A new era for R&D tax relief: What’s changed and how BESA members can benefit

TUESDAY 5 April 

12:00PM - 1.00PM GMT


The construction industry faces three big challenges: supply chain shortages, cashflow disruption and ambitious net-zero targets.

Innovation will help BESA members meet and, ultimately, transcend these challenges by driving new growth. Investment in innovation is, however, capital intensive.

As a vital and reliable source of funding, R&D tax relief can help. But the incentive is currently undergoing significant change. Even if you have claimed for many years, a few strategic adjustments are now essential. And if you’re yet to benefit, now is a great time to begin claiming.

To help, BESA is hosting a webinar in partnership with our R&D tax relief partners ForrestBrown. The webinar will reveal what’s changed, what you need to do next and how to use innovation funding to secure a competitive advantage.

In the webinar, we will cover:

1. How HMRC’s approach has changed and the government’s new R&D tax relief consultation.
2. How to capture the full value of your innovation, with advice based on the latest guidance.
3. Practical recommendations on how to maximise your strategic advantage.



Sam Wood ACA, Tax manager


Sam is a qualified chartered accountant with several years of experience both in general practice and as a tax specialist. At ForrestBrown Sam works with many BESA members, helping them to prepare their R&D claims and uncover the full scope of their innovation.


Robin Taylor, Senior sector specialist


Robin is a senior sector specialist at ForrestBrown, hailing from a background in design engineering. With over 20 years engineering experience Robin uses his background in industry to help HVAC firms identify where their R&D takes place.