We help you innovate faster for the benefit of us all

Innovation creates amazing benefits for society as a whole, so you deserve a consultancy that shares your foresight and passion for exploring new possibilities.

A new standard

When working for one of the UK’s largest R&D tax relief consultancies we saw first-hand that there were flaws in the industry-standard “year-end” approach to claims. It rewards the “business as usual” activities of less dynamic companies, instead of the brave.

We therefore left to set up a consultancy that would change that. We work with you as you begin new projects, not just after, to maximise what you can claim, innovate faster and create more impact. We don’t stop at tax relief, either, but look at the whole innovation support landscape for you.

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UK’s largest R&D tax relief consultancies
We’re on a mission to help businesses and the UK grow through innovation

Our mission

We may be a country known for its gloomy skies but we’re home to creative and curious minds that help drive the economy, create opportunities and benefit society.

We’re on a mission to help businesses and the UK grow through innovation by accessing as much non-repayable capital as possible to do so.

Our track record

  • Our average first-year claim for R&D is circa £30k.

  • Strong HMRC relationship and involved with the HMRC’s R&D Consultative Committee

  • We’ve collectively overseen more than £150 million in R&D tax relief claims for clients.
  • £1 million in funding claimed for our clients in the first year of launching, and counting

  • Large specialist R&D consultancy expertise

  • Influenced board-level behaviour change

  • Introduced clients to innovation facilitators

Meet the team

Invo may be near the beginning of their journey but their expertise isn’t. You’ll benefit from the wealth of expertise they bring from senior-level roles at one of the UK’s largest innovation tax relief consultancies. Robert Allan was their specialist for successfully dealing with HMRC enquiries and is also involved with the R&D Consultative Committee hosted by the HMRC, meaning Invo can help you prepare for possible future changes. Yet together, they can offer you combined operational, management and technical expertise – and personal and passionate touch.

Luke Sampson Managing Director Invo Capital

Luke Sampson
Managing Director

I have worked as a specialist in innovation tax reliefs since 2014, with a focus on R&D tax relief and the Patent Box. I immediately knew this was the industry for me. 

I believe that business can do amazing things and make a difference. When the economy prospers, society flourishes – and every business plays a part. Through innovation, we cultivate a better future for the next generation. That is the power of business.

I’ve gained invaluable experience and first-hand insights through scaling up a high-growth tax consultancy at senior-level and successfully growing my own innovative repairs business.  

I am excited to introduce a new and unique service with Invo Capital. We want to play our part in helping the UK economy prosper through innovation.

Robert Allan Technical Director Invo Capital

Robert Allan
Technical Director

The past six years working within this sector has been a non-stop learning curve that’s been challenging yet rewarding.

I’ve gained invaluable experience by listening, learning, collaborating, and debating with valued colleagues, advisors, clients and HMRC’s R&D Consultative Committee (RDCC). I was also responsible for developing the R&D technical service for a high-growth tax consultancy from scratch.

My experience means that I can confidently simplify technical matters and influence board-level change to help companies grow and achieve their goals by working within the innovation relief limits. On the rare occasions it’s required, I successfully deal with enquires from HMRC with integrity and respect.

Neenam Wilcock Operations Director Invo Capital

Neenam Wilcock
Operations Director

I always strive to do the best at everything I do, both professionally and personally. After three years in finance, I switched to the innovation funding space and in five years I rapidly progressed through roles to become Technical Operations Manager.

I believe in building strong relationships with our clients and pride myself on delivering the best results through strategic implementation and company collaboration.

The team and clients call me the driving force within Invo as I’m always seeking to cultivate a new culture of innovation – both for clients and here at Invo.

I’m proud to be a part of the grand ambition for Britain to become “the world’s most innovative economy”.

Andrew Copping Chartered Accountant Invo Capital

Andrew Copping
Chartered Accountant

A fellow of the ICAEW (FCA), I’ve been in professional practice for over 35 years, advising businesses in all areas of their financial affairs. I’m passionate about the people and clients I work with – you will certainly not get ‘accountant-speak’, rather language you will be familiar with and understand. Friendly, experienced, sensible yet commercial advice on a wide range of tax and accounting matters.

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