About us

BEAVIS MORGAN R&D TAX RELIEF

WHO ARE WE?

Specialists in R&D Tax Relief

With clients across the UK, our Beavis Morgan Tax Relief experts, made up of tax and engineering professionals, have been working with companies involved in creating new, innovative products and services for many years.

Our highly skilled and experienced team, led by Steve Govey, is very proud of our 100% success rate in making successful claims on behalf of our clients across a variety of sectors.

We are dedicated to helping companies secure government money back for innovation, enabling them to continue to develop and enhance their products and services and achieve sustainable success.

Beavis Morgan R&D Tax Relief is a specialist division of Beavis Morgan LLP, the accounting, tax and business advisory firm.

MEET OUR R&D EXPERTS

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Steve Govey - Partner

Steve Govey - Partner

Qualified as both an engineer and chartered accountant, Steve Govey leads the Beavis Morgan R&D Tax Relief team. He also heads our partnership with the Accelerator Academy, mentoring ambitious digital entrepreneurs looking to grow their business.

Steve’s clients range from start-ups to smaller listed companies, with the aim at each stage of enhancing value by understanding and driving ambitions for growth and development.

With a keen understanding of the complex issues facing entrepreneurial business owners, Steve is focussed on helping them realise their ambitions and secure money back to further incentivise innovation.

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Fiona Cross - Partner

Fiona Cross - Partner

Fiona is both a Fellow Chartered Accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and has specialised in R&D Tax relief since it was introduced in 2000 for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Fiona went on to advise large companies on the R&D Expenditure Credit (Above the Line R&D Tax Relief) when it was introduced in 2002.

Given the natural progression from R&D to registering for a patent, Fiona also advises on the generous Patent Box regime whereby the relevant intellectual property profits are taxed at a reduced corporation tax rate of 10%.

Fiona’s clients cover most industry sectors from start-ups to smaller listed companies.

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Rebecca Heap - Senior Research & Development Manager

Rebecca Heap - Senior Research & Development Manager

Rebecca comes from an academic background with degrees in Pre-Clinical Medicine and Medical Physiology. After pursuing ambitions as an athlete in the GB Rowing Team, Rebecca spent several years applying her scientific and research knowledge to the business environment at a large R&D consultancy.

Rebecca has supported businesses from startups to FTSE 100 companies and gained exposure and extensive knowledge across all industry sectors.

As a business consultant with specialist knowledge on R&D and the incentives available, Rebecca works with UK business leaders on their innovation strategies to help them achieve their strategic growth ambitions and investment plans.

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Simon McCarthy – R&D Senior Tax Manager

Simon McCarthy – R&D Senior Tax Manager

Qualified with a Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Simon McCarthy is a R&D Senior Tax Manager within the Beavis Morgan R&D Tax Relief team.

Simon’s current portfolio predominantly comes from the wider IT ecosystem, within the UK, with a focus on limited companies concentrating on innovating within the fields of Fintech, blockchain, machine/deep learning, big data and IoT-based solutions.

Having previously headed up the R&D Tax Advisory department in a multi award-winning digital accountancy firm, Simon has the expertise to assist clients, no matter their size and overarching company structure.

Steve Govey – Partner

Qualified as both an engineer and chartered accountant, Steve Govey leads the Beavis Morgan R&D Tax Relief team. He also heads our partnership with the Accelerator Academy, mentoring ambitious digital entrepreneurs looking to grow their business.

Steve’s clients range from start-ups to smaller listed companies, with the aim at each stage of enhancing value by understanding and driving ambitions for growth and development.

With a keen understanding of the complex issues facing entrepreneurial business owners, Steve is focussed on helping them realise their ambitions and secure money back to further incentivise innovation.

Fiona Cross – Partner

Fiona is both a Fellow Chartered Accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and has specialised in R&D Tax relief since it was introduced in 2000 for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Fiona went on to advise large companies on the R&D Expenditure Credit (Above the Line R&D Tax Relief) when it was introduced in 2002.

Given the natural progression from R&D to registering for a patent, Fiona also advises on the generous Patent Box regime whereby the relevant intellectual property profits are taxed at a reduced corporation tax rate of 10%.

Fiona’s clients cover most industry sectors from start-ups to smaller listed companies.

Rebecca Heap – Senior Research & Development Manager

Rebecca comes from an academic background with degrees in Pre-Clinical Medicine and Medical Physiology. After pursuing ambitions as an athlete in the GB Rowing Team, Rebecca spent several years applying her scientific and research knowledge to the business environment at a large R&D consultancy.

Rebecca has supported businesses from startups to FTSE 100 companies and gained exposure and extensive knowledge across all industry sectors.

As a business consultant with specialist knowledge on R&D and the incentives available, Rebecca works with UK business leaders on their innovation strategies to help them achieve their strategic growth ambitions and investment plans.

Simon McCarthy – R&D Senior Tax Manager

Qualified with a Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Simon McCarthy is a R&D Senior Tax Manager within the Beavis Morgan R&D Tax Relief team.

Simon’s current portfolio predominantly comes from the wider IT ecosystem, within the UK, with a focus on limited companies concentrating on innovating within the fields of Fintech, blockchain, machine/deep learning, big data and IoT-based solutions.

Having previously headed up the R&D Tax Advisory department in a multi award-winning digital accountancy firm, Simon has the expertise to assist clients, no matter their size and overarching company structure.