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Over the last 14 years, our specialist team has recovered more than £510 million of tax benefits for companies across the UK in the areas of research and development (R&D), capital allowances, the Patent Box, grant funding, and land remediation relief.
Our host of innovation funding services supports your company throughout the innovation cycle, ensuring you make the most of the government funding available to you at each stage of your journey.
HMRC R&D Statistics 2023
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) releases annual statistics revealing how its research and development (R&D) tax relief scheme has been used by UK companies. Our experts analyse these statistics to spot trends in the scheme’s usage, so we can support as many companies as we can. The stats delve into average claim values, usage by sector, and regional data on both the number and value of claims.
We have picked out some of the more interesting insights and prepared analysis of our own, from the most recent statistics for the tax year 2021-2022. There is also a link to the source data for those who want a more in-depth look.
Keep an eye out for some useful digital guides coming soon!
Who Is Ryan?
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. The Firm provides an integrated suite of international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including cost management, compliance, consulting, technology and transformation, and innovation funding.
Achieving international recognition and market leadership through client service excellence, workplace innovation, and team member development, thousands of businesses, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies, trust Ryan with their end-to-end tax services.
With unrivalled expertise within innovation funding and tax relief, Ryan supports UK companies with their business growth by enabling them to fund their future. Our specialist team will assess your business’s eligibility for our wide range of innovation funding services, ranging from grant funding and the Patent Box to commercial property tax relief and R&D tax relief.
We’ve helped return more than half a billion pounds in innovation funding to UK businesses.
Don’t Just Take Our Word for It
"In order to completely unlock the full tax benefits that can be hidden within commercial properties, you need time, resources, and specialist expertise. As a busy accountancy firm, this is an area of taxation where we have found our partnership with Ryan invaluable. Not only do they help us and our clients, but they also work with us proactively to help us identify opportunities that we had not previously considered. This enables us to concentrate on our core business, whilst Ryan works in the background, providing us with an additional service to offer our clients, and also a substantial, new revenue stream for our business."
"We really value the service you provide to our clients. It gives us an extra value-added service to offer that puts money back in our clients’ pockets."
"Working in partnership with Ryan was a pleasure. They made the whole process really smooth and professional for my client and in turn enhanced my reputation. My client was delighted when they received a R&D tax credit they did not know they qualified for."
"Great communication and ongoing advice on how to manage our R&D strategy."
"Fantastic service! Amazed by what these guys achieved for us—from the initial call to the reward of over £20k took little more than eight weeks with our only input being around four hours. At first, I was sceptical, but the reassurance came easy with the professionalism of these guys. Great company and would recommend all to contact them."
“Can truly see when thorough and genuine R&D has been done. Great to work with, thank you for all your help.”
“I was not fully aware of Research & Development tax credits until Ryan came along. They were able to claim back on expenses I would never have believed to qualify as Research & Development activity.”
The Knowledge Hub
Read the latest news, insights, and thought leadership pieces on our Knowledge Hub, where we ensure you’re kept up to date with everything relevant in the innovation funding world.
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Capital allowances is a longstanding tax relief for commercial property owners, dating back to post World War II. However, it is often not utilised to its full extent to the detriment of taxpayers. Capital allowances will form part of your annual review for your clients yet recent legislation makes it very difficult to fully utilise the tax relief available.
The soaring popularity of mobile phone health apps has inspired a biosciences employment boom – with 10 times as many staff in this area compared to five years ago. Life sciences companies employed more than 300,000 employees in the most recent government data, per an analysis by Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider.
Discover the latest data revealing the North West's remarkable surge in life sciences sites, positioning it as a key growth engine outside London. Explore the trends shaping innovation, investment, and opportunities in this burgeoning sector.
On November 23, 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made his autumn statement to members of Parliament in the House of Commons. Several interesting announcements were made by the Chancellor; some new, and others confirming or extending what has already been outlined by the government.
Genuine R&D tax relief claims are being caught in HMRC’s crackdown on fraud and error, and we find ourselves defending more enquiries than ever.
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