Helping businesses secure and maximise R&D tax credits and grants

London: 0207 118 6045
Market Harborough: 01858 776 045

About Myriad Associates

Myriad Associates helps businesses maximise tax reliefs and secure R&D grant funds. We specialise in R&D Tax Credits, Video Games Tax Relief, Innovate UK grants, Horizon 2020 grants and Research and Development Capital Allowance claims.

About Us

Myriad Associates is a leading R&D tax relief and R&D grant application writing specialist.

Myriad Associates delivers intelligent and maximised R&D tax credit claims, R&D grant application services, Video Games Tax Relief claims, and Research and Development Capital Allowances claims.

Myriad Associates' head office is based at the Darian House in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, a convenient central location from where we are able to serve our clients across the whole of the UK.

Why Choose Myriad Associates?

  • Flexible fees: results only (contingency) and/or hourly rate;
  • Minimal client disruption (typically only 2 to 3 hours per claim);
  • In-house technical specialists, cost accountants, and tax experts;
  • Close working relationship with all the regional HMRC R&D Units and Inspectors;
  • Over £20M of corporation tax recovered for our clients;
  • 100% success rate for R&D tax credit claims.

Our team

Barrie Dowsett

Barrie Dowsett ACMA CGMA

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO and owner of Myriad Associates Barrie is responsible for overseeing all R&D tax credits claims and R&D grant applications. With over 15 years of experience, Barrie makes it his mission to ensure that every R&D tax claim is maximised and that his clients have the best chance of securing grant funding.

Prior to establishing Myriad, Barrie worked as a hands-on Finance Director for a number of large international manufacturing and engineering businesses.  Barrie is a qualified Cost and Management Accountant (CIMA) and Member in Practice (MiP).

When not at work, Barrie enjoys spending time with his family, trying to keep fit and watching motorsports.

Fanny Charlet

Fanny Charlet

Chief Operating Officer

Fanny is responsible for the daily operation of the company and for overseeing all internal functions.

Prior to working at Myriad Associates, Fanny launched an on-line retail business and held senior positions in operations, purchasing and sales.

Outside work, Fanny enjoys renovating properties and spending time with her family. 

Helen Bartlett

Helen Bartlett

Corporate Tax Associate

Helen specializes in creating and analysing costing schedules for our clients’ R&D tax credits claims, and undertakes back-office research to support our technical consultants. She also carries out  various business support functions.

Helen began her career as a computer programmer in the Market Research industry. After some time writing software to collect and process research data she moved into a more client centred role, designing research projects and interpreting the results. She worked in many different industry sectors including transport, retail, food and drink, banking and insurance and in many different countries in Europe, Asia, Australia and South America.

Outside of work Helen likes to run, cycle, swim, walk, read, and listen to music - whenever she's not ferrying her two boys around to their many activities. Helen has also helped organise one of the UK’s largest off-road charity cycle events for the last eight years.

David Farbey

David Farbey MA, FISTC, FRSA

Senior Technical Consultant

David is a Senior Technical Consultant for Myriad Associates and helps clients achieve their R&D funding by researching and writing technical reports to support R&D tax credit claims and grant applications.

Before joining Myriad, David worked in technical communication roles at various companies across a range of business sectors, and he also has previous management experience in the public and private sectors.

David has an MA in Technical Communication and is a Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC). He serves on the ISTC Council and was Chair of the ISTC’s annual Technical Communication UK conference from 2012 to 2015.

Deborah Chapple

Deborah Chapple ATT

Corporate Tax Senior Associate

Deborah provides clients with specialist tax and accounting advice.  She helps clients achieve their R&D funding by preparing the required financials to support R&D tax relief and grant applications.

Before joining Myriad, Deborah has worked in Accountancy and Finance for over 25 years and worked at various companies from provincial practices to 'Big 4' London firms.  She has worked with clients from a range of business sectors advising on both Corporate Tax and Personal Tax for their Directors.

Outside of work, Deborah enjoys spending time with her family and describes herself as a 'foodie'.

Lauren Olson

Lauren Olson MA, MISTC

Technical Consultant

Lauren Olson joined the Myriad Associates team as a Technical Consultant in February 2016. In this role she helps clients achieve their R&D funding by preparing technical reports to support R&D tax credit claims.

Before joining Myriad, Lauren worked in technical communication and consulting roles at various software companies. She is a member of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC).

Outside of work, Lauren reads, knits, swims, listens to podcasts, and spends a lot of time outside walking with her dog.

Joshua Odigie

Joshua Odigie BA, DDM

Marketing Executive

Joshua is a Marketing Executive at Myriad Associates. With a lengthy experience in the retail and customer service industries, Joshua went on to spend over 4 years working in Commercial Film as a Project Developer and Marketing Officer for one of the UK's top Creative Agencies.

Working in media enabled Joshua to collaborate with a variety of clients from different industry sectors and gain a keen knowledge of Digital and Social Media Marketing based on individual brand identity. Some high-profile brands Joshua worked with include delivery giant TNT, the NHS, Loughborough University and Leicester Tigers Rugby Club. Joshua will be working directly with the company's senior staff to help optimize its digital, social and live media content on a regular basis.

Outside of work, Joshua is a keen musician, often remotely composing and producing music for artists across the globe. He also enjoys creative writing and reading tech blogs.

Chris Dowsett

Chris Dowsett

Business Analyst

Chris helps Myriad’s clients identify opportunities for public funding, including R&D Tax Relief, Video Games Tax Relief and R&D grant funding to establish which projects are likely to qualify, before handing over to Myriad’s highly skilled team of financial and technical experts.

Prior to joining Myriad, Chris was a Managing Director within the UK’s largest independent recruitment group. Chris specialised in senior level appointments up to C-suite level. He also supervised the design and delivery of technology based solutions to improve the recruitment work flow. His work involved introducing more efficient and effective ways of managing large volumes of data, along the way producing ground breaking and ICT award winning solutions.

Outside work, Chris has a genuine passion and enthusiasm for technology, is a keen badminton player, and likes taking his family on impromptu bike rides.

Alison Peck

Alison Peck MA, FISTC

Technical Consultant

Alison joined the team in September 2016. Her role is to help clients obtain R&D funding by preparing technical reports to support their R&D tax credit claims.

During a varied career, Alison has worked for organisations of very different sizes - from small start-ups to international corporations - where her communication skills have been used in everything from developing user guides to writing and compiling complex technical bids.

Alison has an MA in Technical Communication and is a Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC), where she is currently the President.

Warren Singer

Warren Singer MA, MISTC

Technical Consultant

Warren is a Technical Consultant for Myriad Associates, helping clients produce clear and accurate technical reports to support R&D tax credit claims and grant applications.

Warren has been involved in technical communication for the past 20 years. Warren has an MA in Education and is currently completing a degree in computer science and engineering. He is a member of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC) and writes articles relating to technology and technical communication.

Current vacancies

Myriad Associates is a leading R&D tax and grant writing specialist that operates throughout the U.K. Due to planned growth, Myriad Associates is actively searching for talented individuals to enhance their team. Myriad Associates are currently recruiting for the following positions.

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