ADVOCATE: GARY JOHNSON
Innovation Relief Overview
Innovation Relief, are a team of tax relief experts who specialise in a niche area of HMRC tax relief - Research & Development (R&D) tax credits. Geographically located to provide bespoke support to SME’s and Accountants in Staffordshire and the North West, the core team of 4 have over 20 years’ experience in this field. During this time, we have collectively been instrumental in recovering in excess of £40m from HMRC for our clients enabling, significant reinvestment and creating ongoing business funding.
Our vision is to be viewed as the clients trusted advisor in this area of expertise, providing a fully managed service that, minimises the impact on the individual, or the business as a whole when recovering relief. Additionally, we ensure that through, consultative and risk free ongoing engagement throughout each development year, we provide guidance and thought leadership ensuring, all future claim submissions are fully maximised for the benefit of the business and its development.
Gary Johnson – Associate Director
With over 25 year’s management experience in Telecommunications, Finance, and Research & Development Tax Relief, Gary has key strengths in developing partner and customer relationship strategies and, is therefore recognised for delivering high grossing results and service excellence for partner an clients alike. Although his involvement in Research and Development spans just 4 years, he has been involved in over 300 Client claims and therefore instrumental in delivering client tax benefits of over £5m.
I am a highly motivated inspirational and consultative B2B business leader with an entrepreneurial approach in Business Consultancy, Business Development,Account Management, B2B Contact Centre and Telemarketing Management .
With over 20 years experience in the Finance, Telecoms & IT sectors, I have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, lead and coach, direct, partner and virtual teams delivering service excellence to Global, multi-national, Corporate and SME organisations.