1. What is your role at LUMO?
My role at Lumo is Innovation support analyst, I work with clients at every stage of their
innovation journey. With our clients being at the heart of what we do my role is to immerse
myself within our clients business helping them make informed R&D decision and every step
of the innovation process.
2. What does LUMO do?
Lumo are R&D tax specialists with a difference, we help support and advise our clients on all
things R&D helping them understand what is claimable within HMRC`s R&D guidelines. For
most R&D companies it would stop there, Lumo offer a full wrap around service so clients
are not working blind on R&D, giving them access to a team of highly qualified consultants
who can advise project by project on all things R&D.
3. What gets you out of bed in a morning?
Usually the Kids! From a business perspective I love working with different companies and
the people within them, business fascinates me so hearing all about the great things that are
happening within companies is not like work to me, and If I can help them on that journey
the its even better.
4. What makes Lumo different?
At Lumo unlike most R&D companies we offer a full wrap around service where we work
with our clients all year round. We consult on a project by project basis in order for the best
possible outcome for the clients. We work with our clients pre, during and post R&D
allowing a full wrap around service with R&D specialists at the heart of the process providing
innovation insight at every stage.
5. What are the businesses greatest strength?
The people within Lumo and the skills they have built up of many years is our biggest asset,
over the last 4 years Lumo have built a team of specialist spanning a multiple industries and
job roles with R&D and innovation at the core. As a collective Lumo has the tools and
personnel to work efficiently within any industry and on any task.
6. What are your primary markets / sectors?
R&D and innovation is everywhere! But most of our clients fall under the following
Life sciences, Food and Drink, Science and Technology and Food manufacturing, And
multiple sub sudatories that flow from this. Regardless of the industry come and have a chat
as R&D hides in the most unlikely places.
7. Do you have growth plans for the future?
With Helping companies become successful at the heart of everything we do, we will look to
build on this by helping companies use R&D and innovation to grow and succeed. We will be
looking to build on our wrap around services giving our clients the best possible options and
advice before they even start an R&D project.