Accountants, advisors & partners

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The opportunity

As part of UK growth agenda, the government is incentivising business to invest in innovation, yet lack of awareness and concerns over compliance with HMRC rules holds back client claims.


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of eligible companies claiming both R&D and Patent Box


average annual R&D tax credit client saving

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Our service

At MPA Group we value partnerships. Offering our extensive expertise in R&D tax credits and Patent Box to our partners allows us to support more businesses in making high value claims. We know you’re great at what you do and in partnering with you, our priority is helping your business provide an enhanced service to your clients.

About MPA

MPA have made over 4,000 claims on behalf of our clients. Our technical experts have specialist industry experience in each key sector ensure accuracy and compliance with HMRC qualification rules. Our tax specialists have deep understanding of the subtleties of HMRC guidelines. This allows us to maximise client tax relief whilst assuring the accuracy of the submission to HMRC.

Industrial experience and expertise

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John Mapother

Principal Analyst

A qualified engineer, with considerable experience in manufacturing and construction.

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Katie Baker

Forensic Accountant

ACCA and AAT qualified, Katie has over 20 years’ experience in business which has shaped her approach to accounting.

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Jason Banks

Principal Analyst

A specialist in defence and aerospace having worked at Airbus and Marconi.

What our partners say...

“Working with MPA has been valuable for both us and our clients. Their partnership approach has built confidence and trust as well as delivering significant financial benefit for our clients. I’d certainly recommend working in partnership with them to other accounting businesses.”
Steven Bosley ACA CTA BCD Chartered Accountants
“At Censis we are dedicated to delivering a first-class accountancy and tax service. By partnering with MPA’s industry experts we are able to offer a trusted service in the R&D Tax Credit scheme. This makes the whole claims process a stress-free experience for us and our clients, ensuring we maintain our positive reputation. Working with MPA adds value to our service package. Their industry focused, in depth technical reports make them a provider who we trust and are more than happy for our clients to work with.”
Simon Close, FCA Managing Partner Censis
“Although the LIA provides a raft of services and benefits around lighting, partnering with MPA has broadened our offering in an area that has already provided some game changing benefits to some of our members.”
Simon Cook, Head of Sales Lighting Industry Association

How we work

Agree how we work together

  • Meet to understand your needs
  • Help identify businesses who are engaged in R&D and can benefit from our service
  • Establish a carefully tailored plan for your chosen business clients

Working with you

  • Assign a dedicated relationship manager
  • Agree joint marketing and event planning as required
  • Deliver regular updates on progress

Rewarding success

  • Our partnership approach is reflected in sharing part of our success fee
  • Risk for clients and partners is reduced. Enquiry defence is included as a standard part of our service
  • Current and historic claims can also be reviewed and in many cases uplifted

Did you know?...

HMRC are now well resourced and technologically enabled. They have the software and the analytical capability to ask searching questions, about R&D tax claims and Patent Box claims. Enquiry defence is included in our fee. If you have concerns about previous claims, we can provide advice for these circumstances too – get in touch to discuss your options.

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