the ForrestBrown team 2018 at Bristol's M-Shed

ForrestBrown is the UK’s largest specialist R&D tax credit consultancy. We offer unmatched technical expertise and are passionate about helping innovative businesses grow.

Who we are

Our commitment to excellence means that, when it comes to R&D tax credits, we’re the best in the UK. But, don’t just take our word for it. We were named ‘best independent consultancy firm’ by Taxation Awards 2018 in recognition of our technical expertise and client service.

We have a single focus. All we do is R&D tax credits. Bigger picture: we’re part of US consultancy alliantgroup, with the wider expertise and resources that brings.

Our expert team

Unmatched specialist technical firepower

When you work with ForrestBrown you’ll find our people energetic and passionate. We pride ourselves not only on our technical tax knowledge but also our client service and in-depth sector expertise. 130+ team of chartered tax advisers, sector specialists, former HMRC inspectors and lawyers all focus on one thing only: R&D tax relief.
Working with you

How we work with you

ForrestBrown can help no matter where you are on your R&D tax credit journey.  We can offer advisory support in the form of one-off consultancy projects, or a fully end-to-end R&D tax credit claim service. We use a rigorous, continually improving process informed by policy-level insights. Built-in quality assurance maximises your R&D tax credit claim and protects you from risk. We ensure each claim stands up to HMRC scrutiny. 

Our impact

We help innovative businesses grow through the transformative power of R&D tax credits. With our expertise, many of our clients use the benefit they receive to invest in STEM talent and embark on even more ambitious R&D projects. Our work has created the equivalent of more than 10,000 technical jobs in the UK. This impact reaches far and wide. Our clients operate in every industry sector, and range from small and medium-sized businesses, right through to large enterprises.

See how we’ve helped UK businesses

We have delivered over 9,500 claims for our clients

Our enquiry rate was just 1% in 2019.

James Cannings, Co-Founder & CTO, MMT Digital

Claiming R&D tax credits is a no-brainer. Don’t get hung up on terminology – ‘R&D’ covers a lot of different activity and ForrestBrown will guide you step-by-step. The pay-off of doing so can be phenomenal!

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We’d love to talk to you

We’re privileged to see first-hand the positive impact that R&D tax incentives have on our clients’ businesses. We’d love to find out more about your business and discuss how we might be able to help.