1. Who we are
  2. Our mission

Our mission

It’s our mission to help innovative businesses grow using R&D tax incentives. We’re privileged to see first-hand the positive impact that R&D tax credits can have on a business.

Giving your business a culture of R&D means more innovation: safer risk-taking, larger claims, and overall business growth. Many of our clients use their R&D tax credit to hire new STEM talent and embark on even more ambitious R&D projects.

Our work has created the equivalent of more than 12,000 technical jobs in the UK – a vital pathway for future talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. This is good news for the economy, and ultimately helps the incentive achieve its aims.

With R&D tax incentives, the government wants to reward private sector innovation as a way to increase productivity. Let us help you access the credit your business deserves.


We strive for excellence in everything we do. We recruit the top talent in tax and from within industry, and train to the gold standard. We’re not content to stand still, and instead constantly challenge ourselves to learn and improve. This commitment to excellence results in superior advice and amazing results.


We value relationships above all else. Keeping our clients happy is what makes us tick. We communicate openly and honestly, and take time to understand your business to uncover the full extent of your R&D. Our approach is rigorous, with a quality assurance process built-in. This means our work is considered and protected from risk.


We are energetic, driven and inquisitive by nature. We’re passionate about our clients, their innovation and the positive impact that R&D tax incentives can have – on a business and the UK economy as a whole. This common purpose drives us forward as a team and has a phenomenal impact.

ForrestBrown’s Forest

ForrestBrown’s forest is our green initiative. It is a metaphorical forest, but one with real trees that helps our planet and vulnerable populations. It’s our way of giving something back.

For every R&D tax credit claim we complete, we’ll plant a tree in one of the most impoverished regions of Africa. In line with the vision of our fantastic partners at TREE AID, trees become the lifeline that helps locals out of extreme poverty and hunger. Villagers are trained in how to sustainably harvest the trees, providing produce that can be eaten or sold. Trees survive the droughts that cause crop failure, offering a much-needed safety net. In Africa’s drylands, trees mean life.

Cropped photo of African American farm worker planting coffee sprout, Rwanda region


The number of trees we’ve helped to plant so far

ForrestBrown’s charity of the year


Each year, the ForrestBrown team selects a charity to support for 12 months with our fundraising efforts. In 2024, we have chosen Smile4Wessex.

Smile4Wessex provides charitable support to the Wessex Neurological Centre. The unit provides acute specialist care to a population of approximately three million people for a variety of neurological conditions, including: brain tumour, brain injury, stroke, brain haemorrhage, epilepsy, motor neurone disease and dementia.

Keep an eye on our social channels to stay up to date with our latest fundraising efforts.

Our charitable giving

In previous years the ForrestBrown team has chosen to support; The British Heart Foundation (2022/23), Jessie May (2021), Penny Brohn (2020), the MNDA (2019), BRACE (2018), and Headlight (2017).

The team have raised tens of thousands of pounds through a host of creative activities, including; book and bake sale, with a competitive spinathon; a not-a-pub-quiz featuring aerial acrobatics and local Pieminster pies, a virtual tea round, 100-mile races, bake-offs, table-football competitions and much more.

Read more from ForrestBrown

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Find out how we can help you

No matter your experience – whether you’re claiming for the first time, experienced with R&D tax credits, or even facing an HMRC enquiry – ForrestBrown are here to help.