Recent Testimonials

“Efficient, reliable, engaged. We have used ela8 for the last 7 years to support our R&D claim preparation and fully endorse their service." (R&D, engineering and manufacturing business)

"Our company has engaged ela8 since 2007.  Their service has been intelligent; timely and successful each year.  Their write-ups of some of our projects are so good that we use them in our own marketing literature.  I highly recommend their services and I am happy to be contacted by prospective ela8 customers." (SME Software and  IT consultancy­)

"ela8 have advised us on R&D Tax Credits for the last 10 years. Each year we receive an excellent service.  Gareth Edwards really understands our software development business and maximises the R&D claim while ensuring that the HMRC rules and guidelines are followed to the letter. I have recommended ela8 to other software companies and I would have no hesitation in doing so again."  (Security Software Developer)

"Gareth and his team at ela8 have provided exceptional service and support on preparing our annual R&D claim. Each year they have detailed discussions with our development team, prepare a report and liaise with our accountants. This has resulted in an annual claim that has saved the company tens of thousands of pounds over the years. I would have no hesitation in highly recommending the services of ela8." (Document Management Solutions Provider)

“ela8 have prepared our R&D Tax Credit claim since 2007, during this time they have established a deep understanding of our business which has helped in comprehensively analysing our R&D costs. As part of our agreement ela8 have also successfully supported the business in responding to any enquiries received from HMRC. As we have transitioned to the large company RDEC scheme ela8 have advised us on the best mechanism for forecasting eligible costs and put in place a quarterly cost review, allowing us to maximise the benefit of the grant. I would highly recommend ela8 for their knowledge of the regulations and the ongoing support they offer.” (Major Electronics Manufacturer)                           

"For many years now ela8 have been preparing for a number of my clients reports which  support the R&D claims  submitted with the annual company tax returns. ela8’s thoroughly professional work has enabled my clients to maximise the return they have enjoyed on their R&D claims, safe in the knowledge that ela8’s reports are substantial and technically 100% correct. Where there have been minor enquiries from HMRC regarding the R&D aspects of the company tax return, ela8 have got these resolved in the client’s favour within days. My approach to R&D has been to allow the experts to do their work. In this regard my association with ela8 has certainly paid off.  I cannot recommend their services highly enough."  (Accountant)

"We have no hesitation in recommending ela8 to our members.  Their knowledge and understanding of R&D in the construction industry is evident from their work and from the way they support businesses in making claims.  ela8's experience was clear when advising a large international construction business, a long-standing member, on the basis for a claim when other advisers had considered there to be little scope for relief.  HMRC accepted the approach adopted by ela8, generating a substantial tax saving for the business on an annual basis” (Construction Industry Body)