we’ve helped over 900 companies access over £100 million in funding.

Industry-leading guidance

Our claims team includes ex-HMRC inspectors and we are an active member of HMRC’s R&D Consultative Committee. We are also one of four advisors setting industry standards with the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Peace of mind

You pay nothing until your claim is successful. And, in the unlikely event that HMRC query your claim, we’ll handle all communication, with no additional fee.

Confidence in our service

We avoid multi-year lock-in contracts that are typical in the industry. With a 97% client retention rate, we’re confident that our service delivers.


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