To support you in growing your business, our specialist Innovation and Technology team can deliver bespoke solutions, designed to take full advantage of the ever changing opportunities faced by innovation and technology enterprises. 

 Understanding you

Whether you are a start-up business or an established multinational company, our Innovation and Technology team has relevant experience in addressing the challenges and opportunities that await you in this sector. 

We have invested years in nurturing a network of helpful contacts in the innovation ecostructure, so that we are able to provide rounded, strategic advice to IP-rich businesses.

 Our services

In addition to the services and skills needed by all businesses, you have access to specialist skills and experience particularly relevant to Innovation and Technology businesses.  Our Innovation and Technology services include:

How can Hazlewoods help? 

Hazlewoods Innovation tax relief specialists have a wealth of experience in preparing R&D and Patent Box tax relief claims as well as assisting clients with the planning required to maximise those reliefs.  Hazlewoods can also assist with the valuation of your intellectual property and for companies holding process patents, the notional royalty required to claim Patent Box. The team make the process quick and painless. With the benefit of our knowledge and experience, most claims that we prepare are processed efficiently by HMRC and repayments are usually made within a matter of weeks.

In the year to 30 April 2022, the Hazlewoods Innovation team identified qualifying R&D expenditure of over £53 million and helped our clients to claim R&D and Patent Box tax savings worth over £10.8 million. 

Don’t miss out! Contact us today to arrange a free initial consultation to explore whether your company could benefit from making a claim.

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 Helping you achieve your goals

Our Innovation and Technology specialists take a personal and proactive approach in helping you to navigate through the complexities of this dynamic sector and to maximise your opportunities.

Unlike many advisory firms which focus on a particular practice area, our Innovation and Technology team integrates specialist accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals, as well as independent experts in grants and intellectual property commercialisation.

 Our aim is to ensure that all relevant aspects are considered in the development and implementation of your business strategy.

Making a difference

We are proud to contribute to such a vibrant and varied innovation and technology sector and we are keen to support the development of future innovation and technology businesses

We regularly sponsor innovation awards, such as the Cotswold Life ‘Engineering, Manufacturing and Innovation’ Award for Best Research and Development Project and the Medilink South West Award for innovation.  We are committed to helping companies reap the rewards of their new ideas and inventions. 


Featured news

Testimonial from Jon Curtis of TBS Engineering Limited

"Hazlewoods made a complicated claim process relatively straightforward for us. After initial discussions to understand how the patented items incorporated into our products, David and Jemma liaised directly with HMRC on our behalf to ensure that all relevant income was fully captured. The services provided to us in respect of R&D and Patent Box reliefs has been invaluable."

Testimonial from Pete Hutchinson, Director of The Traffic Group Limited

"Hazlewoods have been instrumental in helping the group identify R&D and Patent Box tax relief opportunities. It is also reassuring to know that Jemma is just a call or email away to give proactive advice when we are planning to make any commercial decisions which may affect the financial position of the group."

Testimonial from Mike Cartwright, CFO at Auger Torque Europe Limited

"Hazlewoods has been a great support to Auger Torque for a number of years. They have taken the time to understand our business and the products that we sell and used this knowledge to submit successful R&D and Patent Box tax relief claims to HMRC."

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