Case Studies

Case Study: Family-Ownerd Food Retail Company

Family owned food retail company - business owned and operated by 2 brothers

Read more ...

Case Study: John and Pam Cavanagh

After several years of having our tax affairs managed expensively and ineffectively by a well known major international auditing company we switched 3 years ago to Armstrong Watson.

Read more ...
Donald Engineering Logo

Case Study: Donald Engineering's Enhanced Tax Relief

Donald Engineering and Design Limited are a small engineering firm based just outside Carlisle, which carries out design and development work for companies in the food, composites and road-marking industries.

Read more ...

Case Study: Engineered Assistance Limited R&D Tax Credits

Engineered Assistance Limited are an engineering firm based in Leeds, which carries out research and development work for a new form of patient handling technology for use in healthcare.

Read more ...

Case Study: Commercial Vehicle Assistance

The management team (“MBO Team”) in a highly successful commercial vehicle assistance company had decided the time was right to approach the existing owners with a view to completing a Management Buy Out (“MBO”).

Read more ...

Case Study: Family Business Accountancy Restructure

A very long established family business came to Armstrong Watson for help after being with their current accountant for many years.

Read more ...

Case Study: Property Maintenance


A client in the property maintenance industry was having difficulties obtaining credit due to the fact that their accountant was very slow in processing their accounts and filing them with Companies House. A previous year’s accounts were on file and profits had increased since then, yet their outdated accounts were still registered with Companies House.

This has further consequences for the business as the difficulties in obtaining credit had resulted in delays in other areas of the business.

Read more ...

Case Study: Dental Surgery

A Dentist based in Yorkshire has been with their previous accountant for over 5 years. Over this time, contact had been minimal and they didn’t receive any input into other areas of the business.

Read more ...

Case Study: Trustees

Couple in their mid 50’s involved in a motorcycle accident. Mrs suffered head and brain injuries. Mrs qualified for £1.3m compensation awarded under Trust. Appointed Trustees were Mr and a local Solicitor


  • Mr had to give up work to care for his wife
  • Clients needed to generate £30,000 per annum net income and ensure long term sustainability of the income.
  • Clients wanted to ensure capital could still grow in the future.
  • Mr had no investment experience

What we did:

Read more ...

Case Study: Retirement Planning

Married couple both age 65 retiring now, two financially independent children and five grandchildren. Both client and partner in reasonable health although Mr had high blood pressure and angina. Looking to generate appropriate level of retirement income. 

Read more ...

The final date for claims is 14th October 2021. If you require our JRS team to submit your claims please send them to For details on the changes to the scheme visit our CJRS page.