Name: Benjamin Sayer
Job Title: Business Development Executive
What does the Business do: Research & Development (R&D) tax credits is a government led initiative designed to reward UK companies for investing in innovation and look to improve or overcome challenges or uncertainties which they face within their industries. Administered by HMRC, it is an area often overlooked by accountants due to the specialism needed to build claims on behalf of clients and also to be able to maximise claim potential.
What are three words to describe yourself: Friendly, Motivated, Attentive.
What do you love about working from home: Plenty of food close by.
Favourite sports team: Hull FC.
Favourite Book: ‘What they don’t teach you at Harvard Business School’.
Favourite Podcast: Make it happen Mondays.
Favourite Band/Artist: Coldplay.
Best Business Moment in your life: My move to Access2Funding.
What advice would you give to 18-year-old you: Travel.
If you were allowed to have 5 people, living or dead, in lockdown with you, who would they be: Peter Kay (comedy), Gordon Ramsey (cooking), Ant Middleton (fitness & Mindset), Grant Cardone (Lessons in business & Money), Lee Evans (more comedy).
What restaurant are you most looking forward to returning to: Any Steak restaurant.
Celebrity Crush: Michelle Keegan.
Your Business Heroes are: Elon Musk.
What Superhero would you be: Spiderman.
Why Downtown: Downtown is known to be a brilliant community and has proven its importance throughout our organisation.