Owner Managed Businesses Holding Back Investment Decisions and Pessimistic about the Economy

What's next for businesses post brexit - are owner managed businesses holding back on investment decisions?

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What does your food and drink business need to do with Making Tax Digital?

Is your food and drink business ready for HMRC's Making Tax Digital inititive coming into force on 1 April 2019.

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Preparing for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Even by recent standards, it marks a strange day in Politics when a British Prime Minister views it as a successful result to be given a brief to go back to re-negotiate a deal which is already binding and the EU insists it has no intention of re-opening.

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New Year Resolution – get your paperwork in order

Are you part of a farming partnership? Do you know what the annual accounts show in terms of ownership of the business? 

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Creating the workforce of the future

The World Economic Forum suggests that Artificial Intelligence could create 130 million jobs worldwide. What types of job will that create and will this mean less skilled factory workers required in the manufacturing industry?

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Celebrating 4 Years of Platinum Partnership with Xero

Armstrong Watson are celebrating four years as a Xero Platinum Partner and the first anniversary of their making business digital client conversion project.

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Douglas Russell Embarks on Charity Arctic Circle Trek

Armstrong Watson Accountants’ Dumfries Partner, Douglas Russell, will embark on the walk of a lifetime as he battles against the Arctic elements in aid of Scottish secondary breast cancer charity Make 2nds Count.

VAT on caravan and lodge sales: is there potential for savings?

Alex Nicholson, VAT Director, explains all about VAT liabilities on caravans and lodges 

Inheritance Tax Simplification?

Dealing with the estate of someone who has died can be stressful, but it was generally not costly. 18 months ago, however, the government mooted the idea of increasing the fees in England and Wales - quite substantially. 

An interview with … Tony Woodhouse, semi-retired, Bedale

Background Tony was looking for an independent financial adviser to help him review his income requirements as he was approaching his state pension age. Due to the introduction of the pension freedoms, he felt that he could not work through it alone.