Acuity wanted to simplify the direct debit process and eliminate the need for manual steps and multiple software platforms. The development involved integrating the Sage with third-party payment providers and automating the allocation of payments within the platform. The project was extremely complex and included working with different data structures of multiple banks, ensuring communication was secure and encrypted and was compliant with many different data privacy and financial regulations.
Acuity’s CEO, Lee Whelan, had tasked their Finance Director to secure an specialist who could effectively help them to make a successful claim for R&D tax credits and, after speaking with many different agents, Acuity decided on Easy R&D.
“From our first contact with Easy R&D, consultant Robin Harwood’s personal touch and professionalism was a clear winner. The service he and the team have provided during the claims process confirmed we had made the right decision going with Easy R&D.”
Our R&D tax consultant, Robin Harwood, clearly laid out the steps he would take to optimise Acuity’s R&D claim. By working to understand the intricacies of their complex R&D activity, Robin helped Lee and the team to identify the eligible expenditure. Pairing the expenditure with a strong technical narrative was key in this claim and this methodology was used to ensure a sizable reward from HMRC, claim after claim.
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If you’re a small to medium company in the UK, you could also be claiming back up to £33 on every £100 spent on R&D. The work you do that qualifies for the R&D tax credits scheme — often embedded in the day-to-day running of your business — may surprise you.Get in touch
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