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R&D Tax Incentive Advisors

Establish. Enable. Enhance.

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We are a team of specialist R&D Tax Incentive Advisors.

We help innovative companies access millions of pounds of Government money set aside to encourage innovation.

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How R&D tax incentives help your business to thrive

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Enabling UK Innovation to thrive.

We help UK businesses of all sizes break down the barriers to innovation.

We do this by enabling companies to access government funding for any activity that qualifies as research and development.

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Who it’s for?

Establish is specifically designed for start-up companies in their first 3 years of trading who are looking to inject capital back into their business. In most cases, this will be the first time a business has made an R&D tax claim.

What is the process?

As a startup, we recognise that time is your most valuable commodity, therefore, we have a bespoke process for our Establish clients that reduces the amount of time you need to invest in the claim process. We work through a simple 4 step process which is conducted across a 2 week period.

  1. Scoping meeting
  2. Video workshop onboarding
  3. Workshop conducted at Kene Partners HQ or via video conference.
  4. All supporting documentation provided by Kene Partners

Benefits

Flexible meeting hours 

We know that as the owner of a startup “normal business” hours don’t exist. In order to make the R&D tax process as simple as possible, we have adopted flexible meeting hours, meaning we can meet you before the office opens or in the evening, whenever is most convenient to you.

Education around other reliefs, such as grants and patents.

The UK Government provides a wide range of grants and relief schemes that are set up to specifically support the growth of startup businesses. Your dedicated team will work with you to identify any additional reliefs, grants or patents that you could access outside of the R&D tax relief scheme to increase the amount of operating capital within your business.

Free defence

In the event that HMRC disputes a claim, Kene Partners will act on your behalf free of charge to defend the claim.

Low risk

At Kene Partners we don’t believe that you should have to pay for our services unless your claim is successful.

Dedicated project manager

Each client is assigned a dedicated project manager who will work with your business from onboarding through to delivery of your claim. This ensures you have a constant and consistent point of contact throughout the process that knows and understands your business.

Pricing

20% success fee

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Our process

Who it’s for?

Enable is specifically designed for companies who have been trading for more than 3 years and who aren’t currently claiming R&D tax relief.

What is the process?

Our aim at Kene Partners is to ensure that the claim process requires minimal client resource and time. In order to streamline the process and save you time, we have condensed the process down to 4 clear steps which is carried out across a 4 week period.

  1. Onsite scoping meeting
  2. Video workshop onboarding, preparation and coaching
  3. Half-day onsite workshop
  4. All supporting documentation provided by Kene Partners

Benefits

Dedicated project team

Each client is assigned a dedicated project team who will work with your business from onboarding through to delivery of your claim. Each project team is bespoke to each client, comprised of individuals who have specific industry knowledge suited to your business.

Analysis of suitability for other reliefs, such as grants and patents.

Your dedicated project team will work with you to identify any additional reliefs, grants or patents that you could access outside of the R&D tax relief scheme to increase the amount of operating capital within your business.

Free defence

In the event that HMRC disputes a claim, Kene Partners will act on your behalf free of charge to defend the claim.

Low risk

At Kene Partners we don’t believe that you should have to pay for our services unless your claim is successful.

Pricing

20% success fee

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Our process

Who it’s for?

Enhance is specifically designed for companies who are already claiming R&D tax relief but feel that they could be underclaiming.

What is the process?

We approach the Enhance process by looking at four key factors, Risk, Size, Process and Value. This enables us to uniquely identify areas of your business where eligible activity is occurring but may not have been identified within previous claims. At Kene Partners our aim is to reduce the amount of resource and time our clients invest in the R&D claim process, adopting a simple 4 step process which minimises client involvement across a 6-week period.

  1. 15-point health check
  2. Bespoke workshop preparation process
  3. Onsite workshop
  4. All supporting documentation provided by Kene Partners

Benefits

Dedicated project team

Each client is assigned a dedicated project team who will work with your business from onboarding through to delivery of your claim. Each project team is bespoke to each client, comprised of individuals who have specific industry knowledge suited to your business.

Analysis of suitability for other reliefs, such as grants and patents.

Your dedicated project team will work with you to identify any additional reliefs, grants or patents that you could access outside of the R&D tax relief scheme to increase the amount of operating capital within your business.

Free defence

In the event that HMRC disputes a claim, Kene Partners will act on your behalf free of charge to defend the claim.

Low risk

At Kene Partners we don’t believe that you should have to pay for our services unless your claim is successful.

Pricing

We offer a fixed cost based on your current claim value, plus a percentage of any incremental benefit achieved by working with Kene Partners

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Our process

“As a result of working with Kene Partners, the amount we received in R&D tax relief more than doubled.

Kene Partners have not only saved us time and internal resource but have meant that we can reinvest twice the amount of money back into our business.”

Peter Aslet, Finance Director, Augustus Martin

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See what counts as R&D in your sector

Our in-house team of R&D tax experts and industry specialists will match the requirements of your claim.

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Whether you’re looking to file your first R&D tax claim or have a pre-existing claim that you'd like to discuss, Kene Partners offer a free consultation to demonstrate how we can drive the maximum amount of capital back into your business.

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